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MVP Rollins headed to DL for first time in eight-year career

Updated: April 20, 2008, 11:43 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PHILADELPHIA -- Jimmy Rollins the MVP has two more capital letters next to his name: DL.

Rollins was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday for the first time in his eight-year career because of a sprained left ankle, nearly two weeks after last year's NL MVP was hurt running the bases against the Mets.

"It has gotten a lot better, but it isn't getting better from this point," Rollins said before the Phillies defeated New York 5-4.

Eric Bruntlett started his 11th straight ...

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