|Philadelphia Phillies – No. 19|
October 30, 1980 |
|Bats: Left||Throws: Left|
|July 10, 2003 for the Texas Rangers|
(through May 1, 2013)
|Runs batted in||248|
Laynce Michael Nix (born October 30, 1980) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies. Nix has played three outfield positions and first base, but plays most of his games in left field. His younger brother is Jayson Nix, a utility player for the New York Yankees. Nix's wife Brooke is a former cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys.
High school 
Nix attended Midland High School in Midland, Texas, where he played both football and baseball. In addition to starting at quarterback for the football team, Nix was named to the All-Permian Basin Baseball Team before graduating in 2000.
Texas Rangers 
Nix was selected in the fourth round of the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft by the Texas Rangers. He made his debut on July 10, 2003, in a game against the Minnesota Twins. In that game, he recorded his first major league hit, and also scored a run.
Milwaukee Brewers 
Hampered by an injury, Nix spent most of 2007 with Milwaukee's Triple-A Nashville Sounds. He was a September call-up, but went hitless in ten games with the Brewers. In December, Nix cleared waivers and was reassigned to Nashville, where he spent the entire 2008 season.
Cincinnati Reds 
Washington Nationals 
On February 3, 2011 Nix signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals. He also received a spring training invite along with his contract. Despite hitting a career high 16 home runs, he became a free agent following the season.
Philadelphia Phillies 
- Carrie Muskat (2008-12-15). "Reds agree to contract with Nix". MLB.com. Retrieved 2008-12-17.
- Bollinger, Rhett (2011-02-03). "Nats, Nix agree on Minor League deal". MLB.com. Retrieved 2011-02-04.
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