Jimmy Rollins Signs 3-Year Deal with Philadelphia Phillies

Michael FoglianoAnalyst IDecember 17, 2011

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 04:  Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies warms up prior to an at-bat against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 4, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Jimmy Rollins has agreed to a three-year deal with the Phillies, according to Jerry Crasnick of espn.com. The deal is said to be worth around $33 million with a fourth-year vesting option, according to Jim Salisbury of csnphilly.com. 

The Milwaukee Brewers were among other teams who were in the running for Rollins, but Crasnick himself stated, "Brewers made an offer, but he ultimately wanted to stay home."

Rollins, who is 33 years old, hit .268 with 16 HR and 63 RBI last season. He has spent his entire career in Philadelphia, and Phillies fans will be satisfied to see him stay put.

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