Quick-healing Pence back in Phillies' lineup

Quick-healing Pence back in Phillies' lineup
April 24, 2012, 11:02 pm
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Hunter Pence couldnt lift his left arm on Monday, but hes already back in the Phillies lineup for Tuesday's game.

The rightfielder had an MRI on his left shoulder Tuesday morning that showed no structural damage.

Im a quick healer, said Pence, who gave credit to the Phillies training staff.

Pence injured the shoulder diving for a ball Sunday in San Diego and missed Mondays game in Arizona. The Phillies offense couldnt score and managed just five hits over the first eight innings against the Diamondbacks before exploding for five runs on six hits in the ninth.

Here is tonights lineup against overhanded righty Josh Collmenter:

Lineup
Juan Pierre, LF
Pete Orr, 2B
Jimmy Rollins, SS
Hunter Pence, RF
Shane Victorino, CF
Ty Wigginton, 3B
Laynce Nix, 1B
Brian Schneider, C
Vance Worley, P

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