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Trot NixonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2008 MLB Years: 1996-2008
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsRF-961, OF-597, CF-90, DH-13, LF-7, 1B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Trotman Nixon
Height6-2Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 11,1974 [44.013]PlaceEvergreen,North Carolina
High SchoolNew Hanover (Wilmington,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$890,000Signing ScoutsJeff ZonaService Time8.044 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#13 ... 1994-MLB-#1 ... 1995-MLB-#46 ... 1995-MLB-#3 ... 1996-MLB-#39 ... 1996-MLB-#3 ... 1999-MLB-#99 ... 1999-BOS-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1996 [22.163]
OrganizationsBOS [13] ARI [1] CLE [1] NYN [1] Awards4Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID654Retrosheet IDnixot001MLBAM ID119811
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed46Power65Contact67XBH61RBIs62Runs48Hitting65Durability52Team.534Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Lynchburg Red SoxCaroA+bos-of207126433651201243103445331315.246.357.428.78511324315.262.182.375.34813.9716.831.203.8122.0036.92
1995Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-of2173264438011453975454610235.303.404.432.83611420312.349.129.307.37314.4214.741.021.6052.8025.00
1995Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-of21259491531282172002200.160.214.277.491266105.176.117.202.2196.6719.052.861.9047.0040.00
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         98358529514574796526612435.265.357.391.74814026417.304.126.279.33512.4715.831.271.6851.1427.37
1996Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-of2212343855110114116379506536536.251.329.370.69916226502.270.119.228.3119.9612.951.302.1939.8223.64
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf2224221000100100000.500.500.7501.250314.667.250.500.5380.0025.000.000.000.0050.00
1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos7of231304758011618320611146386194211.244.331.421.75220041552.257.177.324.33211.4115.581.373.6223.7535.34
1998Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos7of2413550997158264237426137681507610.310.400.513.91326153597.328.203.377.39412.7313.571.073.8522.1333.54
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf241327371000001300000.259.286.296.5828128.292.037.074.2633.5710.713.000.000.0014.29
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf2512438167103225155231537532817.270.357.472.82918042447.294.202.346.35911.8616.781.423.3625.4040.78
2000Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkbos-of26310340015002010010.400.538.7001.2387113.333.300.500.51015.380.000.007.6910.0025.00
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf26123427661182781260816385255211.276.368.461.82919747502.316.185.349.36112.5516.931.352.3935.5839.83
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf-cf271485351001503142788747911376618.280.376.505.88127062633.307.225.378.37812.4817.851.434.2719.8141.33
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf28152532811363632494426510953727.256.338.470.80825063612.276.214.340.34910.6217.811.683.9222.1746.32
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf2913444181135246288742659631343.306.396.578.97425558513.334.272.424.41212.6718.711.485.4615.7542.96
2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-3013121001000000000.667.6671.0001.667313.667.333.333.7110.000.000.000.000.0050.00
2004Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos6of30621271002002300000.333.391.381.7728123.389.048.143.3488.7013.041.500.000.0014.29
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         724392003002300000.375.423.458.88111226.429.083.167.3907.6911.541.500.000.0022.22
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf304814924479162300152410213.315.377.510.8877616167.339.195.295.3798.9814.371.603.5924.8334.04
2005Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of3126330012002200110.500.5561.0001.556619.500.500.833.56222.2222.221.0011.116.0033.33
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf3112440864112291136721535930637.275.357.446.80318243470.289.171.304.34911.2812.551.112.7731.3838.39
2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos6of32312221000000000000.167.167.250.4173112.167.083.083.1780.000.000.000.000.0050.00
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7rf3211438159102240852026056705110.268.373.394.76715032453.292.126.278.34213.2512.360.931.7747.6331.37
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33rf3399307307717033100445900379.251.342.336.67810320354.298.085.228.30212.4316.671.340.85102.3325.97
2008Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-of34310162001001000000.600.636.8001.4368211.600.200.300.6199.090.000.000.000.0033.33
2008New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAnyn37of34104191210413108900001.293.408.6101.01825549.286.317.537.43516.3318.371.138.1610.2541.67
2008Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari33of34581813956150103110402510045.309.437.558.99510125222.315.249.475.42718.0211.260.634.5018.1044.64
2008Totals for PCL-PCL         682224868160144420483410046.306.432.5681.00012630271.310.262.486.42917.7112.550.715.1715.8644.12
2008Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         712324974180144520493410046.319.440.5781.01813432282.326.259.478.43617.3812.060.694.9616.5743.24
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn6lf-rf341135261011106900010.171.293.286.57910241.200.115.314.26014.6321.951.502.4435.0033.33
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter109236275799952222813755530135046893117452365.274.364.464.82816843874224.301.190.334.00011.9316.311.373.2426.4738.89
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter6432328377636102168934365353403901518242143.273.366.445.81110372072725.292.172.331.00012.4814.311.153.2726.1632.55
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter344124523235462758183391719120679121327.284.379.485.8646041271464.298.201.372.00013.0514.071.083.9621.4735.88
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter148532641251451371910578538736.235.309.353.66218832607.254.118.224.0009.3914.001.492.1440.9225.60
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1455317714724417831788999415410.277.382.433.81523045630.310.156.341.00014.1315.711.112.7031.2430.61
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6204102016003010010.500.583.7501.33315324.474.250.400.00012.500.000.004.1720.0030.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter98232855479122042813352329134546213117421556.278.366.478.84415713653829.303.200.344.00011.8616.221.373.4724.7040.02
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter99307307717033100445900379.251.342.336.67810320354.298.085.228.00012.4316.671.340.85102.3325.97
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1135261011106900010.171.293.286.57910241.200.115.314.00014.6321.951.502.4435.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625388614833420824275102537310.274.364.464.82825057627.301.190.334.00011.9316.311.373.2426.4738.89
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625879516026422861698698456511.273.366.445.81126152687.292.172.331.00012.4814.311.153.2726.1632.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994Lynchburg Red Sox CaroA+bos20OF71--14384-155151.9742.13------71100.051.1
1995Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos21OF69--140421146144.9862.09------7394.551.9
1995Trenton Thunder EastAAbos21OF25--662--68681.0002.72------25100.017.6
1996Trenton Thunder EastAAbos22OF120--2241454243238.9791.98------12397.684.5
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22RF2--3---331.0001.50------2100.01.2
1997Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23OF129--2681044282278.9862.16------13099.291.5
1998Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24OF126--23011113252241.9561.91------13593.389.4
1998Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos241B1--1---111.0001.00------1350.70.7
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24RF6--12---12121.0002.00------1346.23.7
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24DH2---------------1315.41.2
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24LF1--4---441.0004.00------137.70.6
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25RF121--209371219212.9681.75------12497.674.7
2000Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos26OF2--3---331.0001.50------366.73.6
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26RF115-917202824212210.9911.830.23-----12393.571.0
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26CF6-3613---13131.0002.170.36-----1234.93.7
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26DH1---------------1230.80.6
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27RF83-657141353149144.9661.730.22-----14856.151.6
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27CF70-591139431146143.9792.040.24-----14847.343.5
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27DH1---------------1480.70.6
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28RF145-1223273453282277.9821.910.23-----15295.489.5
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28CF13-87213--24241.0001.850.28-----1528.68.0
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29RF129119107823044-238234.9831.810.22-----13496.379.6
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29CF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----1340.70.6
2004Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30OF4--3-1-43.7500.75------666.72.8
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30RF40363066311-6564.9851.600.21-----4883.324.7
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30DH2---------------484.21.2
2005Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos31OF1--3---331.0003.00------250.00.7
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31RF118107935240813249248.9962.100.27-----12495.272.8
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH2---------------1241.61.2
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32OF2--5---551.0002.50------366.71.4
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32RF110100891212612219218.9951.980.24-----11496.567.9
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33RF8782675129442137133.9711.530.20-----9987.953.7
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33DH5---------------995.13.1
2008Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn34OF1---------------333.31.9
2008Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari34OF38--631216664.9701.68------5865.526.8
2008New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn34OF9--12---12121.0001.33------1090.06.4
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn34LF6644111--12121.0002.000.27-----1154.53.7
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn34RF54379---991.0001.800.24-----1145.53.1
MLB Totals for RF - 12 season(s)-   RF9614486719172341301817941764.9831.840.26-----9610.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF90-716174731184181.9842.010.25-----900.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH13---------------130.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF7644151--16161.0002.290.36-----70.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF309--58422188624606.9711.96------3090.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF145--2901654311306.9842.11------1450.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF140--2831261301295.9802.11------1400.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF3--3---331.0001.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994Lynchburg Red Sox CaroA+bos20---------71-
1995Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos21---------69-
1995Trenton Thunder EastAAbos21---------25-
1996Trenton Thunder EastAAbos22---------120-
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22--------2--
1997Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23---------129-
1998Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24--1------126-
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24------1-6-2
1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25--------121--
2000Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos26---------2-
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26-------6115-1
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27-------7083-1
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28-------13145--
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29-------1129--
2004Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30---------4-
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30--------40-2
2005Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos31---------1-
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31--------118-2
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32---------2-
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32--------110--
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33--------87-5
2008Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn34---------1-
2008Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari34---------38-
2008New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAnyn34---------9-
2008New York MetsNLMLBnyn34------6-5--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB2423010000001000000.333.500.333.833104.333.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB25514533006004500000.214.389.429.8186318.333.215.50022.2227.781.250.000.00100.00
1999Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB25414242000001500000.286.333.429.7626215.444.143.2146.6733.335.000.000.0050.00
2003Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB29410120012001300000.200.273.500.7735111.167.300.4009.0927.273.009.0910.0050.00
2003Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB29724381035123710001.333.429.7501.17918428.357.417.50010.7125.002.3310.718.0050.00
2004Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB3028020002002100011.250.400.250.6502010.286.000.25020.0010.000.500.000.000.00
2004Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB30729461013000500101.207.200.345.54510230.208.138.1380.0016.670.003.3329.0033.33
2004Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB30414153003001100000.357.400.571.9718315.385.214.2866.676.671.000.000.0060.00
2005Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB31311130001001100000.273.333.273.6063012.300.000.0918.338.331.000.000.000.00
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB32195551740212004700002.309.356.491.84727659.326.182.2556.7811.861.753.3927.5035.29
2007Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB331336591012016310000.250.372.361.73313243.250.111.25013.956.980.502.3336.0022.22
2008Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB34255681250213007600110.214.297.411.70823764.204.197.32110.949.380.863.1328.0058.33
2009Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3520385410130061100000.105.227.211.4388244.115.106.26313.6425.001.832.2738.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs77185234211063001232710112.227.314.384.6987117210.235.157.27610.9512.861.172.8630.8340.48
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs1646711301110091000011.239.364.370.73417455.286.131.32616.3618.181.111.8246.0036.36
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs186791840481241710102.269.315.507.82234873.298.238.2845.4823.294.255.4816.7544.44
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs414153003001100000.357.400.571.9718315.385.214.2866.676.671.000.000.0060.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993High School All-American - 1st Team (OF) ... High School Player of the Year (New Hanover (NC))2
1998Boston Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year1
2002American League Player of the Week (July 1-July 7)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-12-18ContractSigned by Brewers to minor league contract 
2008-10-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-09-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-06-29InjuredDisabled -- Calf strain 
2008-06-13TradeTraded by Diamondbacks to Mets for a player to be named later and cash 
2007-01-19ContractSigned by Indians (1-year) 
2006-12-01Not offered Arbitration by Red Sox 
2006-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-31InjuredDisabled -- strained right biceps muscle 
2005-08-23InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-07-27InjuredDisabled -- left oblique strain 
2004-09-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-07-25InjuredDisabled -- Strained left quadriceps 
2004-06-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-03-31InjuredDisabled -- - 
2004-03-26InjuredDisabled -- mild disk herniation 
1993-08-31Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993Boston Red Sox-19890,000-------890,000Signing Bonus out of 1993 Draft (1st round - 7th overall)
1996Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll22109,000-78637-957,870109,000999,000
1998Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll24170,000-81232-1,276,192170,0001,169,000
1999Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll25200,000-80733-1,454,491200,0001,369,000
2000Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll26270,000-59032351,394,248200,0001,639,000
2001Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27390,000-52730421,897,758200,0002,029,000
2002Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll282,700,000-2491573++2,011,045200,0004,729,000
2003Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll294,000,000-170879++2,163,527300,0008,729,000
2004Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll304,500,000-140985++2,070,100300,00013,229,000
2005Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll317,500,000-86691++2,189,055300,00020,729,000
2006Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll327,500,0008.044100888++2,365,072327,00028,229,000
2007Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll333,000,000-2651167++2,459,737380,00031,229,000
2008New York MetsTeam Payroll34390,000-75332-2,696,252390,00031,619,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red