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Jimmy Rollins wants to be a leader in Dodgers clubhouse

Jimmy Rollins wants to be a leader in Dodgers clubhouse

Jimmy Rollins might be a newcomer to the Dodgers, but he envisions himself becoming a leader on the team.

“Most definitely,” said Rollins, whose trade from the Phillies was finalized Friday.

Rollins is 36. He has a World Series ring and was the National League’s most valuable player in 2007. He’s also a shortstop.

“The position shortstop itself, if you accept everything that comes along with it, you’re kind of already grown into that position of being a leader,” Rollins said.

Rollins said he has already spoken to Manager Don Mattingly about the dynamics in the Dodgers clubhouse.

Rollins said he isn’t concerned...

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