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Jayson Nix

32-Year-Old Third Baseman – Kansas City Royals

2014 Stats

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.123

HR

1

RBI

4

R

2

SB

1

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Nix played a key role in helping the Yankees hang in the playoff race as long as they did, filling in all around the infield, and even providing value in deep fantasy leagues with 13 steals, before su...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 180   DOB: 8/26/1982   BORN: Dallas, TX   COLLEGE: None      Show ContractHide Contract

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Jayson Nix Contract Information:

Signed with the Pirates in August of 2014.

August 30, 2014  –  Jayson Nix News

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Jayson Nix Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 21 AA TUL 123 506 452 56 96 32 17 1 14 58 14 3 39 99 1 2 12 .212 .291 .347 .638
2005 22 AA TUL 131 551 500 68 117 38 27 0 11 47 10 6 29 92 5 6 11 .234 .288 .354 .642
2006 23 AAA COL 103 397 358 39 90 17 14 1 2 26 15 3 32 61 3 1 3 .251 .317 .313 .630
2007 24 AAA COL 124 483 439 80 128 46 33 2 11 58 24 8 31 79 7 2 4 .292 .342 .451 .793
2008 25 AAA COL 67 303 264 63 80 40 21 2 17 51 11 5 27 64 3 4 5 .303 .373 .591 .964
2008 25 MAJ COL 22 65 56 2 7 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 7 17 1 0 1 .125 .234 .161 .395
2009 26 AA BIR 3 12 10 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .300 .417 .300 .717
2009 26 AAA CHA 5 24 20 4 9 1 1 0 0 5 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 .450 .542 .500 1.042
2009 26 MAJ CHA 94 290 255 36 57 23 11 0 12 32 10 2 28 64 1 2 4 .224 .308 .408 .716
2010 27 MAJ CLE 78 306 282 29 66 27 14 0 13 29 1 2 13 75 2 2 7 .234 .283 .422 .705
2010 27 MAJ CHA 24 57 49 3 8 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 7 12 1 0 0 .163 .268 .245 .513
2010  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ CLE/CHA 102 363 331 32 74 29 15 0 14 34 1 2 20 87 3 2 7 .224 .281 .396 .676
2011 28 A+ DUN 3 13 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .083 .154 .083 .237
2011 28 AAA LAS 41 182 163 30 44 22 12 2 8 29 3 0 14 38 0 1 4 .270 .341 .515 .856
2011 28 MAJ TOR 46 151 136 15 23 10 5 1 4 16 4 1 12 42 0 1 2 .169 .245 .309 .554
2012 29 AAA SCR 8 35 30 5 7 4 4 0 0 4 0 0 3 9 0 1 1 .233 .314 .367 .681
2012 29 MAJ NYY 74 202 177 24 43 17 13 0 4 18 6 3 14 53 9 0 2 .243 .306 .384 .690
2013 30 R GUL 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333
2013 30 A+ TAM 3 11 10 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .100 .182 .200 .382
2013 30 MAJ NYY 87 303 267 32 63 13 9 1 3 24 13 1 24 80 4 3 5 .236 .308 .311 .619
2014 31 AAA DUR 55 216 191 25 52 19 15 1 3 16 2 2 20 36 1 3 1 .272 .340 .408 .748
2014 31 MAJ PHI 18 42 39 1 6 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 18 0 0 1 .154 .214 .231 .445
2014 31 MAJ PIT 16 39 36 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 .111 .158 .111 .269
2014 31 MAJ KC 6 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2014  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ PHI/PIT/KC 40 88 81 2 10 1 0 0 1 4 1 2 3 27 1 1 2 .123 .172 .160 .333
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3-Year Averages     69 217 193 23 43 12 9 0 3 19 7 1 16 58 4 1 3 .223 .291 .316 .607
Career  (View All)     465 1,462 1,303 143 277 95 55 2 38 130 36 11 108 370 19 9 23 .213 .283 .345 .628

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Jayson Nix Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 19 Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 17 CWS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 16 CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 15 CWS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 14 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 13 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 12 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 11 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 7 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 6 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 5 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 3 Tex Did not play.
Sep. 2 Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 1 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 31 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 30 Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Aug. 29 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 28 Min Did not play.
Aug. 27 Min Did not play.
Aug. 26 Min Did not play.
Aug. 25 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 24 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 23 @Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .188 .173 .361
Aug. 22 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 20 @Col 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .188 .173 .361
Aug. 19 @Col 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .137 .192 .178 .370
Aug. 18 @Min Did not play.
Last 7 Days 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Jayson Nix: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 1 12 19 5 2 2
2013 4 41 48
2012 13 29 18 11 11 3
2011 4 41 1 1 1
2010 28 56 2 3 2 1 9
2009 52 12 15 7 3 4 4

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Jayson Nix Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014440000.091.091.240
201394151136.266.330.687
201298112104.255.408.726

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014372141.162.243.443
2013173172117.220.301.579
20127913282.228.354.645

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014461021.130.130.310
2013124132124.185.258.541
201288143113.307.489.879

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014351120.114.200.362
2013143191129.280.357.688
20128910173.180.281.496
Jayson Nix Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 21 AA TUL 506 452 7.7% 19.6% 0.39 78% .242 .135
2005 22 AA TUL 551 500 5.3% 16.7% 0.32 82% .267 .120
2006 23 AAA COL 397 358 8.1% 15.4% 0.52 83% .298 .062
2007 24 AAA COL 483 439 6.4% 16.4% 0.39 82% .335 .159
2008 25 AAA COL 303 264 8.9% 21.1% 0.42 76% .344 .288
2008 25 MAJ COL 65 56 10.8% 26.2% 0.41 70% .179 .036
2009 26 AA BIR 12 10 16.7% 0% 0.00 100% .300 .000
2009 26 AAA CHA 24 20 16.7% 0% 0.00 100% .450 .050
2009 26 MAJ CHA 290 255 9.7% 22.1% 0.44 75% .251 .184
2010 27 MAJ CLE 306 282 4.2% 24.5% 0.17 73% .273 .188
2010 27 MAJ CHA 57 49 12.3% 21.1% 0.58 76% .194 .082
2010  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ CLE/CHA 363 331 5.5% 24% 0.23 74% .261 .172
2011 28 A+ DUN 13 12 7.7% 23.1% 0.33 75% .111 .000
2011 28 AAA LAS 182 163 7.7% 20.9% 0.37 77% .308 .245
2011 28 MAJ TOR 151 136 7.9% 27.8% 0.29 69% .211 .140
2012 29 AAA SCR 35 30 8.6% 25.7% 0.33 70% .333 .134
2012 29 MAJ NYY 202 177 6.9% 26.2% 0.26 70% .325 .141
2013 30 R GUL 3 2 0% 33.3% 0.00 50% .000 .000
2013 30 A+ TAM 11 10 9.1% 9.1% 1.00 90% .111 .100
2013 30 MAJ NYY 303 267 7.9% 26.4% 0.30 70% .326 .075
2014 31 AAA DUR 216 191 9.3% 16.7% 0.56 81% .322 .136
2014 31 MAJ PHI 42 39 4.8% 42.9% 0.11 54% .250 .077
2014 31 MAJ PIT 39 36 2.6% 10.3% 0.25 89% .125 .000
2014 31 MAJ KC 7 6 0% 71.4% 0.00 17% .000 .000
2014  (Multiple Teams) 31 MAJ PHI/PIT/KC 88 81 3.4% 30.7% 0.11 67% .170 .037
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3-Year Averages     217 193 7.4% 26.7% 0.28 70% .303 .093
Career     1,462 1,303 7.4% 25.3% 0.29 72% .267 .132

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2014 Stat Review for Jayson Nix    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.123 AVG
TERRIBLE
67% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.170 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.160 SLG
TERRIBLE
.037 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.11 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.4% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
30.7% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.333 OPS
TERRIBLE
.172 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Jayson Nix: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Royals claimed Nix off waivers from the Pirates on Thursday.

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Nix was designated for assignment on Monday.

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Nix is out of the lineup Thursday against the Tigers, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.

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Nix signed with the Pirates on Sunday and will be added to the 40-man roster, MLB.com reports.

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Nix is nearing a minor-league deal with the Rays, the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Nix elected free agency Tuesday rather than accepting his assignment to Triple-A, the Phillies' official site reports.

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Nix has been outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Enquirer reports.

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Nix got a start at third base Tuesday and went 0-for-3.

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Nix has been added to the Phillies' 40-man roster and will open the year as one of the team's utility infielders, CSNPhilly.com reports.

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Nix was traded to the Phillies on Friday for cash considerations, Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Nix was a valuable fill-in for the Yankees down the stretch in 2012, scoring 24 runs in 177 at-bats and providing valuable defensive stability. Nix would be exposed at the plate in any kind of full-time role, but he'll be a valuable fill-in because of his defensive versatility. With Derek Jeter working his way back from ankle surgery, Nix could find himself in a position to see extra playing time in April depending on The Captain's recovery.

2011

Nix showed some pop (13 homers in 78 games) for Cleveland after joining the team midseason, but once again struggled to hit for much of an average (.234). He bounced around between second and third base for Cleveland, but has been working out as a third baseman this winter. He's got the inside track on the starting job at third but the Indians are looking for alternatives at press time. He might provide cheap power in a full-time role, but Nix figures to hurt your batting average as he's never been a great contributor in that department throughout his professional career.

2010

Nix continued his streak of being unable to hit for average in the majors (.224 in 255 at-bats), but his power from the middle infield (12 home runs, 11 doubles) impressed Ozzie Guillen and company. He might have won the starting second base job in spring training, but a quad injury curtailed those hopes and he was relegated to a reserve role. Gordon Beckham blocks him at second heading into 2010, so look for Nix to play all over the field once again, with an increasing presence in the outfield.

2009

Nix can't hit at the major league level, although his failure to do so last spring enabled him to be the second baseman on Team USA last summer. No one carries a defensive replacement at second base, and Nix's plus defense can't carry his bat. Despite this, he'll be in the mix for at-bats at second base with the White Sox during spring training.

2008

Nix was considered a top prospect when drafted in 2001. He toiled in the minors for six seasons slowly moving up to Triple-A but never showing any of the promise expected of him. In 2007, he seemed to put it all together for the first time. At age 25, he hit .292/.342/.451 with 11 home runs and 24 stolen bases in 124 games. With the departure of Kaz Matsui during the winter Nix becomes the favorite to win the starting second base job. He will compete with Clint Barmes and Omar Quintanilla during spring training. The Rockies are also looking for a veteran to compete for the job, but Nix is the favorite heading into spring training.

2007

Nix's days as a top prospect are officially over. Colorado, despite two consecutive sub-par seasons from Nix in the Double-A Texas League, advanced him to Triple-A for 2006. There he batted just .251/.317/.313 in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League with just two homers in 358 at-bats. Nix is (or was) a middle infielder with above-average power potential and a solid batting eye. A change of scenery may be in order for the former first-round pick.

2006

Nix played all of 2005 at Double-A Tulsa for the second straight year and showed no development at the plate. He batted .236/.289/.355 with 11 home runs and struck out 92 times. Nix has a good glove but must progress offensively before he can move through the farm system. His days as a top prospect are quickly fading.

2005

Nix's stats have steadily gone south with each stop in the minors, so he better improve upon his .212 average against Double-A pitching this year if he wants to be considered a prospect. With Colorado's lack of organizational depth at second and Nix's power potential, he'll be given every chance to succeed, but right now he won't progress unless he can get his bat back on track.

2004

Nix was taken with the 44th pick in the 2001 draft and after struggling a bit in his first two seasons in the minors, he came of his own last year at high Single-A Visalia. Despite being one of the youngest players in the league, Nix led the Oaks in most offensive categories, including homers, RBI, hits and stolen bases. While he's still learning to control the strike zone and get a handle on exactly what being a major league infielder means, he's a good bet to take another step forward this year. He's on pace to crack the majors in '05 and might get a look with the Rockies as early as September if he keeps churning out extra base hits.

2003

Nix, a top high school pitcher, was a 2002 All-Star in the Low-A South Atlantic League in his first full-year of pro baseball. He projects as a legitimate power middle infielder as evidenced by his 14 home runs and 46 extra-base hits as a 19-year-old. Still learning the position, his range is questionable but is compensated for by pure tenacity and a strong work ethic. The 2001 first round supplemental pick should find himself in High-A Visalia Oaks in 2003 and a call-up to Double-A during the season remains a possibility. The club generally uses Triple-A Colorado Springs as their final testing ground, and the 20-year-old shouldn’t be pushed to that level yet. The Rockies currently have ex-Brewer Ron Belliard, a similar prospect at one time, and Pablo Ozuna pushing for time, as well as Brent Butler. Nix has the potential to be superior to any of these options, but will need time to develop. 2005 is the likely time of arrival