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MLB: Cleveland 13, Boston 6

BOSTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Trot Nixon had the go-ahead RBI and Franklin Gutierrez hit a three-run homer in a seven-run 11th Saturday night, as the Cleveland Indians beat Boston, 13-6.

Lowell, Ortiz co-AL Players of the Week

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Boston Red Sox teammates Mike Lowell and David Ortiz were named Monday as American League Co-Players of the Week.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Cleveland 1

CLEVELAND, July 29 (UPI) -- Justin Morneau's run-scoring double capped a three-run eighth inning that torpedoed C.C. Sabathia's strong outing Sunday and Minnesota sank Cleveland 4-1.

MLB: Cleveland 8, Texas 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 22 (UPI) -- Josh Barfield had three hits, two RBI and two runs scored Sunday night, as the Cleveland Indians beat Texas, 8-3.

MLB: Cleveland 7, Texas 5

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 19 (UPI) -- Grady Sizemore highlighted the offense with a home run and two RBI Thursday night as the Cleveland Indians fought off Texas, 7-5.

MLB: Cleveland 9, Toronto 4

TORONTO, July 7 (UPI) -- Casey Blake hit a three-run homer in the first inning Saturday as Cleveland beat Toronto 9-4.

MLB: Cleveland 10, Philadelphia 6

CLEVELAND, June 20 (UPI) -- Casey Blake and Jhonny Peralta both drove in two runs as part of Cleveland's eight-run sixth inning Wednesday as the Indians shelled Philadelphia 10-6.

MLB: Cleveland 12, Detroit 11

CLEVELAND, June 1 (UPI) -- David Dellucci singled in Trot Nixon with one out in the ninth Friday night to cap a five-run inning, as the Cleveland Indians beat Detroit, 12-11.

MLB: Cleveland 8, Boston 4

BOSTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Grady Sizemore and Kelly Shoppach homered as part of an 18-hit attack Wednesday, boosting Cleveland past Boston 8-4.

MLB: Cincinnati 10, Cleveland 5

CLEVELAND, May 19 (UPI) -- Brandon Phillips and David Ross both hit three-run homers Saturday, powering Cincinnati to a 10-5 inter-league victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 7, Minnesota 1

CLEVELAND, May 16 (UPI) -- C.C. Sabathia dominated for eight innings and Trot Nixon had three RBI Wednesday night in leading Cleveland past Minnesota, 7-1. It was Cleveland's fourth win in as many games with Minnesota this season, having outscored the Twins, 34-14.

MLB: Oakland 10, Cleveland 7

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13 (UPI) -- Jack Cust hit a two-out, three-run, walk-off homer Sunday as Oakland rallied to beat Cleveland 10-7.

MLB: Cleveland 10, Baltimore 1

BALTIMORE, May 7 (UPI) -- Fausto Carmona pitched seven innings in his return from the minors Monday as the Cleveland Indians posted a 10-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Cleveland 9, Baltimore 6

BALTIMORE, May 6 (UPI) -- Trot Nixon had a career-high five hits and four RBI Sunday afternoon as the Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore, 9-6.

MLB: Cleveland 12, Toronto 4

CLEVELAND, May 1 (UPI) -- Jhonny Peralta had a three-run homer and five RBI Tuesday to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 12-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
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Trot Nixon
Trot Nixon, of the Boston Red Sox, hits a homerun in the fifth inning, of Game 4, during the American League Championship Series, at Fenway Park, Monday, October 13, 2003 . The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 3-to1, tying up the Series at two games each. (UPI/STEVEN E. FRISCHLING)
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Christopher Trotman "Trot" Nixon (born April 11, 1974 in Durham, North Carolina) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who is currently a free agent. He is best known as a member of the Boston Red Sox from 1996 to 2006. He was drafted by the Sox in the 1st round of the 1993 Major League Baseball Draft, and was the seventh pick overall. He bats and throws left-handed.

Nixon attended New Hanover High School in Wilmington, North Carolina. As a senior, he was named the State Player of the Year in both football and baseball. In football, as a senior, he broke school passing records held by former National Football League quarterbacks Sonny Jurgensen and Roman Gabriel. Nixon was slated to join the North Carolina State football team on a scholarship before being drafted by the Boston Red Sox. In baseball, as a senior, he was named as the Baseball America High School Player of the Year, named the State Player of the Year, and helped lead his team to the State 4A title, and he finished his senior season with a .512 batting average, 12 home runs and a state-record 56 RBI, and pitched 40 innings with a 12–0 record and a 0.40 ERA.

Trot had a career-best year in 2003 when he batted .306 with 24 doubles and 28 home runs. In game 3 of the American League Division Series, Nixon was called from the bench as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the 11th. With the Red Sox facing elimination, Nixon lined a two-run homer over the center field wall for a 3–1 Boston victory.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Trot Nixon."
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