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Justin Nicolino

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Miami Marlins

2016 Stats

W-L

3-6

ERA

5.06

WHIP

1.46

K

37

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Baseball Reference lists Nicolino’s nickname as "Big Bird," and if pictures were used in these player outlooks the nickname's origin would be obvious. Nicolino's 7.6-percent K rate in 74 IP is the low...

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2016 ADP:  680.9

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RP): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 194   DOB: 11/22/1991   BORN: Orlando, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

September 6, 2016  –  Justin Nicolino News

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Justin Nicolino 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
2011 19 A VAN 3 9 0 52.1 28 6 0 64 11 5 1 0 0 0 1.03 0.75
2011 19 A LAN 3 3 0 8.2 11 3 0 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.12 1.59
2012 20 A LAN 28 22 0 124.1 112 34 6 119 21 10 4 0 0 0 2.46 1.07
2013 21 A+ JUP 9 18 0 96.2 89 24 4 64 18 5 2 0 0 0 2.23 1.11
2013 21 AA JAC 9 9 0 45.1 63 25 2 31 12 3 2 0 0 0 4.96 1.66
2014 22 AA JAC 28 28 2 170.1 162 54 10 81 20 14 4 0 0 0 2.85 1.07
2015 23 AAA NEW 20 20 0 115.0 134 45 11 63 29 7 7 0 0 0 3.52 1.42
2015 23 MAJ MIA 12 12 0 74.0 72 33 8 23 20 5 4 0 0 0 4.01 1.24
2016 24 AAA NEW 14 14 0 85.0 87 39 10 49 13 7 6 0 0 0 4.13 1.18
2016 24 MAJ MIA 17 13 0 78.3 95 44 8 37 19 3 6 0 0 0 5.06 1.46
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3-Year Averages     12 12 0 74.0 72 33 8 23 20 5 4 0 0 0 4.01 1.24
Career  (View All)     29 25 0 152.3 167 77 16 60 39 8 10 0 4.55 1.35

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Justin Nicolino Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 27 NYM 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.06 1.46
Sep. 22 Atl 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.14 1.48
Sep. 17 @Phi 2.3 4 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.28 1.52
Sep. 13 @Atl 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.33 1.49
Aug. 28 SD 6.0 8 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 5.48 1.53
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.9 IP/G
5.7 4 1 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 1.59 1.06
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 2.7 IP/G
13.7 12 4 4 0 3 7 1 1 0 1-1 0 0 0 2.63 1.10
Last 60 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 2.7 IP/G
13.7 12 4 4 0 3 7 1 1 0 1-1 0 0 0 2.63 1.10
Justin Nicolino Minors 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 ERA WHIP
Aug. 22 Okla City 4.0 8 6 6 1 4 0 0 1 0 L 0 13.50 3.00
Aug. 17 Salt Lake 6.0 9 3 3 0 1 6 0 2 0 W 0 4.50 1.67
Aug. 12 Las Vegas 6.0 10 4 4 0 1 5 0 0 0 - 0 6.00 1.83
Aug. 5 Iowa 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 W 0 0.00 0.14
Jul. 31 Nashville 6.0 10 6 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 L 0 7.50 1.67
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
29.0 38 19 18 3 6 17 0 3 0 2-2 0 5.59 1.52

Justin Nicolino Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20168711222511.282
2015628417111.298

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20162512517731217.319
20152391516551337.258

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201635.713012634.541.37
201534.713081144.931.38

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201641.3230241355.661.57
201539.341015943.201.12
Justin Nicolino 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
2011 19 A VAN 3 9 52.1 11.06 1.90 5.82 0.00 84.6% 1.03 1.43 .252
2011 19 A LAN 3 3 8.2 9.88 2.20 4.50 0.00 76.9% 3.12 1.74 .438
2012 20 A LAN 28 22 124.1 8.63 1.52 5.67 0.44 78% 2.46 2.54 .315
2013 21 A+ JUP 9 18 96.2 5.99 1.68 3.56 0.37 80.6% 2.23 3.03 .291
2013 21 AA JAC 9 9 45.1 6.19 2.39 2.58 0.40 68.5% 4.96 3.33 .388
2014 22 AA JAC 28 28 170.1 4.29 1.06 4.05 0.53 74.4% 2.85 3.45 .276
2015 23 AAA NEW 20 20 115.0 4.93 2.27 2.17 0.86 77.6% 3.52 4.21 .320
2015 23 MAJ MIA 12 12 74.0 2.80 2.43 1.15 0.97 1.53 70.2% 88.7 MPH 4.01 4.92 .256
2016 24 AAA NEW 14 14 85.0 5.19 1.38 3.77 1.06 67.8% 4.13 4.04 .288
2016 24 MAJ MIA 17 13 78.3 4.25 2.18 1.95 0.92 1.79 66% 89.2 MPH 5.06 4.43 .321
Next 7 Days     0 0 16.1 3.14 2.81 1.12 1.11 66.2% 4.82 5.04 .269
Rest Of Season     0 0 16.1 3.14 2.81 1.12 1.11 66.2% 4.82 5.04 .269
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3-Year Averages     12 12 74.0 2.80 2.43 1.15 0.97 70.2% 4.01 4.79 .256
Career     29 25 152.3 3.54 2.30 1.54 0.95 67.9% 4.55 4.57 .290

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2016 Stat Review for Justin Nicolino    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.95 K/BB
TERRIBLE
4.25 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.18 BB/9
GOOD
89.2 MPH Fastball
POOR
0.9 HR/9
GOOD
1.79 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.06 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.46 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.43 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.321 BABIP
HIGH
66.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Justin Nicolino: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nicolino was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Monday, Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald reports.

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Nicolino (2-6) allowed three runs on eight hits and a walk over six innings in Sunday's loss to the Padres. He failed to strike out a batter.

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Nicolino has been called up from Triple-A New Orleans to start for the Marlins in their series finale against the Padres, Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post reports.

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Nicolino was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Friday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Nicolino (2-5) allowed four runs on four hits over four innings in a loss to the Mets on Wednesday. He also struck out two and walked one.

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Nicolino (2-4) allowed four runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out one over five innings, but received no decision Friday at the Braves.

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Nicolino was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans on Friday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Nicolino will be called up to start Friday's game against the Braves, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Nicolino was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Sunday.

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Nicolino (2-4) allowed five runs on 10 hits over 4.2 innings in a 6-3 loss to the Padres on Wednesday. He also struck out three and walked none.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Nicolino improved his stock in the Marlins' packed farm system, making 25 starts for Double-A Jacksonville in which he hurled 170.1 innings and registered a 2.85 and 1.07 WHIP. Nicolino collected a modest 4.3 K/9 and though his low strikeout totals are a cooler to his long-term fantasy outlook, the Marlins are surely pleased with the 23-year-old’s plus command as he totaled a 4.05 K/BB ratio during his fourth season in the minors. Of course, luck was also a contributor, as Nicolino benefitted from the lowest BABIP of his professional career (.276) during the 2014 campaign. Nicolino is likely to break camp with Triple-A New Orleans after proving his mastery of Double-A competition during a very successful season last year and he’s got an outside shot at making starts for the Marlins this summer as well.

2014

Nicolino struggled to get going following a promotion to Double-A last season, posting a 4.96 ERA and 1.66 WHIP in nine starts (45.1 innings ) compared to the sparkling 2.23 ERA and 1.11 WHIP he posted over 18 starts (96.2 innings) at High-A Jupiter. The blame cannot entirely be placed on the pitcher as he suffered an unfortunate 97-point spike in his BABIP to .388 during his time at Double-A. Lacking elite strikeout ability, Nicolino leans on steady command (3.16 K/BB in 2013) and an advanced approach, frequently mixing location and velocity, to get by. Another trip through Double-A is the likely course of action for Nicolino in 2014 with the chance for a second-half promotion if he pitches well down on the farm.

2013

A former second-round pick, Nicolino was included in the blockbuster deal between the Jays and Marlins in November. As a 21-year-old left-hander with control, Nicolino should progress somewhat quickly through the Marlins' system after carrying a 5.7 K/BB in the Midwest League last season. By most accounts, he has the ceiling to be a good big league starter, but the upside appears to be limited to that of a mid-rotation option as the strikeout rate could tumble a bit as he faces more advanced hitters at higher levels.

2012

The 2nd round pick from 2010 had a very fine season at Low-A and Single-A in 2011, posting a 1.33 ERA across 15 appearances (12 starts) and striking out 73 batters in 61 innings with just 13 walks. His low-90s fastball is complemented with some nice secondary offerings so he should continue to dominate at the lower levels.