• Rollins understands why Utley is staying in Philly
  • It makes perfect sense to Jimmy Rollins why Chase Utley wants to stay in Philadelphia, despite Phillies interim president Pat Gillick saying the team will not win again until 2017 at the earliest.

  • Phillies finalize Rollins-to-Dodgers deal
  • The Phillies and Dodgers agreed more than a week ago to trade Jimmy Rollins to Los Angeles for a pair of Minor League pitchers, and the trade was officially announced on Friday. Philadelphia sent Rollins and cash to the Dodgers for left-handed pitcher Tom Windle and right-handed pitcher Zach Eflin.

  • Despite new uniform, Rollins knows legacy is with Phillies
  • Jimmy Rollins leaves Philadelphia with a legacy few have matched or surpassed. Yet he carefully considered his time and tenure when Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. contacted him in November about potential trades with the Yankees, Mets and Padres. Rollins still planned to honor his contract with the Phillies, he said, but a short time later Rollins' agent texted Amaro and said the shortstop would accept a trade to the Dodgers.

  • Winter dealing could just be starting for Phils
  • The Phillies' rebuilding effort is underway, but it is far from over. There are still trades to be explored involving a number of veteran players.

  • Phillies' future at short begins with Galvis
  • The Phillies will have a new starting shortstop on Opening Day next season for the first time since 2001, now that Jimmy Rollins has been traded to the Dodgers.

  • Rollins leaves behind a storied legacy in Philly
  • Before heading to the Dodgers in a trade completed on Thursday, Jimmy Rollins became the best shortstop in Phillies history and the all-time hits leader (2,306) for a club that has been around for more than 130 years.

  • With future uncertain, Hamels keeps open mind
  • Is Cole Hamels the next Phillies player to be traded? Hamels would not mind following Jimmy Rollins to a winner, considering the circumstances.

  • Phils select versatile Herrera, lefty Oliver in Rule 5 Draft
  • The Phillies selected two players in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, which capped a busy week at the Winter Meetings. They took outfielder/infielder Odubel Herrera from the Rangers before selecting left-hander Andrew Oliver from the Pirates.

  • Busy week for Phillies, but rebuild just starting
  • Is Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. pleased with the work the the club accomplished at the Winter Meetings? Does he think the rebuild is headed in the right direction? Does he anticipate more changes before Spring Training? Amaro is expected to share his insights once Jimmy Rollins is officially traded to the Dodgers for a pair of Minor League pitchers.

  • Phillies add up-and-coming lefty Rodriguez for Bastardo
  • Left-hander Antonio Bastardo is headed to the Pirates for Minor League lefty Joely Rodriguez, who the Phillies project as a starting pitcher. Bastardo, who will become a free agent following the 2015 season, became expendable with the emergence of young left-handers Jake Diekman and Mario Hollands.

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