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Justin Nicolino

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Miami Marlins

2015 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

4.09

WHIP

1.18

K

4

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 mo...

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2015 ADP:  681.78

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 190   DOB: 11/22/1991   BORN: Orlando, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

June 30, 2015  –  Justin Nicolino News

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

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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 LAN 3 3 0 8.2 11 3 0 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.12 1.59
2011 19 A VAN 3 9 0 52.1 28 6 0 64 11 5 1 0 0 0 1.03 0.75
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 18 18 0 105.0 119 40 11 58 27 6 6 0 0 0 3.43 1.39
2015 23 MAJ MIA 2 2 0 11.0 10 5 1 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.09 1.18
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Justin Nicolino 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
Jun. 26 LAD 4.0 6 5 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.09 1.18
Jun. 20 @Cin 7.0 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.00 0.86
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 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
4.0 6 5 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 11.25 1.75
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
11.0 10 5 5 1 3 4 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 4.09 1.18

Justin Nicolino Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201512413000.273

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201531027101.250

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20154.001021111.251.75

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20157.01002200.000.86
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 LAN 3 3 8.2 9.88 2.20 4.50 0.00 76.9% 3.12 1.74 .438
2011 19 A VAN 3 9 52.1 11.06 1.90 5.82 0.00 84.6% 1.03 1.43 .252
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 18 18 105.0 4.97 2.31 2.15 0.94 78.5% 3.43 4.34 .312
2015 23 MAJ MIA 2 2 11.0 3.27 2.45 1.33 0.82 1.50 66.7% 89.8 MPH 4.09 4.75 .250
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000

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2015 Stat Review for Justin Nicolino    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.33 K/BB
TERRIBLE
3.27 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.45 BB/9
AVERAGE
89.8 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.8 HR/9
GOOD
1.50 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.09 ERA
WEAK
1.18 WHIP
GOOD
4.75 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.250 BABIP
LOW
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Nicolino was knocked around for five runs on six hits, walking one and striking out two over four innings of a 7-1 loss to the Dodgers on Friday night.

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Nicolino is scheduled to start Friday against the Dodgers, Christina De Nicola of FOX Sports Florida reports.

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Nicolino will make another start with the Marlins, according to manager Dan Jennings, the Associated Press reports.

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Nicolino made his major league debut and shined, tossing seven shutout innings with four hits allowed and two strikeouts.

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Nicolino was recalled and will start Saturday against the Reds.

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Nicolino will start Saturday against the Reds, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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Nicolino could be in the mix join Miami's rotation this week, the Miami Herald reports.

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Nicolino was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on Tuesday, Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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Nicolino is projected to begin the season at Triple-A New Orleans, MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.