Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers is Finally Official

Photo Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Photo Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

After a week’s worth of “maybe” and “why haven’t they announced anything” and “Matt Kemp has old-man hips,” the trade between the Dodgers and Phillies for Jimmy Rollins is officially official.

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As previously reported, the Phillies will send Rollins to L.A. and will receive minor league pitchers Zach Eflin and Tom Windle in return. The Phillies released a statement on the trade, and I think Chase Utley has something in his eye:

“The Dodgers are very lucky to acquire a player like Jimmy. I’ve said it time and time again that Jimmy makes everyone around him better. The team will miss his leadership on the field and his infectious smile, but most of all, I will miss our pre-game handshake.”

The trade will formally be announced in a press conference later today.

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  • Guest December 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Fuck, I think I have something in my eye also.

  • hisham December 19, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    I think that I have something in my schlong

  • tone December 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Hope he’s not serious about the handshake…

  • RubenSux December 19, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    Thanks for the memories Tupac. Now, can you take the Big Piece of Fucking Monkey Shit KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK machine with you?

  • Calling Bullshit December 19, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    I miss Spicnaro about now

  • Fez Whatley December 19, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Is it true that romo is sitting out this Sunday ?

  • Skippy December 19, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Will these pitchers ever make it to the big leagues?

  • gary papa's ghost December 19, 2014 at 3:03 pm

    What’s faster jimmy to first on a popup or dodger fan’s to there car’s after sixth inning.

  • Former WIP Producer December 20, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    2 or 3 years too late. See you later Mr. Pop-Up.

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