Tag: Jayson Nix

First Pitch: The Pirates Are Really Trying to Avoid Another Martinez/Nix/Morel...

A lot of things had to go wrong last year to get Michael Martinez, Jayson Nix, and Brent Morel on the Pittsburgh Pirates’ active roster at the same time. Andrew McCutchen went down with an injury on August 3rd, and didn’t return until August 19th. Neil Walker was injured on August 1st, returned for a […]
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Jayson Nix Claimed By Royals

The Pittsburgh Pirates have lost infielder Jayson Nix on waivers to the Kansas City Royals. Nix was designated for assignment on Monday to make room for the addition of Jose Tabata to the 40-man roster. Clint Barmes returned from the disabled list that day to take the place of Nix in the infield. While with […]
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First Pitch: Who Will the Pirates Call Up When Rosters Expand?

In a little less than a week, rosters will expand around baseball, allowing teams to carry up to 40 guys on the active roster, being limited to anyone on the 40-man roster. For the Pittsburgh Pirates, this will almost certainly mean the arrival of some bullpen arms to help out, along with some extra bench […]
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Clint Barmes Activated From the DL, Jayson Nix DFAd, Polanco and...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Clint Barmes from the 15-day disabled list, and have designated Jayson Nix for assignment. They have also confirmed the moves we heard about this morning, with Gregory Polanco being optioned to Triple-A and Jose Tabata being recalled. The swap of Barmes for Nix means the Pirates are getting a much […]
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The Pirates Bench Shows the Real Problem With This Team, and...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a horrible bench right now. That includes Michael Martinez, Brent Morel, and Jayson Nix. Morel has a .372 OPS, Nix has a .284 OPS, and Martinez has a .363 OPS. Some of those guys have even been getting starts, due to various struggles and injuries the Pirates have seen. The Pirates […]
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Pirates Sign Jayson Nix, Who is Active For Today’s Game

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed utility player¬†Jayson Nix, according to a team press release. Nix was signed to a Major League deal, and is expected to be active for today’s game. To make room on the active roster, Brent Morel was optioned to Triple-A. Dean Anna was designated for assignment to make room on the […]
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