MLB

Laynce Nix # - OF/1B

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1980/10/30
  • POB: Houston, TX
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 11
  • Drafted by Texas in 2000 (4th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsOwns prodigious bat speed. Has the ability to play all three outfield positions, thanks to good positioning and enough speed to get by. Can also fill in at first base, if required.
FlawsStrikes out too much and doesn't draw a lot of walks, limiting his opportunities to knock in runs (and also his on-base percentage). Has some holes in his swing.
Career potentialVersatile backup and lefty bat off the bench.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/08/12Released by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2013/08/06Designated for assignment by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2012/07/22Missed 63 games (strained left calf).
2012/05/11Strained left calf, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 10th, 2012).
2011/12/05Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies to a two-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/09/08Missed 4 games (groin).
2011/09/03Groin, day-to-day.
2011/08/10Missed 1 game (flu).
2011/08/09Flu, day-to-day.
2011/07/09Missed 1 game (achilles).
2011/07/08Achilles, day-to-day.
2011/07/01Missed 1 game (achilles).
2011/06/29Achilles, day-to-day.
2011/06/23Missed 1 game (achilles).
2011/06/22Achilles, day-to-day.
2011/03/30Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA).
2011/02/03Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2010/11/09Refused minor league assignment from the Cincinnati Reds and opted for free agency.
2010/09/18Missed 21 games (left ankle injury).
2010/08/31Left ankle injury, early September.
2010/08/27Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
2010/05/18Missed 6 games (back spasms).
2010/05/15Back spasms, day-to-day.
2010/04/21Missed 5 games (flu).
2010/04/15Flu, day-to-day.
2010/04/05Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA).
2009/12/18Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2009/11/20Refused minor league assignment from the Cincinnati Reds and opted for free agency.
2009/09/15Missed 4 games (neck injury).
2009/08/31Neck injury, early September.
2009/08/30Missed 2 games (neck injury).
2009/08/28Neck injury, day-to-day.
2009/07/26Missed 1 game (back injury).
2009/07/25Back injury, day-to-day.
2009/04/05Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA).
2008/12/15Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2008/09/10Designated for assignment by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2008/08/13Contract purchased from Nashville (AAA).
2008/03/23Assigned by the Milwaukee Brewers to their minor league camp.
2008/01/03Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a minor league contract.
2007/12/05Designated for assignment by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2007/09/10Recalled from Nashville (AAA).
2007/05/15Optioned to Nashville (AAA).
2007/05/15Missed 38 games (strained right hamstring).
2007/03/29Strained right hamstring, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 23rd, 2007).
2007/02/25Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2006/10/02Missed the last 8 regular season games (toe injury).
2006/09/06Toe injury, day-to-day.
2006/08/19Recalled from Nashville (AAA).
2006/07/28Acquired from the Texas Rangers.
2006/07/28Optioned to Nashville (AAA).
2006/04/21Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2006/02/24Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2005/10/02Missed 75 games (shoulder injury).
2005/07/16Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2005/04/20Recalled from Oklahoma (AAA).
2005/04/03Optioned to Oklahoma (AAA).
2005/03/02Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2004/07/10Missed 24 games (shoulder injury).
2004/06/15Shoulder injury, 15-day DL.
2004/06/13Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2004/05/16Missed 2 games (neck injury).
2004/05/14Neck injury, day-to-day.
2004/05/11Missed 32 games (stomach virus).
2004/05/09Stomach virus, day-to-day.
2004/05/04Missed 4 games (toe injury).
2004/05/02Toe injury, day-to-day.
2004/03/03Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2003/09/29Missed 5 games (shin injury).
2003/09/23Shin injury, day-to-day.
2003/07/09Recalled from Frisco (AA).
2003/03/10Assigned by the Texas Rangers to their minor league camp.
2002/11/20Contract purchased from the minors.

Trades

2011/12/05Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2011/02/03Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2008/12/15Signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a minor league contract.
2006/07/28Milwaukee Brewers traded Carlos Lee and Nelson Cruz to the Texas Rangers for Francisco Cordero, Kevin Mench, Laynce Nix and Julian Cordero.
2000/06/05Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 4th round in 2000.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013PhiladelphiaNL8112811234027844101.180.228.258.486
2012PhiladelphiaNL7011413281003161242003.246.315.412.727
2012Lehigh ValleyAAA281200001300-.250.333.250.583
2012ClearwaterA6161420144200-.250.400.563.963
2011WashingtonNL124324388115116442382222.250.299.451.750
2010CincinnatiNL971651648112418153901-.291.350.455.805
2009CincinnatiNL116309427426115462281012.239.291.476.767
2008MilwaukeeNL10121100001300-.083.154.083.237
2008NashvilleAAA1033806310822323603688535.284.348.539.887
2007MilwaukeeNL101200000004000.000.000.000.000
2007NashvilleAAA953476093201247431104501.268.329.539.868
2007HuntsvilleAA41124101612001.364.417.7271.144
2006MilwaukeeNL1035281016011000.229.250.343.593
2006TexasAL932131004017000.094.118.125.243
2006Total Tex/MilMLB196731120110028000.164.186.239.425
2006OklahomaAAA7728639771411055187741-.269.323.430.753
2006NashvilleAAA186816285171341800-.412.452.8241.276
2005TexasAL632292855123632945202.240.267.397.664
2005OklahomaAAA1036812113696010.333.467.6671.134
2004TexasAL1153715892204144623113111.248.293.437.730
2004FriscoAA726271002110010.269.296.308.604
2003TexasAL531842547100830953305.255.289.440.729
2003FriscoAA87335529523015633468923.284.344.487.831
2002CharlotteA1375128614627321110721051713.285.374.473.847
2001SavannahA104407501132688593794965.278.337.440.777
2001CharlotteA9374113102113000.297.316.432.748
2000GCL RangersR511993445712252337421.226.307.302.609
TotalMLB758191523546011011692491225349516.240.286.417.703
TotalAL2408161121974372811241228618.241.278.414.692
TotalNL51810991232636744113781306348.239.292.419.711
TotalAAA305112518732062767208992961456.284.346.531.877
TotalAA983725610625016713680934.285.343.481.824
TotalA2569721412745812301751142142678.282.357.459.816
TotalR511993445712252337421.226.307.302.609

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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