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Lucius Fox: Released by Washington
Fox was released by the Nationals on Tuesday, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.
Fox, 26, was batting just .229/.306/.313 in 44 games (150 plate appearances) this year between four different levels of the Nats' minor-league system.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Heads to minors camp
The Nationals reassigned Fox to minor-league camp Tuesday, Andrew Golden of The Washington Post reports.
Fox secured a spot on the Nationals' Opening Day roster last spring, but he'll open the 2023 campaign in the minors after failing to impress during his first taste of the big leagues a season ago. He mustered a .080/.115/.080 slash line in 25 plate appearances over 10 games with the Nationals before being moved off the 40-man roster during the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Clears waivers
Fox cleared waivers Tuesday and was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.
Fox struggled in his first cup of coffee last season, hitting .080/.115/.080 across 10 games. His .228/.306/.340 line for Rochester wasn't good, either, so it's no surprise that he failed to generate any interest on waivers.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Designated for assignment
Fox was designated for assignment by the Nationals on Tuesday, Andrew Golden of The Washington Post reports.
Fox is a former top prospect who has bounced around to multiple organizations in recent years. He'll now go through the waiver process again.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Returns to action at Triple-A
Fox (undisclosed) has gone 2-for-11 with a home run, a walk and two RBI in three games since returning from Triple-A Rochester's 7-day injured list Saturday.
Fox was sidelined at Triple-A for approximately a month due to the unspecified injury. For the season, the 25-year-old infielder is slashing .227/.306/.352 in 100 plate appearances at Rochester.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Goes on Triple-A club's IL
Triple-A Rochester placed Fox on its 7-day injured list Tuesday due to an unspecified issue, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
Fox hadn't appeared in a game for Rochester since June 18, so he's seemingly been nursing the injury for a few weeks. Jake Alu was promoted from Double-A Harrisburg to provide infield depth for Rochester while Fox is out of commission. The 25-year-old Fox is slashing .234/.314/.338 over 88 plate appearances for the Triple-A club this season.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Returned to Triple-A
Fox was optioned back to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Fox was recalled by the Nationals on Friday, but he did not appear in a game before being returned to Rochester on Tuesday. The move was made to clear a roster spot for Ehire Adrianza (quadriceps), who was activated from the 60-day injured list Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Recalled Friday
Fox was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Friday, Bobby Blanco of MASN reports.
Dee Strange-Gordon is on the paternity list, and Fox is up as a corresponding move. The speedy shortstop hit .289/.385/.467 with one home run and three steals in 45 at-bats at Triple-A, which is arguably the best offensive stretch of his career as a pro.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Sent to Triple-A
Fox was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday.
Fox made the Nationals' Opening Day roster but didn't see regular playing time. He struggled at the plate in his occasional opportunities, going 2-for-25 with nine strikeouts. Dee Strange-Gordon returned from an illness to take Fox's place on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Two hits, stolen base
Fox went 2-for-5 with a run, RBI and stolen base in an 11-5 win against the Giants on Sunday.
Fox knocked an RBI single and stole second as part of a five-run first inning and tacked on a single and run in the sixth for the first two hits of his young career. The 24-year-old will look to build on the momentum after starting out 0-for-20 with just one walk.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Back in lineup at shortstop
Fox (illness) will start at shortstop and bat ninth Wednesday against the Marlins.
Fox picked up his fourth start of the season in Sunday's 12-3 loss to the Giants, but he exited the contest midway through the first inning after he fell violently ill and was seen vomiting on the field. After two days to rest up, Fox is evidently feeling better and didn't have any symptoms of COVID-19, so he'll be in the clear to fill in at shortstop while Alcides Escobar receives a routine maintenance day.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Exits with illness
Fox was removed from Sunday's game against the Giants after vomiting on the field during the first inning, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Fox received the start at third base but never received an at-bat Sunday, as he was ill on the field during the top of the first inning. Josh Bell (hamstring) is likely limited to pinch-hitting duties, so the Nationals are effectively down two bench players Sunday. Maikel Franco has shifted back to third base with Riley Adams now working at first.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Contributes in first career start
Fox went 0-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI in Sunday's win over the Mets.
Making his first career start in the majors, Fox was a key figure in the Nationals' three-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning, bringing home Dee Strange-Gordon with a sacrifice bunt and reaching first when Pete Alonso's throw went to the plate, then scoring the winning run on a Nelson Cruz single. Fox profiles as little more than a utility infielder, but with the Nats in rebuild mode, the 24-year-old could get more playing time than expected if he sticks around on the big-league roster.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Set for big-league debut
Fox is starting at shortstop and hitting eighth Sunday against the Mets.
Alcides Escobar has served as the Nationals' starting shortstop in each of the first three games of the season. However, Fox will enter the lineup Sunday to make his major-league debut. He's never hit more than four home runs in a single season while in the minors, though he swiped 19 bases and was caught just twice across 252 plate appearances with Triple-A Omaha in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Secures spot on Opening Day roster
The Nationals recalled Fox from Triple-A Rochester on Monday and informed him that he will be included on the Opening Day roster, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Washington was already looking to bring aboard another utility infielder with Ehire Adrianza (quadriceps) on track to open the season on the injured list, and that need became greater after Alcides Escobar was held out of Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Cardinals due to a stiff neck. As a result, the Nationals elected to reverse their previous transaction involving Fox, who was optioned to Rochester a week ago. The 24-year-old is unlikely to see much action while he's up with the big club, but Fox's ability to switch hit and play three infield positions and center field should make him a useful bench piece.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Sent to Triple-A
Fox was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Monday, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Fox was claimed off waivers by the Nationals just before the start of the lockout but was never likely to make the Opening Day roster. The 24-year-old has yet to make his major-league debut and hit .242/.347/.363 with four home runs, 21 RBI and 19 stolen bases in 57 games at the Triple-A level last season.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Lucius Fox: Claimed by Nationals
Fox was claimed off waivers by the Nationals on Tuesday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Fox has now been claimed off waivers twice within two weeks, having been previously claimed by the Orioles from the Royals in mid-November. He received his first career call-up with Kansas City in July but didn't get the chance to make his major-league debut.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Lucius Fox: Claimed by Baltimore
Fox was claimed off waivers by the Orioles on Friday.
Fox was removed from Kansas City's 40-man roster, and Baltimore opted to scoop him up on waivers. The 24-year-old spent 2021 at the Triple-A level and hit .242/.347/.363 with four home runs, 21 RBI, 40 runs and 19 stolen bases in 57 games.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Lucius Fox: Sent back down
Fox was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Saturday, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.
Fox was called up by Kansas City on Friday, but he didn't make his major-league debut during the team's loss to the Blue Jays. The 24-year-old will remain on the Royals' taxi squad, but Edward Olivares will now rejoin the active roster.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Lucius Fox: Recalled by Royals
Fox was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Friday, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.
The 24-year-old will join the big-league roster following the trade of Jorge Soler to Atlanta. Fox has struggled at Triple-A this season with a .185/.305/.222 slash line in 22 games, but he'll nonetheless have the opportunity to make his MLB debut.... See More ... See Less
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