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December 5, 2019 08:24 PM
Sean Nolin: Headed overseas
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin signed a contract with Seibu on Thursday, Patrick Newman of reports.

Nolin spent the 2019 season in Seattle's farm system, firing 79.1 innings at Triple-A Tacoma. He posted a 4.76 ERA and 1.31 WHIP with a 74:26 K:BB over that stretch as a starter. Nolin last appeared in the big leagues during the 2015 season with Oakland, accruing a 5.28 ERA over 29 innings of work.

March 2, 2018 03:36 PM
Rockies' Sean Nolin: Signs with Rockies
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin agreed to a minor-league contract with the Rockies, which includes an invite to spring training, Baseball America reports.

Nolin was a part of the infamous 2014 Josh Donaldson trade, as he was one of four pieces -- Brett Lawrie, Kendall Graveman and Franklin Barreto being the other three -- sent from the Blue Jays to Oakland in order to acquire the slugging third basemen. Nolin started six total games with the Athletics -- all in 2015 -- and he allowed 35 hits in 29.0 innings pitched. He spent the 2016 and 2017 seasons rehabbing from Tommy John surgery as a member of the Brewers' organization. The 28-year-old figures to serve as organizational depth in 2018, if he even remains with the Rockies' organization.

October 28, 2016 08:23 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Outrighted to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) was outrighted to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Friday.

With this move, Nolin comes off the 60-day DL but remains off the 40-man roster. A waiver acquisition from Oakland in February, Nolin injured his elbow in spring training and ultimately underwent Tommy John surgery in August. Chances are, he will miss the entire 2017 campaign.

August 21, 2016 03:01 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Undergoes Tommy John surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) had Tommy John surgery two weeks ago, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

With a career ERA and WHIP of 6.89 and 1.79, the Brewers had decided that they wanted to convert Nolin to a bullpen role. This could very well help improve the longevity of his elbow upon his activation from the DL. A timeframe for Nolin's return should become known when he gets farther into the rehab process.

May 14, 2016 06:48 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Could need Tommy John surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) might be headed for Tommy John surgery, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Tom Haudricourt reports.

Manager Craig Counsell said the team and the player will soon make a decision as to whether Nolin will undergo Tommy John surgery, and in cases like this, surgery typically ends up being the call. Nolin is not really on the fantasy radar, as he was likely to be converted to a reliever full time anyway. Look for the decision to come down in the coming days.

May 13, 2016 09:50 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Hasn't started throwing yet
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) hasn't started throwing following the elbow injury he incurred during spring training, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Nolin was in Milwaukee on Friday to have his elbow examined, but it appears that he hasn't done much in terms of baseball activities to move along his rehab process. It doesn't appear that the left-hander will be back very soon.

April 3, 2016 11:33 AM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Transferred to 60-day DL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day DL Sunday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reports.

Nolin had already been on the 15-day DL due to an elbow strain, but this move will open up a spot on the 40-man roster for the Brewers. He was originally placed on the disabled list retroactive to March 25, so a late-May return is the most likely scenario at this point. Per Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nolin will attempt a six-week rehab program before making a final decision on Tommy John surgery.

March 31, 2016 05:49 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: MRI reveals elbow strain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) received the results of his MRI Thursday and has an elbow strain, Adam McCalvy of reports.

Nolin has already been placed on the disabled list to start the season, so he'll miss at least a bit of time to start the season. This is better news than having a tear, so that should help the left-hander get back to action sooner. Nolin will get a second opinion on his elbow prior to taking any action, so things should become clearer once that happens. While he's out, Chris Capuano will act as the main left-hander in the Brewers bullpen.

March 31, 2016 11:33 AM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Placed on DL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, retroactive to March 25.

Nolin was scheduled for an MRI earlier in the week, but there hasn't been any update regarding the results. Even if he makes a quick recovery, he'll likely get most of his work in medium and low-leverage situations.

March 29, 2016 02:17 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Will go for MRI
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) will undergo an MRI to look for structural damage, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

The club had already reported that Nolin will begin the season on the disabled list, but his injured elbow has apparently not shown any improvement yet. The exact extent of the ailment remains unclear, but the results of the MRI should provide a more precise timetable for the lefty's return.

March 27, 2016 02:53 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Will open season on DL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin (elbow) will open the season on the disabled list, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Nolin hasn't pitched in a Cactus League game since the middle of March, and with his elbow injury likely to result in a shutdown through the end of spring training, the left-hander won't be ready for Opening Day. Once he returns to full health, Nolin could have an opportunity to snag a spot in the Brewers' bullpen.

March 23, 2016 02:51 AM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Likely to start season on DL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin may not be ready for Opening Day due to an elbow injury, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Elbow injuries are always concerning, but at this point it remains unclear exactly what Nolin is dealing with. The lefty, who was competing for a spot in the big league bullpen, hasn't pitched in a spring game in over a week. It's possible that he gets sent back down to the minors once healthy, in order to get back into game shape.

February 23, 2016 10:53 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Likely ticketed for Brewers' bullpen
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Brewers have a bullpen role in mind for Nolin in 2016, reports.

Nolin is out of options, so while he may be stretched out in spring training in case one of the Brewers' starters suffers an injury, the plan will be for him to serve as the second lefty in the bullpen, occasionally pitching in multi-inning stints. Once a somewhat promising starting pitching prospect, this new expected role will sap most of Nolin's fantasy potential for 2016.

February 22, 2016 02:00 PM
Brewers' Sean Nolin: Claimed off waivers by Brewers on Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin was claimed off waivers by the Brewers on Monday.

Nolin was designated for assignment by the Athletics earlier this month, and with the Brewers parting ways with left-handed pitcher Pat Misch, it makes sense to fill that 40-man roster spot with another left-handed pitcher. The 26-year-old hasn't had much success as a starter in the majors, but he did have an solid season at Triple-A last season, where he finished the season with a 2.66 ERA and 1.25 WHIP. It'll be tough to crack the Brewers rotation this spring, so there's a good chance he'll start the season in the bullpen or in the minors.

February 12, 2016 06:41 PM
Athletics' Sean Nolin: Designated for assigment
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin was designated for assignment by the A's on Friday.

Nolin was one of the pieces the A's received in the Josh Donaldson trade and was thought to have a shot at the 2016 A's rotation. The A's needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster with the acquisition of Khris Davis and Nolin was the one they chose to designate. Nolin struggled with a groin injury for much of 2015 and his velocity was noticeably down when he was able to return late in the year. It seems likely that Nolin will garner some interest from other teams around the league.

November 28, 2015 06:02 PM
Athletics' Sean Nolin: Will compete for a rotation spot
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nolin will compete for a rotation spot with the A's in 2016, CSN Bay Area's Joe Stiglich reports.

Sonny Gray and Rich Hill are the only two pitchers currently on Oakland's roster who seem like locks to be in the Opening Day rotation. Jesse Hahn (forearm) will need to show he is healthy, and there are performance questions with Kendall Graveman, Chris Bassitt and Aaron Brooks, so with a strong spring Nolin could find himself in the rotation when the A's break camp. Nolin has better pure stuff than Graveman (the other pitcher acquired from Toronto in the Josh Donaldson deal), and could end up being a solid No. 3 or No. 4 starter, especially in that ballpark.

September 28, 2015 12:00 PM
A's SP Sean Nolin lasts only 2 1/3 innings Sunday vs. Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Athletics starting pitcher Sean Nolin was not sharp Sunday, giving up five runs (three earned) on seven hits and one walk in just 2 1/3 innings of work against the Giants.

That's now back-to-back miserable starts for the young lefty, as he gave up five runs on seven hits through five innings last time out against the Rangers. Through five starts, Nolin has posted a 5.25 ERA and 1.67 WHIP, with a disappointing 13:11 K:BB to boot.

September 17, 2015 07:10 PM
Athletics SP Sean Nolin just OK in Thursday no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Athletics starter Sean Nolin took a no-decision on Thursday against the White Sox, surrendering five hits, two earned runs and three walks in five innings.

Nolin turned in another solid effort in his third start since his Sept. 4 call-up from Triple-A Nashville. The young southpaw has given up three runs or less in all three appearances, with control being his most visible weakness. Nolin has surrendered eight walks in 16 2/3 innings pitched for a robust 4.44 BB/9 rate, a number well above his 2.99 metric over 485 2/3 minor-league frames.

Nolin figures to receive at least two more starts to further his development before the 2015 campaign concludes.

September 13, 2015 02:30 AM
Athletics SP Sean Nolin nails down first career win Saturday
by Marty Gitlin |

So far, so good for Athletics rookie Sean Nolin in his bid to maintain a spot in the rotation.

Nolin crafted his second straight strong outing Saturday night in Texas. He gave up just one runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings with two walks and five strikeouts for his first career victory.

The lone run was tallied on a Mike Napoli homer in the second.

Nolin lowered his ERA to 3.09 with the fine performance.

June 1, 2015 02:15 PM
Athletics activate P Sean Nolin, dispatch him to Nashville
by Marty Gitlin |

The Athletics have activated lefty Sean Nolin off the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Nashville, the San Francisco Chronicle has reported.

Nolin pitched three scoreless innings in his lone rehab start for the Sounds after recuperating from a hernia. The 25 year old has pitched in just one major league game.

Situational Stats
vs Seattle 11.001 4.91043
vs LHB 9.200 6.52055
vs RHB 19.100 4.660710
Last 7 Games
Minor League Pitching Stats
2010ASX-Auburn Doubledays19.0660020229256.161.790
2010R-Gcl Blue Jays2.01100004110.001.000
2011AFX-Lansing Lugnuts108.025210441113311023.501.232
2012AFA-Dunedin Blue Jays86.1171509009021722.191.080
2012AA-New Hampshire Fisher15.033010018691.201.000
2013AAA-Buffalo Bisons17.23301101310131.571.337
2013AA-New Hampshire Fisher92.21717183010325893.031.236
2014AFA-Dunedin Blue Jays7.12200109443.801.127
2014AAA-Buffalo Bisons87.1171704607435743.511.251
2014R-Gcl Blue Jays2.11100005010.000.476
2015AAA-Nashville Sounds47.1141202203819402.671.253

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Seaford, NY
Milwaukee Brewers

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