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Phillies Player Reviews: Laynce Nix

Nix was good value off the bench in 2012. 2013? Not so much. When Laynce Nix was signed by the Phillies in December 2011, he was signed to a two-year, $2.5 million deal in large part to replace Ross Gload as the main lefty option to hit off of the bench. Gload had been a pretty good value pick up for 2010 but had saw his triple-slash line fall off a cliff in 2011. To say the same...
Via Phillies Nation
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Laynce Nix blames Nike for his calf injuries last season

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Laynce Nix struggled through a frustrating 2012 season last year. Because of injuries, the 32-year-old was only able to play in 70 games. He became a small part of what was a major theme for the Phillies all year long, but unlike his teammates Nix has someone to blame for his injuries. It’s the shoes. According to Nix, the Nike cleats he wore over...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Player Review: Laynce Nix

Before the 2012 season, Ruben Amaro, Jr. signed Laynce Nix to fill the team’s need for a left-handed bat off the bench in the same vein as Ross Gload and Greg Dobbs before him. The deal was relatively cheap and also provided the roster with a player who had a superfluous “y” in their name, something the team was lacking after Jayson Werth skipped town in 2010 and left the Phillies...
Via Phillies Nation
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Could Have Done Better than Nix

Laynce Nix hit .250/.299/.451 for the Nationals last season. The Phillies have signed free agent Laynce Nix to a two-year contract, as first reported by Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com.Nix is a 6-foot-1, 220-pound lefthanded corner outfielder and first baseman who has played nine major league seasons for four different teams. Last year, Nix hit .250 with a .299 on-base percentage...
Via Phillies Nation
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Nix just missed...

(Mike Stanton caught Laynce Nix's game-tying HR bid about a foot shy of the wall. Screen grab of TV/MASN.) “Storen, he never gives up anything and he gave up the two-run homer. That was the difference.” (Davey Johnson, via Washington Times, 7/28/2011) Marlins 7, Nationals 5: The pitching's not helping anymore. Nix gave it a ride, but 9th inning comeback...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 28, 2011  |  Discuss

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