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52 Jimmy Nelson SP

Milwaukee Brewers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
45%21%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
16.01-105.06166
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014MIL115.0633000016.01711911616

Player Updates

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Jimmy Nelson tosses a quality start Tuesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson put up a quality start Tuesday.

Nelson allowed three runs on four hits over six innings. He struck out five and walked one during the outing. Nelson cruised through the game until the fourth inning. Jay Bruce was able to drive in a run on a double, giving the Reds their first run. 

Nelson came out for the seventh inning, and that’s when things really fell apart. After giving up two singles, Nelson hit the next two batters with pitches. He was replaced by Brandon Kintzler. Kintzler allowed one run, which was charged to Nelson, but managed to induce an inning-ending double-play before more damage was done.

The performance earned Nelson a no-decision. His next start will come against the Mets.

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Jimmy Nelson blasted in return to majors Saturday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson took a loss Saturday after surrendering eight runs (six earned) on eight hits and two walks in 4 1/3 innings and striking out five in his team's 10-2 defeat against the Cardinals.

Nelson (1-1) tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings to get a win in his season debut in late May, and after an excellent stretch in the minors, the team decided to replace Marco Estrada in the rotation. It didn't work out Saturday, as Nelson surrendered three runs in the first inning, two on a home run in the second, one in the third and two more in the fifth. The team may decide to send him back to the minors to start on regular rest before bringing him back after the break.

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Jimmy Nelson to start Saturday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson will start Saturday against the Cardinals.

Nelson was called up Thursday after the team placed Wei-Chung Wang on the disabled list. Nelson will take Marco Estrada's spot in the team's rotation. Estrada will shift to the bullpen. Nelson has a 1.46 ERA over 111 innings in Triple-A. 

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Jimmy Nelson gets the call Thursday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson has been called up Thursday.

Nelson will take the roster spot of Wei-Chung Wang, who hit the disabled list. It's unclear whether Nelson will pitch out of the rotation or the bullpen. Nelson has been rumored to be a candidate to replace Marco Estrada in the team's rotation, but they haven't announced the move yet. Nelson has a 1.46 ERA over 111 innings in Triple-A. 

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Fantasy Analysis | 1405033306
Time to add Jimmy Nelson?
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Word is Jimmy Nelson could enter the Brewers starting rotation as early as Saturday, replacing the beleaguered Marco Estrada. It's little more than speculation right now, but considering he's arguably the most anticipated pitching prospect yet to get an extended look in the majors this year, it might be reason enough to act.

Does that mean you should add him across the board? Maybe not. Look, he's no Taijuan Walker in terms of ability, but his exact upside is difficult to pinpoint with the kind of year he's had at Triple-A Nashville, going 10-2 with a 1.46 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings. And that's in the Pacific Coast League, which is widely considered to be one of the most hitter-friendly leagues in all the minors.

Coming into the year, Nelson was presumed to be little more than a mid-rotation type, but that's when he was plagued by control issues that have been nowhere to be found this year. He has issued just 2.6 walks per nine innings.

The raw stuff is good. He throws a mid-90s fastball with good sink, which all but assures he won't get burned by home runs in the big leagues, and he has enough of a secondary arsenal to miss bats with regularity. Plus, because of the time he spent in the majors last season, he's eligible at relief pitcher, which is huge in Head-to-Head points leagues.

So maybe he's not high-end enough to be must-add before he even arrives, but if he fills a need for you, why not take a flier?

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 153 2.19
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Cincinnati 6.000 4.50015
vs LHB 8.100 5.40058
vs RHB 7.200 4.70018
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
5/25@MIA1005.25036
7/12STL0104.18625
7/22CIN0006.04315
Two Week Schedule
JULY /AUGUST
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
20
@Wash
L4-5
21
Cin
W5-2
22
Cin
W4-3
23
Cin
2:10 pm
Tickets
24
NYM
8:10 pm
Tickets
25
NYM
8:10 pm
Tickets
26
NYM
7:10 pm
Tickets
27
NYM
2:10 pm
Tickets
28
@TB
7:10 pm
Tickets
29
@TB
7:10 pm
Tickets
30
@TB
12:10 pm
Tickets
31
1
@StL
8:15 pm
Tickets
2
@StL
7:15 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
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19

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2013MIL00 0.90410000 10.02110058
2014MIL11 5.06330000 16.01711914616
Total 11 3.46740000 26.0191210141124
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013MIL4200000200 .000 .000 .000
2014MIL3500000200 .000 .000 .000
Total 7700000400 .000 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2013MILP41101001.000
2014MILP33202001.000
Total  74303001.000
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2013MIL01012 0.8320001 .06537 6.3 .0970
2014MIL01616 1.0010001 .26675 15.2 .3590
Total 02628 0.9330002 .200112 11.8 .2740
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010R-Helena Brewers20 3.81120003 26.0302111201333
2011AFX-Wisconsin Timber Rat89 4.382625100146.014681719665120
2012AFA-Brevard County Manat44 2.211313100 81.1632420352577
2012AA-Huntsville Stars24 3.911010000 46.0342520233742
2013AAA-Nashville Sounds56 3.671515100 83.1743934245091
2013AA-Huntsville Stars54 2.741212100 69.0633421591572
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/244
Birthdate:
6/5/1989
Age:
25
Hometown:
Klamath Falls, OR
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Milwaukee Brewers
College:

MLB Experience:
2
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