Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 3/12/12

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Time: 1:05 pm, McKechnie Field – Bradenton, FL
Weather: 10% Chance of Showers, 77
TV: Sorry folks, this one’s not on TV today.
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After a loss and a tie yesterday, the Phils reconvene in Bradenton, FL to match up with the Bucs. Juan Pierre looks to bounce back after an ugly day (0-5, 6 LOB) while Scott Podsednik tries to keep the pressure on him for the fifth outfield spot (6-17 with 3 2B, 3-3 SBs). Tyson Gillies will again start in CF while Shane Victorino gets the start at DH. Laynce Nix will make his second straight start at first base. The Vanimal will take the rubber looking to improve on an ugly first start of the season.

Phillies Lineup:
1. Jimmy Rollins, SS
2. Juan Pierre, LF
3. Shane Victorino, DH
4. Laynce Nix, 1B
5. Carlos Ruiz, C
6. Scott Podsednik, RF
7. Tyson Gillies, CF
8. Pete Orr, 3B
9. Michael Martinez, 2B

Phillies Pitchers:
RHP Vance Worley
LHP Pat Misch
RHP David Herndon
LHP Antonio Bastardo

GO PHILLIES!

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