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Rollins vests $11 million option for 2015 on Friday

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

Jimmy Rollins is officially under contract for the 2015 season.
Jimmy Rollins is officially under contract for the 2015 season. (USATSI)

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With his second plate appearance on Friday night, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins officially triggered his $11 million vesting option for next season. The option vested with his 1,100th plate appearance from 2013-14.

Rollins, 35, went in Friday's game hitting .243/.326/.398 (102 OPS+) with 13 home runs and 19 doubles this season. He's bounced back nicely after putting up a soft .252/.318/.348 (86 OPS+) batting line last season.

The Phillies are reportedly willing to trade just about anyone on their roster, and Rollins has already indicated he would be open to waiving his no-trade clause to join a contender. He could be moved in the offseason if not at the deadline.

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