Phillies SS Rollins out of lineup with calf injury

Updated: October 1, 2012, 6:21 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins is out of the starting lineup against the Washington Nationals because of an injured right calf.

It's only the fourth game Rollins has missed this season.

He said before Monday's game against Washington he felt his calf tighten up while playing a day earlier.

Rollins is hitting .250 with 23 homers, 68 RBIs and 30 steals in 2012.

Philadelphia has been eliminated from playoff contention after winning the previous five NL East titles.


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