Originally posted on Macho Row  |  Last updated 4/25/12
Now that is more like it. While Tuesday night's 8-5 win in Arizona showed that the Phillies still have some pop in their bats, it was just one game. Was Hunter Pence essentially putting himself in the lineup and promptly hitting a two-run home run in the first inning a positive sign? What about Laynce Nix hitting his first home run with the Phillies, pushing the fourth inning lead to 4-0? What, if anything, should be made of Pete Orr's three runs batted in? Shane Victorino hit his team-leading fourth home run as well The Phillies have been lacking on offense this season, largely due to missing Ryan Howard and Chase Utley. On Tuesday the team matched a season-high for runs scored (scored eight runs April 15 vs. New York Mets) and snapped a three-game losing streak. Now the Phillies have a chance to salvage a series before heading home for four games with the Chicago Cubs. It has been a tough west-coast road trip for the Phillies, who dropped a series in San Francisco and split in S...
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