Jimmy Rollins available off bench tonight, could start Sunday

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Jimmy Rollins hasn’t played since September 8 because of a hamstring injury, but told Todd Zolecki of MLB.com that he’ll be available off the bench tonight.
Charlie Manuel indicated to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer that Rollins could be cleared to rejoin the Phillies’ starting lineup as soon as Sunday, which would give him seven games to get ready for the playoffs.
Rollins took some swings against live pitching and ran the bases yesterday for the first time, but admitted that he probably won’t be much of a threat to steal any bags for a while: “Can I steal a bag? Yeah. Would I try? No.”

Corey Seager will be included on Dodgers’ World Series roster

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Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager will be on the team’s World Series roster.

Seager, 23, played in the NLDS but was left off the NLCS roster due to a lower back injury suffered in Game 3 against the Diamondbacks. He had three hits, including a triple, in 15 plate appearances in that series. During the regular season, Seager hit .295/.375/.479 with 22 home runs, 77 RBI, and 85 runs scored across 613 PA.

Charlie Culberson and Chris Taylor handled shortstop while Seager was absent. Both players were among the Dodgers’ best performers in the NLCS. With Seager back in the fold, Taylor will play mostly center field and Culberson will return to his bench role.