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Arodys Vizcaino RP

Seattle Mariners

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May 20, 2019 04:12 PM
Mariners' Arodys Vizcaino: Shipped to Seattle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) was traded from the Braves to the Mariners along with Jesse Biddle on Monday in exchange for Anthony Swarzak and cash.

The Braves' bullpen has been struggling, and Vizcaino couldn't do anything to help it as he's out for the year following shoulder surgery. The 28-year-old has been a decent but not dominant closer in the past, with his career 3.01 ERA not being particularly well supported by his 26.3 percent strikeout rate and 10.8 percent walk rate. Even if he's not an elite arm, he could certainly find himself as the Mariners' top bullpen weapon in 2020 and could be well-positioned to add to his 50 career saves should he prove to be healthy in the spring.

April 28, 2019 02:32 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Transferred to 60-day IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Sunday.

The move has no effect on Vizcaino's return timeline, as he's already been ruled out for the year following season-ending surgery. He'll make room on the 40-man roster for Jerry Blevins, acquired in a trade from Oakland earlier in the day.

April 17, 2019 04:12 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Undergoes season-ending surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino underwent right shoulder surgery Wednesday and will miss the remainder of the regular season.

This is a tough blow for the Braves and Vizcaino, who landed on the injured list over the weekend with right shoulder inflammation. The procedure, which was performed by Dr. David Altcheek in New York, cleaned up Vizcaino's labrum while also removing scar tissue from his right shoulder joint. A.J. Minter should step in as the team's primary closer with Vizcaino out of the picture.

April 14, 2019 01:36 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Lands on injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with right shoulder inflammation.

Vizcaino hasn't pitched since blowing a save -- and earning the win -- last Sunday against the Marlins, but there wasn't a clear indication previously that he was dealing with an injury. The move is retroactive to Thursday, which would allow the 28-year-old to be activated April 21 against the Indians, though the severity of the shoulder issue is unknown.

April 8, 2019 11:36 AM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Bailed out after blown save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (1-0) gave up a solo home run to Curtis Granderson in the ninth inning Sunday to blow his first save of the season, but was credited with the win after the Braves walked it off in the bottom half of the frame.

The right-hander did strike out a batter, giving him a 6:3 K:BB through four innings, and was sitting 95-96 mph with his fastball, so there's no immediate cause for concern. Vizcaino remains in the ninth-inning mix alongside A.J. Minter, and while he won't be leading the league in saves, he could still deliver 15-plus once again if he avoids any lengthy IL stints.

April 4, 2019 05:00 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Only available in emergency
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Brian Snitker said Vizcaino is only available in an emergency Thursday against the Cubs, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.

Vizcaino picked up the save against the Cubs on Wednesday, but the Braves apparently want to steer clear of using the right-hander on back-to-back days out of the gates given the uncertainty surrounding his shoulder. If Vizcanio can't be trusted to pitch back-to-back days or twice within a three-day stretch, it would cut into his value and could ultimately open the door for A.J. Minter, who is slated to get the ball in the ninth inning should an opportunity arise Thursday, to take over as the team's primary closer down the line.

April 4, 2019 04:24 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Grabs first save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino walked one and struck out two in the ninth inning to earn his first save of the season Wednesday against the Cubs.

Amidst concerns about the health of his shoulder, Vizcaino managed to secure the win for the Braves. He did labor a bit, requiring 19 pitches to retire the side and hitting the strike zone with 12 of them. He was sitting at 96 mph with his fastball, about two ticks below his average velocity from last season.

April 1, 2019 04:04 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Shoulder may cost him save opps
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Uncertainty regarding Vizcaino's shoulder could cost him save opportunities once A.J. Minter (shoulder) is activated this week, Mark Bowman of reports.

Per Bowman, Vizcaino admitted his right shoulder began bothering him again during the final weeks of spring training. He said he felt fine this weekend, but the Braves have not had a save opportunity yet, so he has not yet made his 2019 debut. The primary concern is how durable he might be if needed to pitch back-to-back days or twice within a three-day stretch. Minter is throwing a live batting practice session Tuesday and could be activated from the IL on Thursday. Bowman went so far as to say Minter could end up being the team's primary closer once healthy.

March 9, 2019 04:44 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Likely to share closing duties
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Braves are planning to have Vizcaino and A.J. Minter (shoulder) share closing duties based on matchups this season, Gabe Burns of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Minter has yet to resume mound work while tending to the injury, but the Braves are apparently still planning on having him as part of the ninth-inning mix once the lefty is healthy again. That isn't positive news for Vizcaino, whose right-handedness might preclude him to the smaller share of the save opportunities if manager Brian Snitker proceeds with his plan to play matchups. It's possible the Braves revisit their plans at closer and rely more heavily on Vizcaino in that capacity if Minter doesn't progress as quickly from the injury as the club anticipates.

March 2, 2019 01:04 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Path to saves clearing up
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino's competition for the Braves' closer role could be decreased with A.J. Minter exiting Friday's game due to left shoulder tightness.

As the incumbent, Vizcaino already seemed to be the favorite for the role, but his primary competition will no longer be involved if Minter's injury is anything more than a minor one. Chad Sobotka and Dan Winkler could still be factors, but neither poses as much of a threat to Vizcaino's job as Minter.

January 11, 2019 10:28 AM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Reaches deal with Braves
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino signed a one-year, $4.8 million contract with the Braves on Friday to avoid arbitration, Robert Murray of The Athletic reports.

Vizcaino has a 2.54 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 9.8 K/9 over 95.2 innings out of Atlanta's bullpen the last two seasons as he enters his final year under team control. The 28-year-old missed a good chunk of 2018 due to shoulder inflammation but should begin the season as a primary option at closer for the Braves, with left-hander A.J. Minter also potentially in the mix.

September 25, 2018 06:13 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Likely to be primary closer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino will likely be used as the primary closer the rest of the way, Mark Bowman of reports.

Vizcaino allowed two runs on three hits Sept. 17, but he hasn't allowed a hit in his other three appearances since returning from a shoulder injury. He picked up a save in his most recent outing -- his first save since June 17. A.J. Minter had a decent run in June and July as Vizcaino's top replacement, but Minter has posted a 4.24 ERA and 1.47 WHIP since the start of August and it sounds like he's fallen out of favor with manager Brian Snitker.

September 22, 2018 08:52 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Notches 16th save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Saturday to record his 16th save of the season in a 5-3 win over the Phillies as the Braves clinched the National League East title.

The righty converted his first save since June 17 and has now thrown three scoreless innings in four appearances since his return from the disabled list. The 27-year-old figures to be an important part of the Atlanta late-inning relief crew in the postseason, and he might get more save opportunities over the season's final week.

September 15, 2018 06:52 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Works low-leverage inning in first game back
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino threw a scoreless ninth inning in Saturday's 7-1 loss to the Nationals, striking out one and walking one.

It's clear that Vizcaino won't be immediately retaking his role as the Braves' closer after missing over two months with shoulder inflammation. It remains to be seen whether he'll require several more low-leverage appearances or if he'll be in contention for a save opportunity sometime soon.

September 15, 2018 12:52 AM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Returns from disabled list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) was activated from the 60-day disabled list Friday.

Vizcaino has been out since mid-July with right shoulder inflammation. Prior to the injury, he had posted a stellar 1.65 ERA with 15 saves in 33 appearances. It remains to be seen whether or not he'll immediately retake his closer position or if he'll have to fight A.J. Minter for it. Minter has been a capable deputy, posting a 3.36 ERA while saving 14 games, though he has a 7.71 ERA and a 2.00 WHIP over his last seven appearances. Luiz Gohara (shoulder) was placed on the 60-day disabled list in a corresponding move.

September 11, 2018 02:24 AM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Slated for activation
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) will toss a bullpen session Tuesday, and assuming everything goes as planned, he'll return from the disabled list Friday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.

Vizcaino looked good in his minor-league rehab appearances at Low-A Rome, so this comes as no surprise. He's been on the disabled list since July 14 due to right shoulder inflammation, but he's finally healthy enough to contribute out of the bullpen. Although the Braves figure to slowly acclimate Vizcaino to big-league action, he'll likely settle into a high-leverage role.

September 9, 2018 11:13 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Looks sharp in rehab at Low-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) threw a scoreless inning in each of Low-A Rome's playoff games over the past week.

For someone with control issues, Vizcaino logged a strike on 15 of the 20 pitches he threw. He also struck out two and didn't allow a single baserunner. Vizcaino seems to be rounding back into form, and given that all of the Braves' full-season affiliates' seasons have ended, it seems likely that the right-hander could return to the major-league bullpen fairly soon.

September 2, 2018 01:12 AM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Transferred to 60-day DL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on Saturday.

The move likely has no bearing on Vizcaino's expected return date, as he's already been out for nearly 60 days. He'll be eligible to return Sept. 10, which is approximately the time he's expected to return, as his rehab stint is scheduled to start Sunday.

September 1, 2018 02:40 PM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Rehab appearance set for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) will make a rehab appearance for Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday, Mark Bowman of reports.

Vizcaino hasn't pitched since July 11, so he may need to make a small handful of rehab appearances. With rosters expanding in September, however, the Braves could activate him before he's ready to pitch on back-to-back days, as they'll have more than enough arms in the 'pen to cover for him. It's unclear whether or not he'll be able to pry closing duties back from A.J. Minter upon his return.

August 29, 2018 11:37 AM
Braves' Arodys Vizcaino: Completes bullpen session
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vizcaino (shoulder) tossed a bullpen session Tuesday, the Associated Press reports.

Braves manager Brian Snitker relayed that Vizcaino is "feeling good now," but it remains unclear when the right-hander might be ready to head out on a minor-league rehab assignment. Since Vizcaino has been on the shelf since the All-Star break due to shoulder inflammation, he'll likely require at least a couple appearances in the minors before returning to the Atlanta bullpen. With A.J. Minter thriving as the Braves' interim closer, there's no guarantee Vizcaino will get his old job back once he's activated.

Situational Stats
vs LHB 1.100 6.75023
vs RHB 2.200 0.00013
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Pitching Stats
2011ATL11 4.671700002 17.1169911917
2012ATL-CHC00 ---0000000.00000000
2013CHC00 ---0000000.00000000
2014CHC00 5.40500000 5.05331034
2015ATL31 1.6036000910 33.22776101337
2016ATL14 4.42430001014 38.2372519312650
2017ATL53 2.83620001417 57.1421918722164
2018ATL22 2.11390001618 38.13099421540
2019ATL-SEA10 2.25400012 4.03111036
Total 1311 3.012060005063 194.1160736518690218
Batting Stats
2011ATL17000000000 --- --- ---
2014CHC5000000000 --- --- ---
2015ATL36000000000 --- --- ---
2016ATL43000000000 --- --- ---
2017ATL62000000000 --- --- ---
2018ATL39000000000 --- --- ---
2019ATL-SEA4000000000 --- --- ---
Total 206000000000 --- --- ---
Fielding Stats
2014CHCP5000000 ---
2016ATLP43073310 .857
2017ATLP62071420 .714
2018ATLP39062310 .833
2019ATLP4000000 ---
Total  206026101240 .846
More Pitching Stats
2011ATL1925 0.4000005 .23977 13.5 .2992
2012ATL-CHC000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2013CHC000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2014CHC046 0.8300000 .26322 14.4 .4740
2015ATL22537 0.7800007 .218139 10.7 .3231
2016ATL33830 1.3320013 .240182 14.9 .3314
2017ATL14264 0.7010006 .199235 10.2 .3513
2018ATL12942 0.7600004 .213158 11.0 .3552
2019ATL-SEA014 0.2500000 .21417 13.5 .5711
Total 8148208 0.78300125 .219830 11.9 .34513
Postseason Pitching Stats
2018ATL00 0.00200011 2.01000015
Total 00 0.00200011 2.01000015
Minor League Pitching Stats
2008 R-Yankees32 3.68126000 44.0382218511348
2009ASX-Staten Island24 2.141010000 42.0341810211552
2010AFX-Rome Braves94 2.411414000 71.063251913968
2010AFA-Myrtle Beach Pelican00 4.8533000 13.0169711311
2011AFA-Lynchburg Hillcats22 2.4899000 40.0311411301037
2011AAA-Gwinnett Braves10 1.2960000 7.07311008
2011AA-Mississippi Braves23 3.86118000 49.0442121331855
2014AFA-Daytona Cubs00 1.0090001 9.061100410
2014AAA-Iowa Cubs00 5.40170000 18.1251111121116
2014AA-Tennessee Smokies11 2.63140001 13.274411316
2015AFX-Rome Braves00 9.0020000 2.04320024
2015AAA-Gwinnett Braves00 9.0020000 2.03220013
2015AA-Mississippi Braves00 1.8040000 5.03110007
2016AFX-Rome Braves00 9.0011000 1.02110001
2016R-GCL Braves00 0.0011000 1.00000002
2017AAA-Gwinnett Braves00 0.0011000 1.00000001

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