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Jimmy Rollins sits but remains Dodgers' starting shortstop

Jimmy Rollins sits but remains Dodgers' starting shortstop

On Tuesday, for the first time in his distinguished 16-year career, Jimmy Rollins started a game batting ninth. On Wednesday, the shortstop did not start at all, the third consecutive time the Dodgers have left him out of the lineup against a left-handed pitcher, this time against a pitcher Rollins had tagged for eight hits in 18 at-bats. The Dodgers' best prospect, and perhaps the best prospect in baseball, is a shortstop, Corey Seager. However, with the Dodgers in first place and Seager with 40 games of experience above the double-A level, Manager Don Mattingly said that Rollins remains the Dodgers' regular shortstop. "I don't think we need to sit here and...

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