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Ricky Nolasco #47 - SP

Minnesota

  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1982/12/13
  • POB: Corona, CA
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 225lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 8
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs in 2001 (4th round).
  • Current Status: Right elbow injury, 15-day DL, 15-day DL
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date181857010103.214068681628721.625.90
On Pace2929811020165.02221081082544114-5.90

Scouting Report

AssetsHas a plus fastball, and he features a strong curveball and good change-up. Is very effective against right-handed hitters. Can dominate with strikeouts.
FlawsWill struggle with his mechanics and confidence, and loses control of his pitches as a result. Injuries are a major concern.
Career potentialSolid starter.

Honours and Awards

2005Southern League (AA) - Most Valuable Pitcher
2005Southern League (AA) - All-Star Team
2005Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/08Right elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 7th, 2014).
2013/11/27Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins to a four-year contract.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/07/06Acquired from the Miami Marlins.
2010/12/20Signed by the Florida Marlins to a three-year contract extension.
2010/11/05Missed the last 29 regular season games (right knee injury).
2010/09/04Right knee injury, late September (retroactive to August 29th, 2010).
2009/12/17Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2009/06/07Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2009/05/22Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2009/01/20Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2008/02/22Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2007/08/21Missed 83 games (elbow injury).
2007/08/21Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA).
2007/07/02Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (elbow injury).
2007/05/19Elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2007/05/01Missed 21 games (right elbow inflammation).
2007/04/09Right elbow inflammation, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 8th, 2007).
2007/03/02Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2006/09/09Missed 5 games (right knee injury).
2006/09/06Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/23Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2005/12/07Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2005/11/18Contract purchased from West Tenn (AA).

Trades

2013/11/27Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins.
2013/07/06Los Angeles Dodgers traded Josh Wall, Steve Ames and Angel Sanchez to the Miami Marlins for Ricky Nolasco and International Signing Bonus Slot No. 96.
2005/12/07Florida Marlins traded Juan Pierre to the Chicago Cubs for Sergio Mitre, Ricky Nolasco and Renyel Pinto.
2001/06/05Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 4th round in 2001.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014MinnesotaAL181857010103.214068681628721.625.90
2013LA DodgersNL16158300087.0834034621751.203.52
2013MiamiNL181858000112.111250481125901.223.85
2013Total Mia/LANL34331311000199.1195908217461651.213.70
2012MiamiNL31311213032191.02141009518471251.374.48
2011FloridaNL33331012021206.024411710720441481.404.67
2010FloridaNL2626149010157.2169827924331471.284.51
2009FloridaNL3131139020185.018811110423441951.255.06
2009New OrleansAAA221101015.0124403121.002.40
2008FloridaNL3432158011212.1192888328421861.103.52
2007FloridaNL541200021.126161339111.645.48
2007AlbuquerqueAAA440200015.129262464152.1514.09
2007CarolinaAA11010003.02320121.006.00
2007JupiterA531100012.010310190.920.75
2007GCL MarlinsR22000003.14210081.202.70
2006FloridaNL35221111000140.015786752041991.414.82
2005West TennAA2727143010161.2151575213461731.222.89
2004IowaAAA992300040.2684242716282.079.30
2004West TennAA191964000107.0104504413371151.323.70
2003DaytonaA2626115010149.012958497481361.192.96
2002BoiseA15157200090.2723225125921.072.48
2001AZL CubsR541000018.0113305230.891.50
TotalMLB247230948201041416.1152575870616933411481.314.49
TotalAL181857010103.214068681628721.625.90
TotalNL22921289750941312.2138569063815330610761.294.37
TotalAAA15153601071.010972701323551.868.87
TotalAA4747208010271.22571109826842901.263.25
TotalA4644198010251.221193758742371.132.68
TotalR761000021.1155405310.941.69

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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