Nolasco plans on throwing more two-seam fastballs than four-seam fastballs this season, The Orange County Register reports.
Nolasco attributes his success with the Angels last season (3.21 ERA) to leaning on his two-seam fastball. Two-seamers usually sacrifice a mile or two per hour in velocity in exchange for added movement. Surprisingly, Nolasco's two-seam (90.3 mph) and four-seam (90.4 mph) were nearly identical in velocity last season, despite him throwing both pitches over 750 times each. The veteran pitcher hasn't had a full-season ERA under 4.00 since 2013, so he won't be on many fantasy radars to begin the year. That being said, if he can repeat the success he attained after joining the Angels last season, then he would quickly generate deep league intrigue.