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JUAN NICASIO RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Juan Nicasio Relief Experiment, Already In Progress

When the Dodgers claimed Juan Nicasio off waivers last month, it was assumed that he was acquired mostly to pitch in relief. Ignoring the fact that the depth chart would currently have him start, it’s not necessarily a bad idea. Nicasio struggled significantly as a starter for Colorado in the first half of last season. He relies heavily on two pitches, so sustained success as...
Via Dodgers Digest
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicasio acquired by the Dodgers

Juan Nicasio will no longer be wearing a Rockies uniform, but he still might be a familiar sight on the mound at Coors Field. Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired the 28-year-old right-hander, whom the Rockies had previously designated for assignment, for a player-to-be-named later or cash. Nicasio will reportedly ostensibly be competing for a back-end spot in Los Angeles...
Via Mile High Sports
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers get Juan Nicasio from Rockies as potential bullpen piece

Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi are the kings of the minor trade thus far, as the duo made another deal on Monday. The Dodgers acquired right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Rockies for a player to be named later (boo) or cash considerations (yay). Nicascio, 28, has been a starting pitcher for most of his career, and the numbers have been downright ugly. He owns a career 5...
Via Dodgers Digest
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers acquire right-hander Juan Nicasio from Rockies

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right-hander Juan Nicasio from the Colorado Rockies on Monday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Nicasio will be added to the 40-man roster and infielder Ryan Jackson was designated for assignment to make room, said Andrew Friedman, Dodgers president of baseball operations. The 28-year-old Nicasio was...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers acquire RHP Juan Nicasio

 The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The trade is official and has been announced by both teams through their social media accounts. Nicasio,  28, is coming off his third straight season with an ERA of over 5.00, this time making close to half of his...
Via Baseball Essential
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Life as a Colorado Rockies fan

When you hear New York Yankees, what do you think of? Championships, Steinbrenner, Jeter? What about the St. Louis Cardinals? Overachievers, winners, consistent? What about the Colorado Rockies? The Colorado Rockies have once again begun their annual descent to the bottom of the NL West. Plagued by injuries and the same problems as last year, and the year before that, and the before...
Via isportsweb.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Landslide continues for Colorado Rockies as Juan Nicasio does his best impression of the bullpen

There was plenty for Juan Nicasio to be frustrated about.With all of the Colorado Rockies struggles for the past month, many have pointed to Juan Nicasio being a prime candidate to become a one-inning bullpen guy.By the looks of his outing on Tuesday night, he would fit right in with those guys. In the 1st inning, he did his best Rex Brothers impression, giving up seven runs in the...
Via Rockies Review
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicasio comes up big as Colorado Rockies pick up a road win

Juan Nicasio gave the Rockies six strong innings on Saturday.Usually baseball fans aren't biting their nails in May when their team is four games over .500.However, fans of the Colorado Rockies know how important this nine game road trip is for the hopes of the 2014 season. Keep their heads above water, and there might be a chance that this team will avoid their annual fade.The Rockies...
Via Rockies Review
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio proving he can be a force in the Colorado Rockies rotation

Juan Nicasio isn't showing signs of fading.Admit it, you have been waiting for the other shoe to drop with the Colorado Rockies.It's hard to jump on board. This team has been a tease the past few seasons, starting off well in April, only to fade in May, then fall off a cliff in June and July. Getting excited about them is like pushing on a fresh bruise to Rockies fans.The flaws are...
Via Rockies Review
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Nicasio shows that he has taken huge steps forward for the Colorado Rockies

Juan Nicasio showed his huge steps on Tuesday night.One pitch Juan.That is what would have been an appropriate nickname for Colorado Rockies starter Juan Nicasio in 2013. The right-hander threw his four seemed fastball literally 95 percent of the time. After being rushed to the big leagues, it was the only pitch that was good enough to use at the big league level.On Tuesday night...
Via Rockies Review
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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