Thursday, August 27, 2015

Rollins back in line-up to face Cubs

As Charlie Manuel indicated yesterday, shortstop Jimmy Rollins is back in the line-up, his first start since fouling a ball off of his knee against the Pirates on Saturday.

Rollins back in line-up to face Cubs

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Jimmy Rollins will return to the lineup for the first time since Saturday. (Steven M. Falk/Staff photographer)
Jimmy Rollins will return to the lineup for the first time since Saturday. (Steven M. Falk/Staff photographer)

 As Charlie Manuel indicated yesterday, shortstop Jimmy Rollins is back in the line-up, his first start since fouling a ball off of his knee against the Pirates on Saturday.

Rollins fielded groundballs yesterday and apparently felt fine. He has pinch-hit once since the injury.

Here is the line-up against Cubs righty Randy Wells.

Kyle Kendrick goes for the Phillies

  1. Jimmy Rollins SS
  2. Placido Polanco 3B
  3. Chase Utley 2B
  4. Ryan Howard 1B
  5. Shane Victorino CF
  6. Raul Ibanez LF
  7. Domonic Brown RF
  8. Dane Sardinha C
  9. Kyle Kendrick RHP

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