Game 100: Finding Starts For Nix

ATLANTA — The Phillies are fortunate enough to have Ryan Howard and Chase Utley back in their lineup every day. But unfortunately it squashes out guys like Laynce Nix who can provide offense every day. Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said that he wants to get Nix in the lineup more often, be it at first … Continue reading Game 100: Finding Starts For Nix

Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

PHI: 13-13, 4th in NL East;¬†WAS: 16-9, 1st in NL East When: May 4-6 Where: Nationals Park (Washington D.C.) Probable Pitchers Friday: Kyle Kendrick (0-2, 6.59) vs Stephen Strasberg (2-0, 1.13) Saturday: Vance Worley (2-1, 1.97) vs Gio Gonzalez (2-1, 1.82) Sunday: Cole Hamels (3-1, 2.78) vs Jordan Zimmerman (1-2, 1.89) Broadcast Info Friday, 7:05, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Washington Nationals

Phils Win On 4th-Inning Bombs

The five-run 9th inning of Tuesday’s 9-5 loss to the Diamondbacks may have sparked the offense. Feeding off the meaningless outburst, the Phillies powered their way past Arizona with three home runs, winning 8-5 and snapping a three-game losing streak. It all started with Hunter Pence, who many thought wouldn’t have even been in tonight’s … Continue reading Phils Win On 4th-Inning Bombs

Pierre, Podsednik highlight this spring’s battles

Even championship-caliber teams have position battles during Spring Training. With a good idea of who the 25 men making the Opening Day roster, a few position and roster battles loom heading into this season. With a place on the team is set, John Mayberry, Laynce Nix and Ty Wigginton are all battling it out for … Continue reading Pierre, Podsednik highlight this spring’s battles

Phillies sign former Nats outfielder Nix

The Phillies are looking to fill their void in left field via platoon. Instead of dropping big bucks on Michael Cuddyer, the Phillies went out and signed Nationals left fielder Laynce Nix, according to CSN’s Jim Salisbury. The signing comes only a couple weeks after they picked up corner infielder/outfielder Ty Wigginton. The reported length … Continue reading Phillies sign former Nats outfielder Nix