Nicolino takes 2-hitter into 8th as Marlins beat Dodgers 2-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) Justin Nicolino gave up two hits in 7 1/3 innings in his season debut to lead the Miami Marlins to a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Nicolino (1-0), just recalled from Triple-A New Orleans, walked two and struck out two. He didn't allow a runner past first base and retired 12 of the final 13 batters he...
Via Associated Press
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Nicolino, Fernandez Updates

The starting rotation for the Miami Marlins has not been great to begin the season. Wei-Yin Chen gave up five runs in as many innings, and he needed a Marlins’ rally in the bottom of the ninth to avoid taking the loss. While Jose Fernandez struck out 13 batters on Wednesday, he also surrendered five earned runs and took the loss. While the Marlins won their first game of the season...
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Nicolino’s K, Rangers, Rosario, Andrelton or Jeter, more

In an era where punch outs are more common than ever, Justin Nicolino is an anomaly. Of the 328 pitchers who threw 50-or-more innings last year, 327 had a higher strikeout rate than the 24-year-old left-hander. In his rookie season for the Miami Marlins, Nicolino fanned just 23 batters in 74 innings. Despite the dearth of Ks, Nicolino enjoyed a modicum of success. He won five of...
Via Fangraphs
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nicolino, Boar lead Marlins to 7-1 win over hapless Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Justin Nicolino pitched seven scoreless innings, Justin Bour hit a three-run homer, and the Miami Marlins beat the hapless Atlanta Braves again, winning 7-1 Tuesday night. Nicolino (3-2) shut down the Braves with help from a pair of double plays. Atlanta lost for the 14th time in 15 games, including the last seven in a row, but at least avoided its second straight shutout...
Via Associated Press
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookie Justin Nicolino credits preparation for progress with Marlins

MIAMI -- After throwing his seventh scoreless inning, the Miami Marlins coaching staff told left-hander Justin Nicolino to grab a bat. At 86 pitches, Nicolino had earned another frame to add onto his gem with the bottom of the Philadelphia Phillies order up. Nicolino recorded two quick outs before a familiar foe in the minors -- Darnell Sweeney -- blasted a first-pitch, pinch-hit...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Nicolino leads Marlins past Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Rookie left-hander Justin Nicolino pitched 6 2/3 solid innings and Derek Dietrich homered as the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 on Monday night. Nicolino (2-1) scattered six hits and allowed just two runs in his fourth major-league start. He retired the first two batters of the seventh inning before allowing a two-out double and was replaced after throwing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Prospect Profile: Justin Nicolino

Photo Credit: In late 2012, a trade between the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays went down that sent established players [such as Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Josh Johnson to the Blue Jays] for a seven player return Those players included the likes of pitcher Henderson Alvarez, shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria, and catcher Jeff Mathis. This trade also...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins add Justin Nicolino, other prospects to 40-man roster

The Miami Marlins added five minor leaguers, including top prospect Justin Nicolino, to their 40-man roster Thursday afternoon. Nicolino, the organization's Pitcher of the Year, went 14-4 with a 2.85 ERA in 28 starts with Double-A Jacksonville in 2014. The left-hander, who turns 23 Saturday, led the Suns to the Southern League title. He was acquired in the 2012 blockbuster trade...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Realmuto, Nicolino named Marlins' Minor League Player, Pitcher of Year

Double-A Jacksonville catcher J.T. Realmuto and left-hander Justin Nicolino were named the Miami Marlins' Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year on Monday. Both were key contributors to the Suns' Southern League Championship run, the third since 2009. Realmuto, a third-round pick in the 2010 draft, hit .302 with 29 doubles, six triples, eight homers, 65 RBI and 18 stolen bases...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A: Justin Nicolino, Miami Marlins Pitching Prospect

Justin Nicolino has been called “an intelligent student of the game.” It’s an accurate description and a big reason the 22-year-old southpaw is one of the top prospects in the Miami Marlins organization. He thrives on more than guile. Nicolino has better stuff than most crafty lefties. A second-round pick by the Blue Jays, in […]
Via Fangraphs
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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