Simmons had been the seventh-oldest living former Phillies player. There are now 16 former Phillies players age 90 and above.
Rolen has a career bWAR of 70.1, which is higher than Tony Gwynn, Eddie Murray, Ivan Rodriguez, Carlton Fisk, Edgar Martinez, Ryne Sandberg, Roberto Alomar, Craig Biggio, Andre Dawson, and other position players of recent decades.
Who will live? Who will die? On Sunday, November 20, The Walking Dead comes to a conclusion. While the story will live on for a few in those spin-offs, the final resolution to the story for many of our favorites will be revealed.
How the club chooses to handle it's Rhys Hoskins problem is going to be one of the most interesting of this entire off-season.
While I don't see the Dave Dombrowski devoting big bucks to one of the bigger name, higher-priced pitchers, I do expect at least two or three free agent relievers to become prime targets for a deal at some point during this off-season.