PHILADELPHIA -- With apologies to Mel Ott, Yogi Berra and Jimmy "The Toy Cannon'' Wynn, 5-foot, 9-inch guys who take big hacks and hit the ball in the air usually have the wrong idea. That's true no matter how hard the wind is blowing out or how close the fences might be.
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins, a little guy who never gets cheated, did his level best to take another step toward Joe DiMaggio's record 56-game hitting streak on Thursday. Too bad his swing was pure uppercut.
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