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And the Phillies Rebuild is Underway: Jimmy Rollins Reportedly Headed to Dodgers

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Looks like the industry buzz about this year’s Winter Meetings being very active was spot on …


It’s unlikely to net them a substantial return, but the Philadelphia Phillies are taking the first needed step in revitalizing their organization by way of a rebuild. According to Jim Salisbury, they’re sending long-time shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers:

That’ll replace Hanley Ramirez – at least positionally – for the Dodgers, and it’s not a bad move for them, given the future presumed emergence of top prospect Corey Seager. The return on the trade will be very interesting, as will any future talks between the teams about Cole Hamels.

And the return is even more interesting, because … drama …

I love three-team trades! Make it happen.


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.