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Mets destroy the Phillies

Mets destroy the Phillies

Lucas Duda continued his recent tear as the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 11-2, in the rubber match of a three-game set Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field.
Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Phillies salvage series finale against San Francisco

Cole Hamels struck out 10 over eight dominant innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies salvage the finale of a four-game series with a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants.
Phillies rally to complete sweep against Brewers

Phillies rally to complete sweep against Brewers

Jimmy Rollins broke up Matt Garza's no-hitter in the seventh inning and put the Phillies in front with a two-run single in the eighth, as Philadelphia rallied for a 9-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers to complete a four-game sweep at Miller Park.

Marlins defeat Phillies 4-0

The Miami Marlins plated two in the first inning and two in the ninth for a 4-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Phillies defeat Braves 5-2

The Philadelphia Phillies took a 5-2 decision from the Atlanta Braves in the second tilt of a three-game set.

Miami Marlins rout Phillies 14-5

Marcell Ozuna crushed his first career grand slam and finished with five RBI as the Miami Marlins topped the Philadelphia Phillies, 14-5.

Philadelphia Phillies beat Marlins 6-5

Jimmy Rollins clubbed a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies went on to post a 6-5 victory.
Angels rout the Phillies

Angels rout the Phillies

Albert Pujols doubled and scored twice and the LA Angels of Anaheim defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 Wednesday afternoon.

Toronto Blue Jays rout the Phillies 12-6

Edwin Encarnacion belted two home runs and drove in three to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 12-6 rout over the Philadelphia Phillies and sweep of the four-game set.

Toronto Blue Jays rout Phillies 12-6

Edwin Encarnacion belted two home runs and drove in three to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 12-6 rout over the Philadelphia Phillies.

Arizona Diamondbacks defeat Phillies 5-4

Aaron Hill and A.J. Pollock led the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a three-game set.

Milwaukee Brewers defeat Phillies 10-4

Ryan Braun hit three home runs and drove in a career-high seven, as the Milwaukee Brewers rolled to a 10-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.
Phillies score 14 runs in opening day against Rangers

Phillies score 14 runs in opening day against Rangers

Cody Asche scored four times and Jimmy Rollins slugged a grand slam as the Phillies had their most Opening Day runs since 1900 with a 14-10 victory.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 4

ATLANTA, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Cameron Rupp rapped a two-run single in the first inning Saturday and Philadelphia survived a late scare to come away with a 5-4 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Philadelphia 4 (7 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Juan Lagares pounded a two-run triple during a big sixth inning that vaulted the New York Mets to a rain-shortened 5-4 win over Philadelphia.
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Jimmy Rollins
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins holds out his World Series Championship ring after U.S. President Barack Obama jokingly asked for it while Obama welcomes the 2008 Major League Baseball World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies on the South Portico of the White House in Washington on May 15, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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James Calvin "Jimmy" Rollins (born November 27, 1978 in Oakland, California), nicknamed "J-Roll", is an All-Star and former MVP shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball's National League.

Though Rollins has developed into a five-tool player during his career due to significant increases in his power hitting, he is perhaps best known for his baserunning skills. He stole at least 20 bases every season from 2001 to 2009, with a career high of 47 in 2008. In this respect, Rollins emulates his childhood baseball hero, Rickey Henderson.

Rollins comes from an athletic family. He grew up watching his mother play competitive fastpitch softball, and credits the experience for helping him develop a cerebral approach to the game; he has been described as having "a near-photographic memory of games and at-bats and pitches".

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jimmy Rollins."
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