12/08/11 7:24 PM EST
Nix officially signs two-year deal with Phillies
By Tom Singer / MLB.com
Nix, 31, is a nine-year veteran who had impressive power numbers in 2011 with the Nationals, despite an overall average of .250 and on-base percentage of .299. The left-handed-hitting corner outfielder belted 16 homers in 324 at-bats with 44 RBIs.The Phillies would be the fifth big league club for Nix, who was a fourth-round Draft choice by Texas in 2000 and broke in with the Rangers in '03. He is a lifetime .244 hitter.