Short on options, Nicolino, Telis can open eyes

The time is now for Marlins pitcher Justin Nicolino and catcher Tomas Telis. Because both are out of Minor League options, they must make the Opening Day roster or the organization will risk losing one or both.
1 day ago

Marlins Rotation Candidates: Justin Nicolino

The last man standing from the 2012 Blue Jays trade tries to make the most of his last chance in Miami. Who’s more to blame: the former Marlins front office or their former player development staff? Doesn’t really matter at this point. The 2017 sale of the franchise brought with it wholesale changes to the decision-makers in those departments. Evaluation tools and philosophies are...
Via Fish Stripes
5 days ago

New slider in tow, Nicolino hoping to make roster

It's a make-or-break Spring Training for Marlins lefty Justin Nicolino.
8 days ago

Miami Marlins links, 3/9/18: José Fernández, Justin Nicolino, Marlins’ odds

Friday links. Miami Marlins Links for Friday, March 9th: Spring training results The Marlins fell 5-4 to the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday at Roger Dean stadium, bringing their spring record to 7-5. Braxton Lee, Derek Dietrich and Tomas Telis all picked up a couple hits. Yadiel Rivera hit a triple, and Isaac Galloway stayed hot with a single in a pinch-hit appearance later...
Via Fish Stripes
9 days ago

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

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

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 Associated Press
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 included...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 27, 2015  |  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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