MLB: Arizona 3, Philadelphia 2

PHOENIX, May 11 (UPI) -- David Hernandez retired the game's final two batters with the potential tying run on third base Friday to preserve Arizona's 3-2 victory over Philadelphia.

MLB: Arizona 2, Philadelphia 1

PHOENIX, May 10 (UPI) -- Patrick Corbin remained unbeaten Thursday and lowered his earned run average to 1.73 while sending Arizona to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, New York Mets 1

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard smacked a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning Sunday and Philadelphia completed a sweep of the New York Mets with a 5-1 win.

MLB: Philadelphia 7, St. Louis 3

PHILADELPHIA, April 21 (UPI) -- Philadelphia's Erik Kratz cracked a three-run homer Sunday and the Phillies used a big eighth inning to spank St. Louis 7-3.

MLB: Philadelphia 2, Miami 1

MIAMI, April 14 (UPI) -- Roy Halladay tossed eight innings of one-run ball for his 200th career win and Laynce Nix homered Sunday in the Philadelphia Phillies' 2-1 win over Miami.

MLB: Philadelphia 7, New York Mets 3

PHILADELPHIA, April 10 (UPI) -- Chase Utley and Domonic Brown accounted for all the scoring in a five-run first inning Wednesday that sent Philadelphia to a 7-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Colorado 2

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Pinch-hitter Nat Schierholtz singled in Jimmy Rollins from third with one out in the ninth inning Friday to bring Philadelphia a 3-2 decision over Colorado.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Washington 1

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Cliff Lee hurled seven innings of one-run ball and clubbed a run-scoring double Sunday, boosting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 win over Washington.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Arizona 4

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard sent home a game-winning run with a ninth-inning single Sunday and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 5-4 win over Arizona.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, San Fran. 3 (12 inn.)

PHILADELPHIA, July 22 (UPI) -- Jimmy Rollins delivered a run-scoring single in the 12th inning Sunday, boosting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 decision over San Francisco.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 0

ATLANTA, May 3 (UPI) -- Joe Blanton pitched a three-hit shutout Thursday in lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: Atlanta 15, Philadelphia 13 (11 inn.)

ATLANTA, May 2 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones' two-run homer with no one out in the 11th inning Wednesday lifted Atlanta to a wild 15-13 victory over Philadelphia.

MLB: Philadelphia 8, Arizona 5

PHOENIX, April 25 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence and Laynce Nix each hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning Tuesday to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-5 win over Arizona.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 (UPI) -- Roy Halladay threw eight strong innings en route to his third win of the season Monday, carrying the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-2 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Washington 6, Florida 4

MIAMI, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Michael Morse clubbed a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning Monday, rallying the Washington Nationals to a 6-4 win over Florida.
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Laynce Nix
Cincinnati Reds Drew Stubbs (L) and Laynce Nix try to catch the rolling baseball off the bat of St. Louis Cardinals Jason La Rue in the eighth inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on May 1, 2010. Tghe hit went for a double as St. louis defeated Cincinnati 6-3. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Laynce Michael Nix (born October 30, 1980 in Houston, Texas) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who plays for the Washington Nationals. Nix plays all three outfield positions, but plays most of his games at left field. His younger brother is Jayson Nix, a utility player for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Nix attended Midland High School in Midland, Texas, where he played both football and baseball. In addition to starting at quarterback for the football team, Nix was named to the All-Permian Basin Baseball Team before graduating in 2000.

Nix was selected in the fourth round of the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft by the Texas Rangers. He made his debut on July 10, 2003, in a game against the Minnesota Twins. In that game, he recorded his first major league hit, and also scored a run.

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