Jimmy Rollins and his wife are expecting the couple’s second child. He didn’t fly out with team, but could still join team by tomorrow.
— Ryan Lawrence (@ryanlawrence21) March 30, 2014
According to reports, shortstop Jimmy Rollins did not fly to Arlington with the Phillies for Opening Day as he and his wife are expecting their second child. Jayson Nix would likely be the Opening Day shortstop if Rollins is not available.
Best of luck to the Rollins family!