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Game 2: Return of Clifton

PITTSBURGH — Charlie Manuel said he expects to tinker with his lineup often in the early parts of the season. For Game 2 of 2012, he makes only one change.

Game 2: Return of Clifton

Shane Victorino will again lead off for the Phillies. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)
Shane Victorino will again lead off for the Phillies. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

PITTSBURGH — Charlie Manuel said he expects to tinker with his lineup often in the early parts of the season. For Game 2 of 2012, he makes only one change.

Laynce Nix is at first base with Ty Wigginton on the bench. Pittsburgh will start a righthander, Jeff Karstens, so the lefty Nix will have his first shot.

Nix has made only six career starts at first base and all six came in 2011 with Washington.

The full lineup:

1. Shane Victorino 8
2. Placido Polanco 5
3. Jimmy Rollins 6
4. Hunter Pence 9
5. Laynce Nix 3
6. John Mayberry Jr. 7
7. Carlos Ruiz 2
8. Freddy Galvis 4
9. Cliff Lee 1


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