Phillies Officially Re-Sign Jimmy Rollins To Three-Year, $33 Million Deal

Tuesday December 20th, 2011

The Philadelphia Phillies have officially re-signed shortstop Jimmy Rollins to a three-year, $33 million deal, according to Major League Baseball’s official Twitter account.

The deal also reportedly includes a vesting option for 2015, which would allow the three-time All-Star to return to Philadelphia for his 16th season.

During the Winter Meetings it appeared unclear whether Rollins, who has played his entire career with Philadelphia, would return in 2012. The 33-year-old reportedly wanted a five-year deal, however the Phillies were not willing to commit to him on a long-term deal.

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