Phils Exercise Rollins Option for 2011


Not a surprise, but a nice bit of news and I think well timed. Unless his production suddenly craters, he's an absolute bargain at the $8.5 million he'll earn--even with the lousy OBP. The Rollins contract was Ed Wade's last and arguably greatest gift to the Phillies franchise; when it's all done, the former MVP will have delivered tens of millions of dollars in value beyond what he actually earned over its six years, including the option.