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Justin Nicolino

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Miami Marlins

2017 Stats

W-L

2-3

ERA

5.06

WHIP

1.79

K

26

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Nicolino posted an uninspiring 4.99 ERA while going 3-6 in 13 starts for the Marlins in 2016, which prompted a demotion to Triple-A New Orleans in July. He pitched somewhat better upon returning to th...

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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   

August 29, 2017  –  Justin Nicolino News

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Nicolino came on in relief during Monday's 11-2 loss to the Nationals, tossing 2.1 innings and giving up three runs on four hits and one walk while striking out one batter.

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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 18 13 0 79.3 96 44 8 37 20 3 6 0 0 0 4.99 1.46
2017 25 A+ JUP 1 1 0 6.0 7 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.00 1.17
2017 25 AAA NEW 1 14 0 79.0 75 28 10 51 24 5 5 0 0 0 3.19 1.25
2017 25 MAJ MIA 20 8 0 48.0 66 27 8 26 20 2 3 0 0 0 5.06 1.79
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3-Year Averages     15 12 0 76.7 84 38 8 30 20 4 5 0 0 0 4.46 1.36
Career  (View All)     50 33 0 201.3 234 104 24 86 60 10 13 0 4.65 1.46

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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
Oct. 1 Atl 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.06 1.79
Sep. 29 Atl 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.88 1.77
Sep. 27 @Col 1.3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.09 1.85
Sep. 24 @Ari 0.3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.24 1.86
Sep. 22 @Ari 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.28 1.83
Sep. 17 Mil 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.32 1.84
Sep. 14 @Phi 2.0 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.36 1.81
Sep. 10 @Atl 2.7 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.40 1.85
Sep. 6 Was 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.79 1.88
Sep. 4 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.70 1.87
Aug. 28 @Was 2.3 4 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.86 1.92
Aug. 23 @Phi 2.3 8 6 6 1 2 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.45 1.91
Aug. 18 @NYM 5.0 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.11 1.73
Aug. 12 Col 5.3 6 2 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.56 1.83
Jun. 28 NYM 0.3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.31 1.82
Jun. 24 ChC 4.0 7 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.95 1.70
Jun. 19 Was 3.0 7 6 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.06 1.69
Last 14 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
6.0 6 3 2 1 4 3 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 3.00 1.67
Last 30 Games (Team)
10 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.3 IP/G
12.7 13 5 4 2 5 6 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 2.84 1.42
Last 60 Games (Team)
17 Games Pitched:  Avg. 2.1 IP/G
35.0 53 27 21 6 14 17 0 0 0 2-2 0 0 0 5.40 1.91

Justin Nicolino Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017605223402.397
20169011222511.272
2015628417111.298

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017169211843826.295
20162562618741217.319
20152391516551337.258

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201725.7100141043.511.60
201637.013013634.381.32
201534.713081144.931.38

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201722.3130121046.852.01
201642.3230241455.531.58
201539.341015943.201.12
Justin Nicolino vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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 18 13 79.3 4.20 2.27 1.85 0.91 1.82 66.7% 89.2 MPH 4.99 4.45 .320
2017 25 A+ JUP 1 1 6.0 1.50 0.00 0.00 1.50 83.3% 3.00 5.03 .274
2017 25 AAA NEW 1 14 79.0 5.81 2.73 2.13 1.14 79.8% 3.19 4.54 .275
2017 25 MAJ MIA 20 8 48.0 4.88 3.75 1.30 1.50 2.10 75.6% 90.8 MPH 5.06 5.60 .347
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3-Year Averages     15 12 76.7 3.52 2.35 1.50 0.94 68.8% 4.46 4.56 .290
Career     50 33 201.3 3.84 2.68 1.43 1.07 70.4% 4.65 4.82 .304

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Justin Nicolino Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 74 2 8 2 0 35 1 74 2
2016 P 79.3 1 10 1 0 37 2 79 1
2017 P 48 0 7 0 0 28 1 48 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 P 0 -1 0 0 0 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Justin Nicolino    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.30 K/BB
TERRIBLE
4.88 K/9
TERRIBLE
3.75 BB/9
POOR
90.8 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.5 HR/9
POOR
2.10 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.06 ERA
POOR
1.79 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.60 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.347 BABIP
HIGH
75.6% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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

Nicolino (2-2) lasted only 2.1 innings in Wednesday's 8-0 loss to the Phillies, giving up six runs on eight hits and a pair of walks.

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Nicolino (2-1) struck out one and allowed one run on six hits over five innings to pick up the win in a 3-1 victory over the Mets on Friday.

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Nicolino (1-1) allowed two runs (one earned) on six hits and four walks while striking out two over 5.1 innings to earn the victory Saturday against the Rockies.

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Nicolino was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans and will start Saturday against the Rockies.

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Nicolino was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans following Friday's game against Milwaukee, Andrew Gruman of the Associated Press reports.

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Nicolino will leave the rotation and head to the bullpen, The Miami Herald's Clark Spencer reports.

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Nicolino (0-1) allowed three runs (two earned) on seven hits while striking out four across four innings in a no-decision against the Cubs on Saturday.

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Nicolino allowed six runs (three earned) on six hits and one walk across three innings in a no-decision Monday against the Nationals. He struck out one.

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Nicolino (finger) was activated from the disabled list and is scheduled to start Monday against the Nationals.

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Nicolino (finger) will be activated from the 10-day disabled list to start Monday's game against the Nationals, the Associated Press reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

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 lowest in that many innings since Aaron Cook's 4.9 percent in 94 IP in 2012. Unfortunately, this fits Nicolino’s upper minors work. In 285 IP at Double-A and Triple-A since 2014, he combined for just a 12-percent rate (4.5 K/9). At least Cook had an elite groundball rate to go with his strikeout ineptitude. Nicolino picked the worst era in which to have a strikeout deficiency. It’s hard to find a league type where you would want to bet on this profile.

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.