Sources: Jimmy Rollins must lead

Updated: March 19, 2014, 3:00 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Jimmy Rollins was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1996, has played his entire career with the team and has won a league MVP award and a World Series title.

But there is strong sentiment within the organization that the Phillies would be better off trading him and establishing a new tone with a new shortstop, according to sources.

There is one major hurdle -- perhaps insurmountable -- to any potential deal, of course. Rollins has the right to veto any trade proposals, ...

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