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Ivan Nova

27-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Yankees

2014 Stats

W-L

2-2

ERA

8.27

WHIP

1.84

K

12

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Nova was hampered by injury early in 2013, and ended up being sent to Triple-A for a stint. Once he returned in late June, he was arguably the Yankees' best starter, giving up three earned runs or fe...

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  5/1/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 1/12/1987
BORN: Palenque, DR   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: No  

April 24, 2014  –  Ivan Nova News

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Nova (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day DL Thursday, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

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Ivan Nova Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 20 A Cha 21 21 0 99.3 121 55 8 54 31 6 8 0 4.98 1.53
2008 21 A Tam 26 24 0 148.2 168 72 6 109 46 8 13 0 4.36 1.44
2009 22 AA TRE 12 12 0 72.3 65 19 3 47 31 5 4 0 2.36 1.33
2009 22 AAA SCR 12 12 0 67.0 72 38 4 43 28 1 4 0 5.10 1.49
2010 23 AAA Scr 23 23 0 145.0 135 46 10 115 48 12 3 0 0 0 2.86 1.26
2010 23 MAJ NYY 10 7 0 42.0 44 21 4 26 17 1 2 0 1 0 4.50 1.45
2011 24 AAA Scr 3 3 0 16.0 16 6 3 18 2 1 2 0 0 0 3.38 1.13
2011 24 MAJ NYY 28 27 0 165.3 163 68 13 98 57 16 4 0 0 0 3.70 1.33
2012 25 MAJ NYY 28 28 0 170.3 194 95 28 153 56 12 8 0 0 0 5.02 1.47
2013 26 AAA Scr 3 3 0 17.2 15 4 1 17 4 2 0 0 0 0 2.04 1.10
2013 26 MAJ NYY 23 20 2 139.3 135 48 9 116 44 9 6 0 0 0 3.10 1.28
2014 27 MAJ NYY 4 4 0 20.7 32 19 6 12 6 2 2 0 0 0 8.27 1.84
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Ivan Nova
3-Year Averages MAJ   26 25 0 158.3 164 70 16 122 52 12 6 0 0 0 3.98 1.36
Career  (View All) MAJ   93 86 2 537.7 568 251 60 405 180 40 22 0 4.20 1.39

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

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Ivan Nova Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 19 @TB 4.0 8 8 8 4 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 8.27 1.84
Apr. 13 Bos 7.3 8 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.94 1.74
Apr. 8 Bal 3.7 10 7 7 1 0 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 8.68 2.25
Apr. 3 @Hou 5.7 6 2 2 0 5 1 2 1 0 W 0 0 0 3.18 1.94
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
11.3 16 10 10 5 1 8 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 7.94 1.50
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
20.7 32 19 19 6 6 12 2 1 0 2-2 0 0 0 8.27 1.84
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.2 IP/G
20.7 32 19 19 6 6 12 2 1 0 2-2 0 0 0 8.27 1.84

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Ivan Nova Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20133185525741103.264
201236779348925216.272
20113554833751916.240

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013268611961906.251
2012381742210527512.303
20113495024881817.275

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201392.3730812142.441.16
201271.04406628146.081.61
201185.38204633104.111.41

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201347.0230352354.401.53
201299.38408728144.261.37
201180.0820522433.261.25
Ivan Nova Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 20 A Cha 21 21 99.3 4.89 2.81 1.74 0.72 67.4% 4.98 4.28 .333
2008 21 A Tam 26 24 148.2 6.62 2.79 2.37 0.36 68.3% 4.36 3.19 .344
2009 22 AA TRE 12 12 72.3 5.85 3.86 1.52 0.37 82.8% 2.36 3.81 .283
2009 22 AAA SCR 12 12 67.0 5.78 3.76 1.54 0.54 64.6% 5.10 4.08 .318
2010 23 AAA Scr 23 23 145.0 7.14 2.98 2.40 0.62 79.2% 2.86 3.54 .298
2010 23 MAJ NYY 10 7 42.0 5.57 3.64 1.53 0.86 1.89 70.2% 93.1 MPH 4.50 4.49 .302
2011 24 AAA Scr 3 3 16.0 10.13 1.13 9.00 1.69 80% 3.38 3.76 .324
2011 24 MAJ NYY 28 27 165.3 5.33 3.10 1.72 0.71 1.83 73.4% 92.6 MPH 3.70 4.18 .289
2012 25 MAJ NYY 28 28 170.3 8.08 2.96 2.73 1.48 1.39 69.8% 93.0 MPH 5.02 4.70 .336
2013 26 AAA Scr 3 3 17.2 8.90 2.09 4.25 0.52 83.3% 2.04 2.68 .308
2013 26 MAJ NYY 23 20 139.3 7.49 2.84 2.64 0.58 2.05 77.1% 93.1 MPH 3.10 3.62 .313
2014 27 MAJ NYY 4 4 20.7 5.23 2.61 2.00 2.61 1.65 59.4% 91.9 MPH 8.27 6.97 .360
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Ivan Nova
3-Year Averages MAJ   26 25 158.3 6.93 2.96 2.35 0.91 73% 3.98 3.96 .313
Career MAJ   93 86 537.7 6.78 3.01 2.25 1.00 72.2% 4.20 4.18 .314

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

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2014 Stat Review for Ivan Nova    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.00 K/BB
POOR
5.23 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.61 BB/9
AVERAGE
91.9 MPH Fastball
GOOD
2.6 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.65 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

8.27 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.84 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.97 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.360 BABIP
HIGH
59.4% Strand Rate
LOW

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Worst Matchups for Ivan Nova (by OPS against, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Melky Cabrera TOR 9 6 2 3 1 1 0 .667 1.444 2.144
Alejandro De Aza CHI-A 7 5 1 1 0 2 0 .714 1.143 1.857
Delmon Young BAL 11 7 1 2 0 1 0 .636 .909 1.576
Mark Trumbo AZ 16 9 2 4 1 3 0 .563 1.000 1.556
Josh Hamilton ANA 10 6 0 2 0 1 0 .600 .900 1.500
Chris Iannetta ANA 8 3 2 3 0 2 0 .375 1.125 1.500
Eric Hosmer KC 9 4 1 3 0 0 0 .444 1.000 1.444
Mike Napoli BOS 8 2 2 3 2 3 0 .250 1.000 1.400
Austin Jackson DET 14 8 0 3 1 1 0 .571 .786 1.386
Jed Lowrie OAK 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .875 1.375

Best Matchups for Ivan Nova (by OPS against, min 6 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jarrod Saltalamacchia MIA 10 1 0 0 0 5 0 .100 .100 .200
Adam Dunn CHI-A 10 0 0 0 2 3 0 .000 .000 .167
Ichiro Suzuki NY-A 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .143
Angel Pagan SF 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .000 .143
Manny Machado BAL 14 1 0 0 0 3 0 .071 .071 .143
Adrian Gonzalez LA 9 0 0 1 1 4 0 .000 .000 .100
Endy Chavez SEA 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Carlos Quentin SD 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000
Dustin Ackley SEA 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jay Bruce CIN 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000

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Ivan Nova: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nova (elbow) will seek the opinion of Dr. James Andrews, Sweeny Murti of Sportsradio 66 WFAN reports.

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Nova's partial UCL tear needs Tommy John surgery, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet reports.

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Nova (elbow) will visit with Dr. Christopher Ahmad in the coming week for further evaluation.

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Nova has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the UCL in his right elbow and will be placed on the 15-day DL on Sunday, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

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Nova left Saturday's game against the Rays in the bottom of the fifth with pain in his right elbow and will undergo an MRI on Saturday night, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Nova left Saturday's game mid-count against the Rays in the bottom of the fifth. He was seen shaking his right arm after throwing a pitch to the Rays' Evan Longoria, Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune reports.

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Nova bounced back from two bad outings to begin the season Sunday night, holding the Red Sox to two runs on eight hits over 7.1 innings.

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Nova was clobbered for seven runs on 10 hits and zero walks, while striking out three in 3.2 innings, in a loss to the Orioles on Tuesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After a big 2011 where he put up 16 wins, Nova was an enigma in 2012. He appeared dominant at times, putting up a 2.09 ERA and 1.01 WHIP over a five-start stretch in June, but was far too hittable over the second half, posting a 7.05 ERA from July 15 through the end of the season. It's unclear how much the shoulder stiffness that put Nova on the DL in August hindered his performances both leading up to and following the disabled list stint, but with the full offseason to recover, Nova should be back to full strength in 2013. Nova struck out significantly more batters in 2012, but he more than doubled his home-run total in only five more innings, and gave up 31 more hits as well. He's an interesting upside play for 2013, but he comes with a good amount of risk.

2012

Nova was one of the biggest surprises in baseball last season, going 16-4 with a 3.70 ERA. He relies on a high-90s fastball and a power curve, but doesn't put up the strikeout numbers one might expect with that arsenal, fanning just 98 in 165.1 innings. Nova is likely to be overvalued in fantasy drafts for 2012 thanks to his big win total. He could be a solid fourth starter for the Yankees for years to come, but expecting a repeat of 2011 is pushing it if he doesn't improve his strikeout rate.

2011

Nova got his first taste of big league hitting last season and was predictably erratic. There were some bright spots - holding the White Sox to one run in his first career start comes to mind - but overall he allowed too many baserunners and struggled with his control (1.53 K/BB ratio). He'll have a chance to win a rotation spot this season, and while he won't blow you away with his strikeout numbers, he could emerge as a potential AL-only option who will be in line for some wins thanks to the Yankees' strong offense.

2010

After losing Nova to the Padres in the Rule 5 draft in December 2008 (before eventually getting him back), the Yankees decided to protect him this time around. He made strides last season, keeping his fastball down in the zone and mixing it up with his above-average changeup and improving slider. Although his control needs work, he showed signs of improvement during the Dominican Winter League, posting a 1.05 ERA and 17:4 K:BB ratio in his first five appearances. He’ll likely spend most of the year at Triple-A, but could make a couple of spot starts for the Yankees if injuries strike.