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40 in 40: Nick Vincent

Which version of Nick Vincent will show up for the Mariners in 2017? (Hopefully the good one!) 2016 was a tale of two seasons for Mr. Nick Vincent. During the first half of the year, he was pretty good, striking out a bunch of dudes, limiting damage, and serving as a reliable 7th/8th inning guy for Servais out of the Mariners ‘pen. And then... he tweaked his back, suffered through...
Via Lookout Landing
25 days ago

The Other Most Unhittable Fastball

Sometimes baseball makes things easy. According to the Baseball Prospectus PITCHf/x leaderboards, there have been almost 1,500 individual fastball types thrown at least 500 times by different pitchers since we were first able to track these things in 2008. Which has been the most unhittable fastball, determined by whiffs per swing? Well, Aroldis Chapman‘s four-seamer, obviously...
Via Fangraphs
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Nick Vincent adjusted his cutter placement and it worked

The forgotten man in the bullpen has one weapon left When we speak of the bullpen outlook in the upcoming season, numerous names are thrown out. Edwin Diaz–the young fireballer who put together a 1.9 fWAR rookie season–is penciled in as the closer. Dan Altavilla seems to be locked in despite the relatively small sample. Marc Rzepczysnki and Evan Scribner are there. When health...
Via Lookout Landing
December 15, 2016

Mariners activate Vincent from DL, call up Freeman

The Mariners activated right-handed reliever Nick Vincent from the 15-day disabled list and recalled middle infielder/outfielder Mike Freeman on Sunday.
August 07, 2016

Nick Vincent traded to Mariners from Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners rounded out their bullpen Wednesday just before the start of the season by acquiring right-hander Nick Vincent from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named.The Mariners announced the deal just before facing San Diego in a Cactus League game. Vincent is expected to pitch in a minor-league game for Seattle on Thursday and with the Mariners...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle acquires RHP Nick Vincent from San Diego

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) The Seattle Mariners have rounded out their bullpen just before the start of the season by acquiring right-hander Nick Vincent from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named. The Mariners announced the deal Wednesday morning. Vincent is expected to pitch in a minor-league game for Seattle on Thursday and with the Mariners either Friday or Saturday. Seattle...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Acquire Nick Vincent To Round Out Bullpen

The Seattle Mariners have struck a deal with the San Diego Padres to acquire right-handed reliever Nick Vincent for a player to be named later. It has been rumored the past few weeks that the Mariners and the Padres have been talking about a deal for a reliever, and it has finally come to fruition as a deal was completed between the two occupiers of the Peoria Sports Complex. Vincent...
Via Baseball Essential
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Dodgers 5, Padres 1: Nick Vincent, Dodgers Offense

The Dodgers prevailed over the Padres this afternoon, 5-1, taking three of four in the series. Since losing five straight games against the Athletics and Astros, the Dodgers have gone 11-2 and are now back up to a 93-win pace. —– The Dodgers offense struck first in the first behind a Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez walk, a Justin Turner hit by pitch, and an Andre Ethier...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres call up RHP Vincent from Triple-A El Paso

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Padres recalled right-hander Nick Vincent from Triple A El Paso on Friday. Vincent was 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA in an earlier stint with San Diego last month. He was 1-0 with a 0.96 ERA in eight appearances for the Chihuahuas. Right-hander Cory Mazzoni was optioned to El Paso. He allowed six runs in two innings for the Padres.
Via Associated Press
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Vincent Invasion

Vinnie Vincent Invasion was an ’80s hair band led by a former KISS guitarist named, as fate would have it, Vinnie Vincent. I’ve mentioned this before, but I once saw them open for Iron Maiden at Long Beach Arena. Pink amplifiers everywhere. I’m still traumatized, thanks for asking. Nick Vincent, on the other hand, is a reliever for the Padres. He traumatizes right-handed batters...
Via Padres Public
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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