Saturday, May 30, 2015

Game 65: Rollins goes for the hit record

Jimmy Rollins is just one hit from tying Mike Schmidt for the Phillies all-time hit record and he looks to make headway in tonight’s game against the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park.

Game 65: Rollins goes for the hit record

Jimmy Rollins. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)
Jimmy Rollins. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)

Jimmy Rollins is just one hit from tying Mike Schmidt for the Phillies all-time hit record and he looks to make headway in tonight’s game against the Chicago Cubs at Citizens Bank Park.

Rollins has 2,333 career hits. This season Rollins is batting just .249 but his .347 on base percentage is the second best in his career. His career-high was .349 in 2008.

Tonight’s pitching matchup features Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.35) against Cubs RHP Jake Arrieta (1-1, 2.50).

Here is the Phillies lineup

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3. Chase Utley, 2b

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7. Carlos Ruiz, c

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