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Phillies Player Reviews: Laynce Nix

Nix was good value off the bench in 2012. 2013? Not so much. When Laynce Nix was signed by the Phillies in December 2011, he was signed to a two-year, $2.5 million deal in large part to replace Ross Gload as the main lefty option to hit off of the bench. Gload had been a pretty good value pick up for 2010 but had saw his triple-slash line fall off a cliff in 2011. To say the same...
Via Phillies Nation
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Player Review: Laynce Nix

Before the 2012 season, Ruben Amaro, Jr. signed Laynce Nix to fill the team’s need for a left-handed bat off the bench in the same vein as Ross Gload and Greg Dobbs before him. The deal was relatively cheap and also provided the roster with a player who had a superfluous “y” in their name, something the team was lacking after Jayson Werth skipped town in 2010 and left the Phillies...
Via Phillies Nation
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

The Kansas City Royals All-Time “WTF” Opening Day Lineup

As we are one month from Opening Day, with so much optimism surrounding the 2012 version of the Kansas City Royals, and all of the young stars that project to be in this years Opening Day lineup, we must remember some of the players that graced the Opening Day lineup card in years past that made us ask, “WTF?!?!?” Ahhhhhhhh….Opening Day…when hope springs eternal. The only...
Via i70baseball
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 20 Moments of 2011 Preview

PHOTO APThe calendar will soon turn to 2012, putting 2011 behind for good. This past season, the Philadelphia Phillies set a franchise record with 102 wins, but the St. Louis Cardinals ruined their World Series dreams. Although the Phillies were knocked out of the playoffs earlier than expected, 2011 was an exciting year filled with memorable moments. As we continue to look ahead...
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies Bench Struggles in 2011

Martinez stuck with the Phillies all season. But did he deserve it?Michael Martinez – Martinez came into the 2011 season as a 28 year-old who had yet to reach the majors and was one of the few players in minor league history to ever post a .000 ISO (SLG-AVG) when he did so in 2006. Despite the red flags, specifically positing a .223/.313/.298 triple-slash as a 27 year-old in Double...
Via Phillies Nation
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Jim Thome

The first free agent of the 2011 class has landed - Jim Thome, in Philadelphia. Todd Zolecki of MLB.com is reporting the one year deal. Terms haven't been disclosed, but it's expected to be just a one year pact. Thome made $3 million last year with the Twins and Indians. The deal is questionable if the Phillies expect Thome to play every day while Ryan Howard is rehabbing...
Via The Outside Corner
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Jim Thome

The first free agent of the 2011 class has landed - Jim Thome, in Philadelphia. Todd Zolecki of MLB.com is reporting the one year deal. Terms haven't been disclosed, but it's expected to be just a one year pact. Thome made $3 million last year with the Twins and Indians. The deal is questionable if the Phillies expect Thome to play every day while Ryan Howard is rehabbing...
Via Bloguin Best
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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