ESPN's article on spring training battles (Link
, dated yesterday) has Nix as the frontrunner, but mentions how wide open it is.
I don't know too much about any of these guys except for Giles, but I can't see why they wouldn't
gives Nix a shot after his season last year and his off-season accolades. Giles just seems like such a yawn here. I'd think they'd rather be younger if they could, and see if the kid can cut big-league pitching.
Now that I've heard about him, I wish I would have taken the time to catch a few of his minor league games in the Springs while I was living there last year.... oh well...