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ESPN.com Updated Aug 31, 2012Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins apologized to manager Charlie Manuel and returned to the lineup Friday night, a day after the former NL MVP was benched in the middle of a game for failing to hustle.Share Tweetphilly.com Aug 31, 2012CAN YOU TRUST Kyle Kendrick to be one of the guys in 2013? Barring an offseason trade, the Phillies will again headline their starting rotation with the trio of Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee.Share Tweet
Sam Donnellon: Phillies' Juan Pierre prepares and plays like a prophilly.com Aug 31, 2012THE FIELD was empty save a coach, a groundskeeper and one small man scurrying about gathering baseballs. Juan Pierre had just pushed about two dozen balls from the batter's box to various coordinates of the infield, spraying them uniformly as if diagram…Share Tweet