Rollins Scratched from Phillies Lineup

July 24, 2008 9:18:42 AM PDT
Jimmy Rollins was scratched from the Philadelphia Phillies' lineup for their game against the New York Mets on Thursday. The Phillies didn't immediately announce a reason for the change. Eric Bruntlett replaced Rollins at shortstop and in the leadoff spot.

Rollins is batting .270 with six homers and 35 RBIs this season. The NL MVP hit .296 with 30 homers and 94 RBIs last season.