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12 Juan Nicasio RP

Pittsburgh Pirates

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
6%4%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
55.01-523.115718
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2016PIT1074.5052120002118.0117645915745138
2017PIT153.11600002655.0482019421857

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Pirates' Juan Nicasio: Notches rare save Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nicasio recorded his second save Monday, striking out a pair of batters in a scoreless ninth inning against Detroit.

The righthander was only pitching because closer Felipe Rivero was unavailable after throwing a season-high 41 pitches Sunday, but the outing showed what Nicasio can do. He's allowed only two earned runs in his last 20.2 innings, compiling a 21:5 K:BB since June 27.

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Pirates' Juan Nicasio: Earns first save with 1-2-3 ninth
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nicasio struck out one in a perfect inning to nail down his first save Thursday in Philadelphia.

Nicasio turned in an excellent ninth-inning performance in this 6-3 win with Felipe Rivero unavailable after closing back-to-back games Tuesday and Wednesday. While he does have three blown saves, the righty's 2.54 ERA and 9.23 K/9 have him next in line for the closer role should Tony Watson's replacement start to falter.

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Pirates' Juan Nicasio: Blows third save Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nicasio (1-3) allowed four runs without recording an out to blow his third save of the season during Friday's loss to the Cubs.

After Tony Watson was removed from the closer role, Nicasio was expected to split ninth-inning duties with Felipe Rivero, so Friday's outing was discouraging. Still, Nicasio owns a rock-solid 2.45 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 9.2 K/9 for the season, so his body of work leading into Friday had been solid. It's probably best not to make any hasty roster decisions yet.

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Pirates' Juan Nicasio: In line for saves
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nicasio will share the closer's role with Felipe Rivero moving forward, Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Back-to-back blown saves ultimately led to Tony Watson's removal from the ninth inning job, allowing Nicasio and Rivero to move in to collect save opportunities. It seems like a full timeshare will be used going forward, although the 30-year-old right-hander's 1.35 ERA on the season and his six straight scoreless outings certainly make a strong case for him to be picked up whether he or Rivero wind up being used more frequently to close out games.

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Pirates' Juan Nicasio: One of two possible closer options
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Clint Hurdle mentioned Nicasio or Felipe Rivero as a potential replacement for Tony Watson if the team decides to switch closers, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Hurdle said that there would be no joint bullpen to close out games. "Most of the time, it's closer-by-committee if you don't have a closer," Hurdle said. "I think we've got two guys to look at, if Watson's not the closer, at least to consider." Rivero has put together one of the strongest relief campaigns in 2017 and is likely the front-runner, but Pittsburgh could continue to deploy him in the highest-leverage situations, leaving him out of the running for saves. Nicasio has one save in seven seasons, while Rivero has three saves in three years.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs St. Louis 4.001 13.50044
vs LHB 24.200 1.820534
vs RHB 30.100 4.1501323
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/4SD0001.01001
8/6SD0000.20012
8/7DET0011.00002
8/10@DET0000.12200
8/11@TOR0001.01000
8/16@MIL0100.22202
8/19STL0001.02200
Two Week Schedule
AUGUST
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
13
@Tor
L1-7
14
15
@Mil
L1-3
16
@Mil
L6-7
17
StL
L7-11
18
StL
L10-11
19
StL
W6-4
20
StL
W6-3
21
LAD
7:05 pm
22
LAD
7:05 pm
23
LAD
7:05 pm
24
LAD
4:05 pm
25
@Cin
7:10 pm
26
@Cin
7:10 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
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9

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5

11

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-6

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21

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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010COL00 ---0000000.00000000
2011COL44 4.1413130000 71.2733533811858
2012COL23 5.2811110000 58.0723734712254
2013COL99 5.1431310000 157.2168979017564119
2014COL66 5.3833140000 93.210759561913163
2015LAD13 3.865310013 58.1592525113265
2016PIT107 4.5052120002 118.0117645915745138
2017PIT15 3.116000026 55.0482019421857
Total 3337 4.642538200311 612.16443373167118230554
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011COL1322030001600 .136 .227 .136
2012COL1118020121300 .200 .111 .111
2013COL3136450342000 .225 .139 .139
2014COL3324020401300 .080 .083 .083
2015LAD54100000000 .000 .000 .000
2016PIT521913010700 .158 .158 .158
2017PIT60000000000 --- --- ---
Total 2541205150966900 .165 .142 .125
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2011COLP13132151511 .952
2012COLP11111156001.000
2013COLP313124915011.000
2014COLP33141861110 .944
2015LADP531135710 .923
2016PITP521223101211 .957
2017PITP600113711 .909
Total  25382121437354 .959
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2010COL000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2011COL38762 1.5371101 .262299 11.6 .4270
2012COL15652 1.1735204 .313257 14.7 .4870
2013COL7188159 1.2383026 .268703 13.5 .4450
2014COL111592 1.2962013 .289409 13.4 .5160
2015LAD65449 1.2090202 .263260 14.2 .3842
2016PIT310898 1.1844103 .261513 12.9 .4412
2017PIT25250 1.1212001 .233228 11.1 .3504
Total 23660562 1.2538176320 .2702669 13.1 .4438
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2007 R-Casper03 4.36138000 43.1483221341333
2008 A-Tri-City24 4.501212000 54.0463027131961
2009AFX-Asheville93 2.411818110112.011044306423115
2010AFA-Modesto Nuts1210 3.922828100177.0186917714431171
2011AA-Tulsa Drillers51 2.2599110 56.0481514301063
2013AAA-Colorado Springs Sky10 0.8222000 11.08110018
2014AAA-Colorado Springs Sky32 4.54104001 35.2412118411536
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/255
Birthdate:
8/31/1986
Age:
30
Hometown:
San Francisco de Macoris, DR
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:

MLB Experience:
7