2013 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB): Charlie Manuel has been fired (Aug. 16)
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08-12-2013, 10:28 PM
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I'm surprised at Nix clearing waivers. He's not an all star, but he's a pretty solid bench guy. He can play the outfield and first base, and still hits righties fairly decently. He's a career .250 hitter against lefties. Not great by any means but I would think someone would want him for a late inning AB vs. righty or a spot start vs. a righty. Guess not.
Nix is in his own head. He was so locked in at the beginning of the year and then just hit the wall. Pinch hitting is one of the hardest things in sports to do and it can eat you up if you let it.
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