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Jimmy Nelson

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Milwaukee Brewers

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Everything finally came together for Nelson in 2017, but a shoulder injury suffered while running the bases in September cut short what was the best season to date for him and puts a cloud over his 20...

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2018 ADP:  365.27

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  9/1/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 247   DOB: 6/5/1989
BORN: Klamath Falls, OR   COLLEGE: Alabama   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jimmy Nelson Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $3.7 million deal with the Brewers in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

July 8, 2018  –  Jimmy Nelson News

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General manager David Stearns indicated Sunday he expects Nelson (shoulder) to pitch for the Brewers in 2018, but that is unlikely to occur prior to September, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Jimmy Nelson 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
2010 21 R HEL 12 0 0 26.2 30 11 2 33 13 2 0 3 0 0 3.71 1.64
2011 22 A WIS 26 25 0 146.0 146 71 9 120 65 8 9 0 0 0 4.38 1.45
2012 23 A+ BRE 10 13 0 81.1 63 20 3 77 25 4 4 0 0 0 2.21 1.09
2012 23 AA HUN 10 10 0 46.0 34 20 2 42 37 2 4 0 0 0 3.91 1.54
2013 24 AA HUN 15 12 0 69.0 63 21 5 72 15 5 4 0 0 0 2.74 1.13
2013 24 AAA NAS 15 15 0 83.1 74 34 2 91 50 5 6 0 0 0 3.67 1.49
2013 24 MAJ MIL 4 1 0 10.0 2 1 0 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.90 0.70
2014 25 AAA NAS 17 16 0 111.0 70 18 3 114 32 10 2 0 0 0 1.46 0.92
2014 25 MAJ MIL 14 12 0 69.3 82 38 6 57 19 2 9 0 0 0 4.93 1.46
2015 26 MAJ MIL 30 30 0 177.3 163 81 18 148 65 11 13 0 0 0 4.11 1.29
2016 27 MAJ MIL 32 32 0 179.3 186 92 25 140 86 8 16 0 0 0 4.62 1.52
2017 28 MAJ MIL 29 29 0 175.3 171 68 16 199 48 12 6 0 0 0 3.49 1.25
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3-Year Averages     30 30 0 177.3 173 80 19 162 66 10 11 0 0 0 4.06 1.35
Career  (View All)     109 104 0 611.3 604 280 65 552 223 33 44 0 4.12 1.35

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Jimmy Nelson 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
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  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 Games (Team)
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Jimmy Nelson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017354107317816010.246
201637761498015311.252

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20173749217931216.267
2016431793710714115.285

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201794.76401092763.141.28
201695.35707440143.401.37

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201780.76209021103.901.21
201684.03906646116.001.68
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Jimmy Nelson 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
2010 21 R HEL 12 0 26.2 11.34 4.47 2.54 0.69 78% 3.71 3.16 .406
2011 22 A WIS 26 25 146.0 7.40 4.01 1.85 0.55 69.3% 4.38 3.82 .320
2012 23 A+ BRE 10 13 81.1 8.55 2.77 3.08 0.33 80% 2.21 2.89 .283
2012 23 AA HUN 10 10 46.0 8.22 7.24 1.14 0.39 73.9% 3.91 4.55 .267
2013 24 AA HUN 15 12 69.0 9.39 1.96 4.80 0.65 78.1% 2.74 3.10 .321
2013 24 AAA NAS 15 15 83.1 9.86 5.42 1.82 0.22 73.8% 3.67 3.27 .334
2013 24 MAJ MIL 4 1 10.0 7.20 4.50 1.60 0.00 2.00 85.7% 93.8 MPH 0.90 3.10 .090
2014 25 AAA NAS 17 16 111.0 9.24 2.59 3.56 0.24 84.8% 1.46 2.47 .252
2014 25 MAJ MIL 14 12 69.3 7.40 2.47 3.00 0.78 1.72 66.3% 93.6 MPH 4.93 3.85 .354
2015 26 MAJ MIL 30 30 177.3 7.51 3.30 2.28 0.91 2.00 70% 93.5 MPH 4.11 4.17 .292
2016 27 MAJ MIL 32 32 179.3 7.03 4.32 1.63 1.25 1.76 72.9% 93.1 MPH 4.62 5.17 .306
2017 28 MAJ MIL 29 29 175.3 10.21 2.46 4.15 0.82 2.16 74.4% 93.9 MPH 3.49 3.09 .344
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 3 18.0 8.47 3.69 2.29 1.11 73% 4.41 4.15 .336
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3-Year Averages     30 30 177.3 8.22 3.35 2.45 0.96 72.3% 4.06 3.88 .313
Career     109 104 611.3 8.13 3.28 2.48 0.96 71.8% 4.12 3.91 .315

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Jimmy Nelson Defensive Stats

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Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2017 175.3 -3 - -2 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0

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Jimmy Nelson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

GM David Stearns said Friday that the Brewers are "still comfortable" Nelson (shoulder) will pitch for the club this season, but added that "at some point if we don't progress...to throwing off of a mound, we have to be realistic that it might not happen this year," Kelly Price of NBC26 Green Bay reports.

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Nelson (shoulder) said Sunday that he's "trending in the right direction," but he remains without a timetable to resume throwing off a mound, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

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Nelson remains limited to throwing off flat ground while he continues to recover from September shoulder surgery, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

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Nelson (shoulder) resumed playing catch Monday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

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Nelson will be shut down for the next 10 days after meeting with Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Thursday, during which it was determined the pitcher's surgically-repaired shoulder is doing just fine, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Nelson will undergo a checkup on his surgically-repaired shoulder during a visit with Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Thursday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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2018

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2017

Nelson wasn't great in 2015, but he gave fantasy owners and Brewers fans reason to believe big things could be in his future if he could just harness his control. So much for that. In 2016, Nelson walk rate jumped to 4.3 BB/9, a rise of a full point over his 2015 mark. The result was a mediocre 4.62 ERA, as he paid dearly for each of the career-high 25 home runs he allowed. Nelson threw his curveball for a ball more than 40 percent of the time, making it easy for hitters to just spit on it and wait for him to throw the fastball. His sinker become too predictable as a result and couldn't do the job it was supposed to, as hitters managed 12 home runs and a .472 slugging percentage against it. The Brewers should be patient with the 27-year-old Nelson, but he's running out of chances to figure things out and prove he belongs in a major league rotation.

2016

Nelson finished last year with mediocre numbers. He has showed big-time stuff since his arrival in 2013 but hasn't been able to harness his control. He walked 3.3 batters per nine innings and had four starts with at least four walks, including one start in which he walked eight in just 3.1 innings. The upside is obvious, as Nelson had six starts of at least six shutout innings – only 10 major leaguers had more. If Nelson can cut out the lowest of his lows – the three starts in which he allowed at least six earned runs – he could become a great pitcher. Nelson turns 27 this year, so he needs to turn that corner sooner rather than later.

2015

Nelson’s showing with Triple-A Nashville in 2014 was some type of spectacular, as he posted a 1.46 ERA and limited opposing hitters to a .179 batting average in the hitter’s haven known as the PCL. He didn’t experience the same type of success after being called up to the big club, but he should at some point thanks to a quality fastball and slider and his ability to keep the ball in the park. Though Nelson clearly does not need more work against minor league hitters, he may get it, as the Brewers could send him to Triple-A to keep him stretched out as a starter if he does not secure a spot in the big league rotation during the spring.

2014

Nelson emerged as the Brewers’ top prospect in 2013, posting a 3.25 ERA and striking out 163 batters in 152.1 innings across the top two levels of the minor leagues. His walk rate jumped sharply at Triple-A, but he still managed to give up just two home runs over 83.1 innings in the hitter-friendly PCL. Nelson features both a plus fastball and slider, and he is also working on developing a changeup. That pitch could be the key to his success, but the Brewers have high hopes for Nelson in the future. He figures to open 2014 as the ace of the Triple-A Nashville rotation, but should be among the top options if the Brewers need to call up a starter from the minors.

2013

After an average season in 2011 at Low-A Wisconsin, Nelson came out firing on all cylinders at High-A Brevard County in 2012. In 13 starts, he had a 2.21 ERA with 77 strikeouts and a 1.08 WHIP before receiving a promotion to Double-A Huntsville in June. Nelson found mixed success in 10 starts at that level and finished with a 3.91 ERA while struggling a bit with command (1.1 K/BB). Overall, last season was a step forward for Nelson, and it re-established his place among the Brewers' better pitching prospects. He will likely return to Double-A to begin 2013, but could receive his first exposure to Triple-A in Nashville. If he fares well, a late-season big league callup is not out of the question given the lack of depth in the Milwaukee rotation.