Laynce Nix #17

  • CF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 1"/220

Laynce Nix MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.240 69 249 9 .703

Laynce Nix Bio

  • Full Name: Laynce Michael Nix
  • Born: 10/30/1980 in Houston, TX
  • Draft: 2000, Texas Rangers, 4th rd. (124th overall)
  • High School: Midland, TX
  • Debut: July 10, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 8/3/2013
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jayson Nix
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 1915 235 460 69 249 9 .240 .286 .703

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Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2003 Frisco TEX

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/28/2006 Oklahoma PCL
08/20/2007 Nashville PCL

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Season 3B Rank
2004 4 22nd in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2004 113 18th in AL

Laynce Nix Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 12, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies released RF Laynce Nix.
August 6, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies designated RF Laynce Nix for assignment.
July 22, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies activated RF Laynce Nix from the 15-day disabled list.
July 20, 2012 Clearwater Threshers sent LF Laynce Nix on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
May 11, 2012 Laynce Nix roster status changed by Philadelphia Phillies.
December 8, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent LF Laynce Nix.
October 30, 2011 LF Laynce Nix elected free agency.
March 30, 2011 Washington Nationals selected the contract of LF Laynce Nix from Syracuse Chiefs.
February 3, 2011 Washington Nationals signed free agent LF Laynce Nix to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 3, 2011 Syracuse Chiefs signed free agent Laynce Nix.
November 9, 2010 LF Laynce Nix elected free agency.
September 18, 2010 Cincinnati Reds activated LF Laynce Nix from the 15-day disabled list.
August 31, 2010 Cincinnati Reds placed LF Laynce Nix on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 26, 2010. Sprained left ankle
April 5, 2010 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of LF Laynce Nix from Louisville Bats.
April 5, 2010 Laynce Nix assigned to Cincinnati Reds.
April 4, 2010 Laynce Nix assigned to Louisville Bats.
December 18, 2009 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent LF Laynce Nix to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 20, 2009 LF Laynce Nix elected free agency.
September 15, 2009 Cincinnati Reds activated LF Laynce Nix from the 15-day disabled list.
August 31, 2009 Cincinnati Reds placed LF Laynce Nix on the 15-day disabled list. Bulging cervical disc
September 12, 2008 LF Laynce Nix roster status changed by Milwaukee Brewers.
September 10, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers designated LF Laynce Nix for assignment.
December 7, 2007 Milwaukee Brewers designated CF Laynce Nix for assignment.
October 2, 2006 Milwaukee Brewers activated CF Laynce Nix from the 15-day disabled list.
August 19, 2006 Milwaukee Brewers placed CF Laynce Nix on the 15-day disabled list.
August 19, 2006 Milwaukee Brewers activated CF Laynce Nix.

Laynce Michael Nix Bio Info

Laynce Michael Nix... Married Brooke Sorenson (11/4/11)... 2000 graduate of Midland High School (TX), where he played baseball and football (quarterback)... Selected as a second team High School All-American by Baseball America in his senior year (.462, 11 HR, 54 RBI)... His younger brother, Jayson, played for NYY last year... Signed by: Jay Eddings. 2012 Made his 4th consecutive Opening Day roster ... Batted .342 (13-38), 6 2B, 2 HR, 10 RBI, .419 OBP, .658 SLG % through his first 17 games of the season ... Hit his 100th career double, 4/25 at ARI ... Was on the 15-day DL, 5/10-7/21 (left calf strain) ... Played in 8 rehab games with Clearwater (A) and Lehigh Valley (AAA) ... Made 26 starts: 10 at 1st base, 7 in RF, 6 in LF and 3 in CF ... Hit .333 (9-27) with RISP and .467 (7-15) with RISP & 2 outs. 2011 Was a non-roster invitee to major league camp with WSH and made the Opening Day roster...Set career highs in HR (16) and games (124) and tied his career high in walks (23)...Made 59 starts in LF, 12 in RF and 6 at 1st base; also made 4 appearances in CF...Had 7 OF assists: 6 from LF and 1 from RF...Hit .263 (78-297) with 13 2B, 16 HR and 43 RBI vs RHP, as opposed to .111 (3-27), 2 2B, 0 HR, 1 RBI vs LHP...Slugged a 3-run HR in the 11th inning (Blaine Boyer), 4/10 at NYM, to give WSH the lead and eventual win...Homered in back-to-back games, 5/30-6/1 vs PHI...Batted .308 (36-117) from the 7th inning on. 2010 Hit a career-best .291 in 97 games to help the Reds gain first post-season berth since 1996...following the All-Star break, the Reds went 8-2 when a member of Dusty Baker's starting lineup...on May 3 vs. NYM, hit pinch-hit gameending solo shot to lift Reds to 3-2 victory...started Game 3 of the NLDS vs. PHI...endured pair of DL stints (sprained left ankle in Aug./Sept., sore back in May). 2009 Led the team with 60 starts in LF...led Reds pinch hitters in AB (34), hits (8) and RBI (5)... established career highs in apps (116), doubles (26) and HR (15) and tied his career high in RBI (46)... from 8/31-9/14 missed 14g while on the disabled list with a bulging cervical disc...made 10 apps and 6 starts after he came off the disabled list (3-26, 2hr, 9rbi)...also made starts in CF (3gs) and RF (7gs)...in the batting order hit second (2gs), fourth (13gs), fifth (26gs), sixth (16gs) and seventh (13gs)...in his last 36ab of the season produced 5hr and 13rbi...4 of his last 5 hits of the season were homers...on 4/28 vs Hou produced his first career pinch-hit HR (off Geoff Geary)... had 2-homer games on 6/3 at StL and 8/25 at Mil...on 7/31 vs Col made his first start in CF since 9/2/06 for Mil vs Fla...on 9/26 at Hou snapped a season-high 0-for-20 skid with a 2-run HR off Felipe Paulino...on 9/30 vs StL hit his first career grand slam (off John Smoltz)...on 11/20 refused an outright assignment and elected free agency...on 12/11 was re-signed to a minor league contract and was invited to 2010 Major League spring training camp. 2008 Spent most of the season at Class AAA Nashville, where he led the club in HR (23)...was promoted on 8/13 and appeared in 10g for the Brewers before he was designated for assignment on 9/10...was outrighted off the 40-man roster 2 days later and elected free agency following the season...on 12/16 was signed by the Reds to a minor league contract with an invitation to 2009 Major League spring training camp. 2007 Spent most of the season at Class AAA Nashville...also played in 10g for the Brewers and in 4 rehab apps at Class AA Huntsville...began the season on Mil's disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle... on 5/14, after rehab assignments at Huntsville and Nashville, was reinstated from the DL and optioned to Nashville...joined the Brewers as a September callup. 2006 Began the season on the Opening Day roster with Texas...Batted .094 (3-for-32) with 4 RBI in 9 games with the Rangers...Was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma on 4/21 and batted .269 with 10 HR and 55 RBI in 77 games...On 7/28 was traded to the Brewers, along with RHP Francisco Cordero, OF Kevin Mench and LHP Julian Cordero, for OF Carlos Lee and OF Nelson Cruz...Was assigned to Triple-A Nashville, where he batted .412 with 7 HR and 13 RBI in 18 games...Was recalled by the Brewers on 8/19...Batted .229 with 1 HR and 6 RBI in 10 games with the Brewers.....made 9 starts, all in center field...Made his Brewers debut on 8/20 vs. Houston, starting in center field and going 1-for-4...Belted his only home run as a Brewer on 9/1 vs. Florida with a solo shot off Joe Borowski...On 9/14 underwent season-ending surgery on his left great toe (Dr. Richard Marks)...Placed on the 15-day disabled list on 9/19, retroactive to 9/9, with turf toe of the left great toe...Was reinstated from the disabled list on 10/2. 2005 Began the season at Triple-A Oklahoma, where he batted .333 with 3 HR and 6 RBI in 10 games...Was recalled by the Rangers on 4/20...Batted .240 with 6 HR and 32 RBI in 63 games with the Rangers.....made 60 starts, all in center field...Batted just .193 at home (23-for-119) and .291 on the road (32-for-110)...Batted .304 (17-for-56) with runners in scoring position...Tied his career high with 4 hits on 4/23 at New York-AL...Produced a career-high 6 RBI on 5/20 vs. Houston...Placed on the 15-day disabled list on 7/17, retroactive to 7/15, with a left shoulder strain...While on the disabled list underwent surgery to repair the torn labrum in his right shoulder.....missed the remainder of the season. 2004 Batted .248 with 14 HR and 46 RBI in 115 games with Texas.....made 100 starts (99g in CF, 1g in RF)...Belted a pair of homers with a season-high 5 RBI on 4/25 vs. Seattle...Also hit a pair of homers, along with 4 RBI, on 5/21 vs. New York-AL...Recorded his first career 4-hit game on 7/16 vs. Toronto...Ranked third among American League outfielders with a .996 fielding percentage...Was on the 15-day disabled list from 6/14-7/9 with a right shoulder injury.....suffered the injury while running into the wall on 6/13 vs. St. Louis...Made 7 appearances between 7/2-7/8 during a rehab assignment at Double-A Frisco. 2003 Entered the season as the fourth-best prospect in the Rangers organization according to Baseball America...Began the season at Double-A Frisco, where he batted .284 with 15 HR and 63 RBI in 87 games...Led the team in homers and slugging percentage (.487)...Was a Texas League All-Star...Produced 4 hits and a season-high 5 RBI on 5/12 vs. Wichita.....also had 4 hits on 5/22 at Arkansas...Was recalled by the Rangers on 7/9...Batted .255 with 8 HR and 30 RBI in 53 games with the Rangers.....had 47 starts (25g in RF, 18g in CF, 4g in LF)...Made his Major League debut on 7/10 vs. Minnesota, starting in center field and going 1-for-4 with a run.....his first career hit was a single off Rick Reed...Belted his first Major League home run on 7/24 vs. Anaheim with a solo shot off Ben Weber...From 8/7-8/21 recorded a career-high 11-game hitting streak (15-40, .375, 1hr, 7rbi)...Recorded his first career 2-homer game on 9/16 vs. Seattle.....was his second 4-RBI performance of the year (also 7/30 vs. Boston). 2002 The Florida State League's Most Valuable Player at Charlotte (A) and the Tom Grieve Rangers Minor League Player of the Year...led the league in games (137) and RBI (110), was second in homers (21) and hits (146), ranked third in runs (86) and tied for fourth in extra base hits (57)...also led the Rangers in at-bats (512) and doubles (27-tied) and was second in walks (75)...topped all Texas minor leaguers in hits and RBI, the latter total ranking as third most in the minor leagues, and tied for second in homers...selected to Baseball America's second team Minor League All-Star squad and to the first team high A league club...also named to FSL postseason all-star team...played in the Florida State League All-Star game...started 80 games in center, 32 in left, 11 in right, and 13 as the dh...had 4 hits, May 17 (1) vs. Tampa and August 9 at Sarasota...homered twice, June 16 at Lakeland and July 22 (2) vs. Vero Beach...drove in 6 runs, August 8 at Dunedin...hit .340 (53-156) against left-handers and .335 (52-155) with runners in scoring position...fielded .988 (3 E/255 TC)...had a .280 (7-25) average with 2 homers and 4 RBI in Charlotte's 7 playoff games...played for Peoria in Arizona Fall League, batting .300 with one homer and 5 RBI in 10 games...missed part of the season with a fractured right thumb....Was also bothered by a groin injury. 2001 Led Savannah (A) in doubles (26) and RBI (59)...started 67 games in right and 36 in center...hit safely in 12 consecutive games, May 6-18 at .409 (20-49)...went 4-5, May 14 at Augusta and 5-5, June 9 at Ashville...promoted to Charlotte in late August, hitting safely in 6 consecutive games...2000: Started 48 games in center for Gulf Coast Rangers (Rookie) in first pro season...batted .371 (13-35) over 9-game span, August 16-25...participated in Florida Instructional League. 2000 Posted 23 walks in 51 games with GCL Rangers in professional debut.