Thursday, July 24, 2008
Jimmy Rollins was a late scratch from the game, getting benched for showing up late to the game. Rollins got to the game one hour before it started, breaking Charlie Manuel's rule about showing up on time. It was the second time this season Rollins has been benched by Manuel, he was previously benched for not hustling. Rollins really let his team down at the worst possible time, considering the Phils were playing without their team leader against their biggest rival. Rollins did pinch hit late in the game and grounded into the final out.
The second place Phillies will now come home for a three game series with the Atlanta Braves. Think J-Roll might hear some boos for his benching?
Highlights of today's game: