Rollins Strains His Calf Again
Jimmy Rollins left tonight’s game in the sixth inning with a mildly strained right calf muscle.
The Phillies said he is day-to-day.
Rollins had just returned to the lineup Monday after originally straining his right calf April 12 during pregame warm-ups at Citizens Bank Park. Rollins singled to right field in the sixth and pulled up after about six steps down the line. He jogged slowly to first base and left the game almost immediately.
The calf injury is a tricky one. Greg Dobbs said it bothered him throughout last season, and he only recovered completely after the offseason. Shane Victorino spent July 31 – Aug. 21, 2007, on the DL with an injured calf. He tweaked the calf Aug. 24 and started just six of 23 games he played the rest of the regular season.