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JAYSON NIX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals send Colon to Double-A to make room for Nix

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals have optioned rookie infielder Christian Colon to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, opening a roster spot for infielder Jayson Nix. The moves were made before Saturday's game against Cleveland. Colon batted .302 in 19 games with the Royals. Nix was claimed off waivers Thursday from Pittsburgh and arrived in time for Saturday's game...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals claim Jayson Nix

The Royals have claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers from the Pirates, Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star tweets. Nix was designated for assignment by Pittsburgh on Monday. Nix, 31, has bounced around a good deal this year, and will now join his fourth organization on the season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals claim infielder Jayson Nix from Pirates off waivers

  The Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nix hit .133 in 34 games this season with the Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies. He is a career .214 hitter in seven big league seasons. He also has played for Colorado, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland and Toronto. The Royals also activated left-handed pitcher Scott...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals claim Jayson Nix off waivers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nix hit .133 in 34 games this season with the Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies. He is a career .214 hitter in seven big league seasons. He's also played for Colorado, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland and Toronto. The Royals also activated...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Polanco down, Tabata up, Nix gone, Barmes back

The headline covers the Bucs’ notable roster moves on Monday: Gregory Polanco to Indianapolis, Jose Tabata back up from Indy, Jayson Nix designated for assignment, and Clint Barmes activated off the DL. Polanco going to the minors is a bit of a shock – especially if you’d have told me this would be happening a couple months ago – but it does make some sense. The rookie has...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Diamondbacks beat Pirates on controversial call

Controversy was afoot once again in Phoenix on Sunday, and this isn’t a good look for second base umpire Lance Barrett. Andy Marte grounded into what looked like an inning-ending double play, but Jayson Nix’s throw hit Nick Ahmed in the hands as Ahmed slid into second. Barrett ruled the contact incidental instead of intentional, allowing the game-winning run to score. When you...
Via The Outside Corner
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs beat Pirates on walk-off slide

PHOENIX -- Arizona runner Nick Ahmed put his arms up as he slid into second base and deflected a potential double play relay in the 10th inning Sunday, giving the Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates lingered on the field to argue with the umpires, to no avail. There was no video review of the final play. With runners at the corners and one out, Andy Marte...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Outright Nix, Galvis Breaks Clavicle

Jayson Nix is gone. He’s been outrighted off the 40-man roster, so he can either accept a trip to Lehigh Valley, or become a free agent. A corresponding move will come before tomorrow’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. Which move that will be is unclear. It could be Cesar Hernandez or Ronny Cedeno. It’s unlikely to be Darin Ruf, who just started his rehab assignment at...
Via Phillies Nation
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays trade Jayson Nix to Phillies for cash considerations

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired infielder Jayson Nix in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays. Nix is a career .218 hitter in 425 games over six seasons. The 31-year-old right-handed hitter batted .270 with a homer this spring for Tampa Bay. The Rays received cash considerations in Friday's deal. Nix batted .236 with three homers and 24 RBIs in 87 games with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Jayson Nix succeeding in a thankless situation

Jayson Nix, the do-it-all infielder for the New York Yankees, is in an unenviable position. He has been charged with filling in for the injured Derek Jeter, a task as impossible as…taking the place of Dumbledore at Hogwarts. With Jeter out, Jayson Nix has stepped up Fans in the Bronx don’t want to see anyone other than Derek Jeter at shortstop. First, because he is good. Because...
Via isportsweb.com
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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