Kyle Nelson

25-Year-Old PitcherRP
Arizona Diamondbacks AAA
2021 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kyle Nelson in 2021. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Waived by the Guardians in November of 2021. Claimed off waivers by the Diamondbacks in November of 2021.
Claimed by Arizona
PArizona Diamondbacks  AAA
November 24, 2021
Nelson was claimed off waivers by the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Nelson was designated for assignment by the Guardians on Friday after he posted a 9.31 ERA and 1.86 WHIP in 9.2 innings across 10 major-league appearances in 2021. Although he spent most of the year in the minors, he should be in the mix for a major-league roster spot in Arizona during the 2022 campaign.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
18
Last 10 Games
18
Last 5 Games
20
How many pitches does Kyle Nelson generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Kyle Nelson generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2019
 
 
-18%
BAA vs LHP
2021
 
 
-49%
BAA vs LHP
2020
 
 
-50%
BAA vs RHP
2019
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2019vs Left .250 15 2 5 2 0 0 0
Since 2019vs Right .306 40 6 4 11 2 0 1
2021vs Left .143 14 2 5 1 0 0 0
2021vs Right .281 35 6 3 9 2 0 0
2020vs Left 1.000 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
2020vs Right .500 5 0 1 2 0 0 1
2019vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2019
 
 
-63%
ERA at Home
2021
 
 
-100%
ERA at Home
2020
 
 
-100%
ERA on Road
2019
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2019Home 6.75 1.69 5.1 0 0 0 8.4 5.1 1.7
Since 2019Away 18.00 2.60 5.0 0 0 0 5.4 10.8 0.0
2021Home 0.00 1.07 4.2 0 0 0 9.6 3.9 0.0
2021Away 18.00 2.60 5.0 0 0 0 5.4 10.8 0.0
2020Home 54.00 6.00 .666666 0 0 0 0.0 13.5 13.5
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Kyle Nelson compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.00
 
K/9
7.4
 
BB/9
7.4
 
HR/9
0.0
 
Fastball
93.0 mph
 
ERA
9.31
 
WHIP
1.86
 
BABIP
.342
 
GB/FB
1.09
 
Left On Base
44.4%
 
Exit Velocity
77.7 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
0.0%
 
Spin Rate
2524 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
17.3%
 
Swinging Strike
11.4%
 
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Removed from 40-man roster
PCleveland Guardians  AAA
November 19, 2021
Nelson was designated for assignment by the Guardians on Friday.
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Sent to Triple-A
PCleveland Guardians  AAA
June 28, 2021
Nelson was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Monday.
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Inconsistent through 10 appearances
PCleveland Guardians  AAA
June 28, 2021
Nelson has a 9.31 ERA and a 1.86 WHIP through his first 10 appearances this season.
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Recalled by Cleveland
PCleveland Guardians  AAA
June 14, 2021
Nelson was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Monday.
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Sent down Saturday
PCleveland Guardians  AAA
June 12, 2021
Nelson was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Saturday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
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