Will Jimmy Find What He’s Looking For?

As expected, Jimmy Rollins became a free agent on Sunday, along with fellow Phillies Ross Gload, Raul Ibanez, Brad Lidge, Ryan Madson, Roy Oswalt, and Brian Schneider. The Phillies are in discussions with Rollins’ agent, but it may be tough to reach an agreement that gives him what he’s looking for:

Yep, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer, he’s not a seeking a five-year contract, but a five-year contact.

I’ve heard of extended wear contacts, but they seem to top out at 30 days, making 5 years seem a bit extreme.

Good luck with that one, Jimmy!  😉

11 comments

    • Rants, Raves, etc.

      Ha, ha, I’ll be his friend for five years! I really wonder how much actually proofreading goes on these days, now that everyone relies on spell-check. Easy to miss this one, since “contact” is a word and not an obvious misspelling.

  1. toosoxy

    typos make the journalist in me cringe. and reread all of our newspapers this week.

    proofreading still exists! but so do thing like copydesks. so. um. sometimes it’s not the reporter’s fault, i hear…

    • Rants, Raves, etc.

      Not sure off the top of my head who his agent is – I know it’s not Boras, though. As it is, he ended up signing a three-year deal, with an option for a fourth, to stay with the Phils. That works for me. 🙂

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