The Book on Justin NicolinoMIA



Prospect Info and Scouting Report

Justin Nicolino / LHP, MIA
Born 11/22/1991
Orlando, FL, USA
School: University HS (FL)
Height 6-3
Weight 160
Bats/Throws L/L
108 | 9/1/2013


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Total professional at-bats: .



One of the bundle of top prospects sent to Miami for Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson and company in November, Justin Nicolino is a finessey lefty in the Tom Glavine fashion. Nicolino can dial his fastball up to 92 or 93, but not much more than that. It's more than enough, though. Nicolino had what might be the best debut by a Jays prospect ever in 2011, and has continued to blossom since. If he makes the big leagues in 2013, which is possible, he'll do it on the strength of an easy, repeatable throwing motion (balls will come down, down, down on hitters from his tall frame and overhand motion) and a propensity to throw strikes, strikes and more strikes.

9/1/2013


Pitching Stats 1.00000
Yr Age W L G GS IP H ER BB K HB WP WHIP K/9 BB/9 K/BB
2014 22 AA Sou. Jacksonville MIA 8 2 18 18 107.2 100 46 12 48 3 2 1.040 2014 2014 2014
2013 21 AA Sou. Jacksonville MIA 3 2 9 9 45.1 63 29 12 31 2 1 1.654 2013 2013 2013
2013 21 A+ Florida Jupiter MIA 5 2 18 18 96.2 89 27 18 64 2 1 1.107 2013 2013 2013
2012 20 A Midwest Lansing TOR 10 4 28 22 124.1 112 41 21 119 5 4 1.070 2012 2012 2012
2011 19 A Midwest Lansing TOR 1 1 3 3 8.2 11 3 2 9 0 0 1.500 2011 2011 2011
2011 19 A- NW Vancouver TOR 5 1 12 9 52.1 28 9 11 64 1 1 0.745 2011 2011 2011





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News and Notes

11/14/2012 by KDaddy



Justin Nicolino, Toronto's top LHP prospect, was shipped to Miami today as part of the twelve player megatrade that netted Jose Reyes and Josh Johnson for the Blue Jays.

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