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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

Philadelphia Phillies outright INF Jayson Nix to Lehigh Valley

Is there an upcoming move coming for the Philadelphia Phillies? It just might be, with the broken left collarbone injury to Freddy Galvis and now infielder Jayson Nix has been outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Nix has the option to become a free agent. According to Phillies beat writer Kevin Cooney, there will be a move to replace Nix tomorrow. Move to replace will come tomorrow...
Via Total Sports Live
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nixed: Phillies Outright Jayson Nix Off The Major League Roster

The Phillies' bench has been bad. It has been so bad that our columnist Rich Wilkins suggests that the General Manager be fired over it. With a clear need for change, the Phillies have begun making moves, and the team has begun to make some. Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports...
Via Philliedelphia
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Acquire Jayson Nix from Rays, Send Aumont to Iron Pigs

On Friday, the Phillies rounded out their bench by acquiring Jayson Nix, brother of Laynce, from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash. Nix, 31, will be Jimmy Rollins’ backup at shortstop. Last season with the Yankees, Nix hit 236 with three homers and 24 RBIs in 86 games. He can also play second base, third base, and has played in the outfield. Not a bad move to make as the final bench...
Via Phillies Nation
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Phillies acquire Jayson Nix

It was reported the other day that the Phillies were looking for a backup shortstop to take the place of Jimmy Rollins when he wasn't in the lineup. It appears that the Phillies have now found that person as they have acquired infielder Jayson Nix via trade by the Tampa Bay Rays.By Keith Allison on Flickr via Wikimedia CommonsEven though this isn't a blockbuster deal for Philadelphia...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 29, 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 the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcomer spotlight: Jayson Nix gains new perspective on Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Jayson Nix, once a foe, enjoys his new perspective. The 31-year-old utility man is no stranger to the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League East, though his vantage point has changed since January. The six-year veteran appeared in 161 games the past two seasons with the New York Yankees. And throughout the 2011 campaign, he played in 46 contests with the Toronto...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jayson Nix agrees to minor league deal with Rays

Reserve infielder Jayson Nix has agreed to a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. The deal announced Thursday includes an invitation to major league spring training. The 31-year-old Nix appeared in 87 games for the New York Yankees in 2013, batting .236 with three homers and 24 RBIs. He played 48 games at shortstop, 41 at third base and four at second base. Nix is a...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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