Monday, May 11, 2009

Stats to Ponder: Jimmy Rollins Edition

J-Roll has batted under .200 for a calendar month twice in his career. In April 2004, Rollins went 13-for-71, for a .183 average. The following month, Rollins went 30-for-107, which is a .280 average. And in August 2005, Rollins went 22-for-117, for a .188 average. The month that followed saw Rollins go 49-for-122 for a .402 average. Rollins is batting .171 so far in May 2009. Improvement is not far away for Jimmy.


The Phillies are 10-2 in games this year which Rollins scores at least 1 run.
The Phillies are 4-12 in games which Rollins does not score.


Jimmy Rollins in 6 games against the Braves this year is batting .071 (2-for-28).
In 2008 Rollins batted .284 against the Braves in 18 games.
In 2007 Rollins batted .347 against the Braves in 18 games.
In 2006 Rollins batted .367 against the Braves in 18 games.

Jimmy Milestone Watch:

  • 6 more RBI and Rollins will tie Scott Rolen for 25th all time in Phillies RBI leaders.
  • 7 more triples and Rollins will tie Richie Ashburn for 4th all time in Phillies triples leaders.
  • 15 more runs scored and Rollins will tie Billy Hamilton for 10th all time in Phillies runs leaders.
  • 26 more hits and Rollins will tie Tony Taylor for 10th all time in Phillies hits leaders.
  • 27 more games played and Rollins will tie Pat Burrell for 16th most games played as a Phillie.

2 comments:

Amanda said...

Rollins has been off to slow starts, so hopefully he will start to get hot. Either way, I'm tired of him popping up the first pitch.

Canadian Wood said...

Agreed. He needs to take a lesson from Chase and take the first pitch. They know he's looking for a fastball, he's definitely not getting it first.