The Phillies Zone Archive: August, 2012

Laynce Nix, center fielder

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MILWAUKEE — Laynce Nix has started 199 career games in center field, but only four since 2007. He is the newest player to play center... Read more

Game 117: An obscure lineup goes for sweep

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MIAMI — It was pointed out to Charlie Manuel that, yes, the Phillies stand a mere 10 games back of the second wild card berth in the... Read more

Polanco to begin rehab Wednesday

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MIAMI — Placido Polanco will begin an official rehab assignment Wednesday with single-A Clearwater. The Phillies expect to activate him... Read more

Broken toe will cost Schierholtz important audition time

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MIAMI — That Nate Schierholtz suffered a broken toe Sunday does not have any immediate bearing on the fourth-place Phillies. They will... Read more

Placido Polanco aiming for weekend return, but how much will he play?

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MIAMI — Later this week, Placido Polanco will travel across the state of Florida to resume playing baseball with the single-A Clearwater... Read more

Pierre Lifts Phillies Over Cardinals

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Juan Pierre drove in the game-winning run as the Phillies topped the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-7 in 11 innings, on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park... Read more

Halladay Longing To Go The Distance

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One could see that it is really killing Roy Halladay to exude patience. If it were up to him, he would have finished Friday’s 3-1 win... Read more

Game 112: A New Look In Center

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The Phillies open a weekend series against the St. Louis Cardinals, showing a new outfield look. Nate Schierholtz, a right fielder since being... Read more

Halladay, Kratz and Brown

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Some pregame tidbits before Game 109: NO REST FOR HALLADAY. Charlie Manuel had floated the idea of shutting down Roy Halladay almost two weeks... Read more

Game 108: Rollins Out Of Starting Lineup

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Jimmy Rollins was written in the original lineup for the Phillies in today’s series finale with the Arizona Diamondbacks, but now Michael... Read more