BY SCOTT BUTLER, Feedcrossing.com syndication
The time has come to move Jimmy Rollins down in the lineup. Rollins is statistically the second best defensive shortstop in Major League history, he is the longest tenured athlete in Philadelphia, his leadership helped bring five straight division championships, and he was instrumental in winning the 2008 World Series.
That’s nice. Now move Jimmy Rollins down to the bottom of the lineup.
I’ve heard enough of the Jimmy Rollins is a sparkplug jibber jabber. J-Roll cannot be a sparkplug when he is hitting .225, he just can’t. He isn’t getting hits, he doesn’t walk, he has no power, and now has just above average speed, so he needs to leave the top of the lineup and he needs to leave fast.
May 16, 2012 | Categories: MLB | Tags: baseball blog, freddy galvis, jimmy rollins, jimmy rollins stinks, MLB blog, philadelphia Phillies, phillies blog, why is jimmy rollins playing so poorly | Leave a comment