BRIAN BIXLER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phillies Ink Utility Man Bixler

According to Chris Cotillo, the Phillies have signed utility man Brian Bixler to a minor league deal. Bixler, 31, has hit .189/.249/.269 across 356 MLB PA, played every position but pitcher, catcher, and first base last year at Triple-A Las Vegas, and has played every position but pitcher and catcher in the Major Leagues. Bixler has hit .276/.351/.397 in 2516 Triple-A PA.
Via Phillies Nation
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies add utility player Brian Bixler

The Philadelphia Philies have added infielder/outfielder Brian Bixler via a minor league contract. Bixler, 31, should offer the Phillies some organizational depth but probably will not make the team out of spring training. Last season he appeared at the Triple-A level in the New York Mets system hitting .259./323/.372 over 101 games. In Bixler’s big league career he has seen action...
Via Tireball.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lutz and Bixler claim Justin Turner is a Svengali

When most of us think of Justin Turner, we think of the fun-loving guy who walks to the plate to the girly pop sounds of “Call Me Maybe” and who likes to deliver shaving cream pies to the faces of unsuspecting teammates when they are being interviewed on TV. But according to minor leaguers Zach Lutz and Brian Bixler, that’s all a carefully designed act to portray Turner as...
Via Mets360.com
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

A Thousand Words Tangientally Related To Brian Bixler

If the title of this blog post hasn't scared you off yet, then obviously you have some morbid curiosity regarding how anybody who is not in Brian Bixler's immediate family can write a thousand words on Brian Bixler. And not just how ... but why. Why? Simple answer: This is the Mets' version of "hot stove season". Writing a post about Brian Bixler, who was signed...
Via Metstradamus
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Brian Bixler To Minor League Contract

  The Mets have signed 30 year old IF/OF Brian Bixler to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. The Mets made the announcement via Twitter. Bixler hit .193 in 88 at-bats for the Houston Astros in 2012. He has a career batting average of .189, with 3 HR, and 14 RBI in four years with the Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Washington Nationals. This past season...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Bixler taking full advantage of time with Astros

Brian Bixler is a baseball professional. He is not always a major league baseball professional, but he is a very valuable player for a major league team to have on the 40 man roster. He can play just about any position on the field. He has good running speed and a dependable low-power bat. In the last few days he has been showing his value to the Astros. In Tuesday's 6-3 loss...
Via Fox Sports Houston
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros call up Bixler, place Gonzalez on DL

The Houston Astros recalled utility player Brian Bixler from Class AAA Oklahoma City to replace shortstop Marwin Gonzalez, who went on the disabled list with a heel bruise, the Houston Chronicle reported Friday. Bixler, who can play all positions except pitcher and catcher, will back up shortstop without Gonzalez. Bixler was up briefly earlier this year when infielder Jed Lowrie...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Brian Bixler accepts assignment with RedHawks

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Via Astros Daily
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Player profile: Brian Bixler

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Via Astros Daily
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Astros claim utility IF Brian Bixler off of waivers from Nationals

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Via Astros Daily
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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