The Phils get infielder Jayson Nix from the Rays for cash.

This past Friday, to fill in the hole left by backup shortstop Freddy Galvis being placed on the 15-Day Disabled List as he recovers from MRSA, the Phils made a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays, receiving infielder Jayson Nix in exchange for cash. Jayson joined the team before yesterday’s opening day game with the […]
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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...
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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...
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21 days ago  |  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...
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Phillies acquire Jayson Nix from Rays

Phillies acquire Jayson Nix from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash and added him to the 40-man roster. — John Clark CSN (@JClarkCSN) March 29, 2014
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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...
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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...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nix activated, Adams sent down

The Yankees have announced that Jayson Nix has been activated from the DL and will rejoin the team in LA against the Dodgers. David Adams was sent down to make room on the roster. Nix has been sidelined since July 3 with a strained right hamstring. On the season, he’s hitting .236 with two homers and 20 RBI and has seen a lot of action at short since Derek Jeter was on the DL....
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July 28, 2013  |  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...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees' Jayson Nix to Miss 10-14 Days

Yesterday, a strange thing happened.  Eduardo Nunez was removed from the Yankees game and Derek Jeter moved from DH out to shortstop.  This left Andy Pettitte slotted in the lineup to hit.  Of course, things worked themselves out and Pettitte did not have to bat, but Nunez's exit magnified the absence of Jayson Nix.  Nix had reported back to New York yesterday...
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September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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