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Nola garnering 'good reviews' as backstop

It's perhaps not the position he'll play for the rest of his career, but for this year, anyway, the Marlins' experiment with Austin Nola behind the plate continues.
March 09, 2017

Marlins' Nola adjusting to life behind the dish

Packing his equipment bag is taking a little bit longer for Austin Nola these days. Instead of tucking away an infield glove or two, the 27-year-old now is stuffing his bag full of catchers' gear. After playing 566 games in the Minor Leagues -- 430 of those at shortstop -- Nola is switching to catcher. The organization has a need for depth, and the fifth-round pick of the 2012 Draft...
March 02, 2017

Marlins protect four players from Rule 5 Draft

The Miami Marlins purchased the contracts of four Minor Leaguers on Friday: right-handers Luis Castillo and Drew Steckenrider, along with infielders Austin Nola and J.T. Riddle. Miami will be protecting these four players from the Rule 5 Draft next month. Friday was the deadline for teams to add players to their 40-man rosters who were eligible for the Rule 5 Draft, which is scheduled...
Via Fish Stripes
November 20, 2016

Nola wins AFL's Stenson Sportsmanship Award

Just before his Mesa Solar Sox played in the Arizona Fall League championship game Saturday, infielder Austin Nola was named the recipient of the Dernell Stenson Sportsmanship Award, presented annually to the AFL player who best exemplifies unselfishness, hard work and leadership.
November 19, 2016

Marlins protect 4 from Rule 5 Draft

The Marlins on Friday purchased the contracts of four Minor Leaguers who are getting closer to being big league ready: right-handers Luis Castillo and Drew Steckenrider, along with infielders J.T. Riddle and Austin Nola.
November 18, 2016

The Phillies are making a living in close games and comebacks

The Philadelphia Phillies have almost resigned themselves to playing in one-run games. They lead the majors with 14 one-run wins (14-3) and are tied with San Diego (7-10) for most one-run games played (17) so far this season. It isn’t only one-run games the Phils are noted for this season; close games (not decided by one run) and comebacks have also filled the first two months...
Via Today's Knuckleball
May 24, 2016

PN Interview: Aaron Nola checks in from Spring Training

Aaron Nola, image- Jay Floyd On Easter Sunday, Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola took time out of his busy spring schedule to chat with PN’s Jay Floyd. In four Grapefruit League starts, Nola has a 1-1 record with a 5.28 ERA with 12 strike outs and four walks in 15 1/3 innings.  He also tossed 5 1/3 solid innings in a minor league game on Saturday, allowing five hits while...
Via Phillies Nation
March 29, 2016

New Orleans Zephyrs add former LSU star Austin Nola

The New Orleans Zephyrs have added former LSU Tiger Austin Nola to the roster. He joins the team Sunday in Des Moines for their 1:00 game against the Iowa Cubs. A fifth round pick by the Miami Marlins in 2012,...
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
June 28, 2015

LSU baseball product Austin Nola deserves Triple-A promotion, Zephyrs manager says

Nola, 25, returned to Double-A Jacksonville due to the high number of Zephyrs infielders with major league experience to start the 2015 season, Zephyrs manager Andy Haines said Tuesday.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 07, 2015

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