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J-Roll deserved benching and more

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Jimmy Rollins is one of Charlie Manuel's favorite players, but for the third time in their relationship, Manuel sent Rollins to the bench for his actions - or lack thereof - on the field.

"Hustle and be on time." Those are the only two rules that manager Charlie Manuel has for his players. Actually, a major league manager shouldn't even have to set those two things as rules. They should be standard operating procedure for players, but in these days of multi-million dollar players, they're not. In Thursday's game, Jimmy Rollins popped a ball up between home and the pitcher's mound...

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