Jimmy Rollins has been a mainstay in Philadelphia for over a decade, winning three Gold Glove awards and an NL MVP in the process. Now entering free agency, Rollins is poised to enter what might be his last significant contract.
The San Francisco Giants desperately need offensive upgrades to bolster their chances of winning the National League West. With the Philadelphia Phillies’ seemingly bottomless checkbook and San Francisco’s historically “tightwad” ownership, however, it seems as though signing Jimmy Rollins may be impossible for the Giants.
But never fear! Here are five better things that the Giants can spend money on besides Jimmy Rollins. After all, he is an aging shortstop, and one need only look to last season to see how the last two “aging shortstops” Brian Sabean signed panned out.