Lucius Kadeem Fox Jr. (born July 2, 1997) is a Bahamian professional baseball shortstop for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Nationals in 2022.
Fox comes from Nassau, Bahamas. He began playing baseball when he was seven years old and moved to the United States at age 12 to continue his career. Fox attended American Heritage High School in Delray Beach, Florida. He moved back to the Bahamas in time to be declared an international free agent during the 2015 signing period.
On August 1, 2016, the Giants traded Fox, Matt Duffy, and Michael Santos to the Tampa Bay Rays for Matt Moore. He did not play for the Rays after the trade due to a bone bruise on his foot sustained while playing for Augusta. Fox began the 2017 season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods of the Class A Midwest League.
On August 27, 2020, Fox was traded to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for Brett Phillips. On July 30, 2021, Fox was promoted to the major leagues for the first time, but did not appear in the Royals’ game against the Toronto Blue Jays and was optioned back to the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers the next day.
Fox was claimed first by the Baltimore Orioles on November 19, 2021, and then the Washington Nationals when the Orioles attempted to pass him through waivers eleven days later on November 30.
How Much Does Lucius Fox Make?
Bahamian professional baseball shortstop, Lucius Fox currently earns a salary of $570,500 per year, including a $0 signing bonus.