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12 Juan Nicasio RP
Height/Weight: 6-3/200 | Birthdate: 8/31/1986 | Birthplace: San Francisco de Macoris, DR | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Los Angeles | College: No College | MLB Experience: 5 | Salary: $491,000 | Owned/Started%: 2/1 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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Dodgers RP Juan Nicasio returns in win over Padres


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/14/2015) Dodgers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio returned to the bullpen and made an appearance during his team's 4-2 win over the Padres on Sunday.

Nicasio threw 16 pitches in an innings worth of work. He allowed a hit and walked a batter but thanks to a great defensive play by center fielder Joc Pederson, he didn't allow any runs.

Nicasio missed time this week because of a cracked fingernail on the middle finger of his pitching hand.


Dodgers RP Juan Nicasio nears return to bullpen


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/14/2015) Dodgers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio is nearing a return to the bullpen as his cracked fingernail continues to improve, the team announced.

Nicasio was able to throw a bullpen session on Sunday. He left Wednesday's game with the injury to the middle finger of his throwing hand because he was unable to throw breaking balls.

Nicasio has a 2.16 ERA with 29 strikeouts in 25 innings this season.


Dodgers' Juan Nicasio leaves outing due to fingernail issue


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/11/2015) Dodgers reliever Juan Nicasio had his relief appearance cut short Wednesday against the Diamondbacks due to a cracked nail on the middle finger of his right hand, per MLB.com.

"We knew that he had torn a little bit of that nail, but they had been working on it and he said he felt good," manager Don Mattingly said. "The fastball was coming out fine, but he couldn't throw the breaking ball. You can't be out there without all your weapons. It's hard enough with all of them."

Nicasio said he has been dealing with the nail issue for about a week.

"The last three games it's bothered me a little bit," Nicasio said. "Hopefully once we go to San Diego [on Friday], I think it'll be OK."


Dodgers RP Juan Nicasio leaves game with unspecified injury


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/11/2015) Dodgers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio left Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks in the sixth inning with an unspecified injury, the team announced.

Nicasio gave up a walk and a allowed a hit in the 1/3 inning before coming out of the game.


Dodgers name Juan Nicasio for Game 1 of Tuesday doubleheader


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2015) The Dodgers announced that Juan Nicasio will start the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rockies. 

This will be Nicasio's first start of the 2015 season. He's started 69 games in a five-year MLB career. 

Nicasio has appeared in 16 games and has a 1.29 ERA. 


Dodgers P Juan Nicasio earns first save of season Friday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/16/2015) Dodgers pitcher Juan Nicasio recorded the final two outs to secure his first save of the season during Friday's 6-4 win over the Rockies.

Nicasio  entered with two runners on and one out, but he struck out the final two batters to pick up the save. He now has a 1.02 ERA. 


Dodgers, Juan Nicasio avoid arbitration with $2.3 million deal


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/16/2015) The Dodgers and pitcher Juan Nicasio have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $2.3 million contract, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman on Friday.

Nicasio was trade from Colorado to Los Angeles in November. He went 21-22 with a 5.03 ERA and 1.46 WHIP in four seasons with the Rockies. He made 88 appearances and 69 starts.


Ellis, Jansen, Gordon among Dodgers tendered players


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2014) Dodgers tendered contracts for all eight arbitration-eligible players, including agreeing to a one-year deal for Darwin Barney prior to Tuesday's midnight deadline, per the team's official website. Those players include: Catcher A.J. Ellis, closer Kenley Jansen, infielder Dee Gordon, third baseman Justin Turner, catcher Drew Butera, pitcher Juan Nicascio and newly-acquired outfielder Chris Heisey.

Rockies trade pitcher Juan Nicasio to Dodgers


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/24/2014) The Rockies announced Monday they traded pitcher Juan Nicasio to the Dodgers in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Nicasio was designated for assignment Thursday.

Nicasio was 21-22 with a 5.03 ERA and 1.46 WHIP in four seasons with the Rockies. He made 88 appearances and 69 starts.


Rockies make pitching moves


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(11/20/2014) The Rockies announced they've added pitcher Tyler Anderson to the 40-man roster and designated pitcher Juan Nicasio for assignment.

Juan Nicasio picks up win Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/24/2014) Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio earned a win Tuesday, giving up one hit in a scoreless seventh inning in his team's 3-2 victory over the Padres.

Despite surrendering a run in his previous outing, Nicasio (6-6) has performed well in September, allowing just the one run on five hits and one walk in 7 2/3 innings. He owns a 5.50 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 62:30 K:BB ratio in 91 2/3 innings.


Juan Nicasio takes loss vs. Giants Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/28/2014) Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio was stuck with a loss Wednesday, allowing a walkoff two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth in his team's 4-2 defeat against the Giants.

Nicasio (5-6) wrapped two strikeouts around a single before Buster Posey deposited a pitch over the left-field wall to end the game. He's surrendered six earned runs in 10 innings since rejoining the team in early August. Nicasio owns a 5.86 ERA and 55:28 K:BB ratio in 83 innings.


Rockies swap pitchers in bullpen Thursday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/7/2014) The Rockies called up pitcher Juan Nicasio from Triple-A Colorado Springs Thursday, after sending Brooks Brown down.

Nicasio appeared in 14 games for the Rockies earlier in the season, posting a 5.92 ERA as a starter. He is expected to pitch out of the bullpen moving forward. 


Juan Nicasio shipped down to Triple-A


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/16/2014) Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio was officially optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Monday, MLB.com reports. Nicasio owned a 5.92 ERA and a 1.98 WHIP through 14 starts (73 innings). 

Juan Nicasio gets hammered again in no-decision


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2014) Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio endured his shortest outing of the season and was unable to factor into the decision Sunday afternoon against the Giants in San Francisco. The right-hander permitted three runs on four hits and four walks while striking out two in two innings of an 8-7 win.

Over his last two starts covering 5 2/3 innings, Nicasio has allowed 13 earned runs. He owns a 5.92 ERA and a 1.98 WHIP through 14 starts (73 innings). He will look to rebound on Saturday at home against Milwaukee.

Juan Nicasio rocked in third straight loss


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/11/2014) Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio was hit hard yet again Tuesday, in a 13-10 loss to the Braves.

Nicasio was tagged for 10 runs in 3 2/3 innings, and he nearly didn't make it that far. The majority of the damage came in the first inning, as the Braves jumped on him for seven runs in the first frame. He allowed 11 hits and two walks, while striking out two batters on 71 pitches.

Nicasio took the loss, as the Rockies were down 10-5 by the time he left the game. He is now 5-5 following a three-game losing streak, and has allowed 22 runs in his last 13 2/3 innings during that stretch. He has a 5.70 ERA with his next start scheduled for Sunday in San Francisco.


Juan Nicasio drops second straight in blowout fashion


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/6/2014) Rockies starter Juan Nicasio stumbled yet again Thursday, as he lost his second start in a row, 12-7, to the Diamondbacks.

Nicasio allowed more runs than innings pitched for the second straight outing, and the Diamondbacks tagged him for seven runs in 5 1/3 innings of work. He allowed 11 hits -- two home runs -- and walked one batter, while striking out three on 95 pitches.

Nicasio took the loss to drop him to 5-4 on the season. His RA rose to 4.68 with the outing, and he will try to get back on track in his next outing, Tuesday against the Braves. 


Juan Nicasio chased in fifth in loss


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/30/2014) Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio struggled through one of his toughest outings of the season Friday, in a 5-2 loss to the Indians.

Nicasio failed to make it through the fifth inning for just the second time in 11 starts, as the Indians chased him after 4 2/3 innings of work. He allowed  five runs on nine hits in that time, while striking out two batters and walking none on 100 pitches.

Nicasio fell to 5-3 with the loss, while his ERA rose back up to 4.06. He will try to get back on track in his next outing set for Thursday against the Diamondbacks.


Juan Nicasio tosses six strong in win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2014) Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio was effectively wild in picking up his fifth win of the season Saturday against the Braves.

Nicasio walked four batters but still made it through six shutout innings, as he limited the Braves to just two hits. He struck out five batters while throwing a season-high 103 pitches in the 3-1 win.

Nicasio is now 5-2 with a 3.61 ERA on the season, and has made it through six innings in each of his last three starts. He will go for win No. 6 in his next start, set for Friday in Cleveland. 


Juan Nicasio unable to factor into the decision Sunday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2014) Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio was in line for the win until reliever LaTroy Hawkins served up a game-tying home run to Everth Cabrera in the ninth inning of Sunday's game against the Padres. He was forced to settle for a no-decision in an 8-6 win in extras.

Nicasio surrendered four runs on nine hits and one walk while striking out two in six innings pitched. He tossed 99 pitches, 60 for strikes. Over his last four starts covering 24 innings, Nicasio has allowed seven earned runs.

Nicasio will make his next start Saturday at Atlanta. He is 1-2 with a 4.96 ERA in three starts away from home this season.

Reds put end to Juan Nicasio's two-game win streak


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2014) Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio was dealt his second loss of the season Sunday, as Cincinnati bested Colorado, 4-1. The right-hander allowed four runs (two earned) on five hits and one walk, while striking out three in six innings.

The Reds got one run in the first, third, fourth and fifth innings against Nicasio (4-2). He gave up a solo home run to Todd Frazier in the fourth inning.

Despite the loss, Nicasio hasn't allowed more than two earned runs in any of his three May starts. However, Sunday's loss halted his winning streak at two straight starts.

With off-days Monday and Thursday, Nicasio isn't expected back on the hill until Sunday (April 18) against the Padres.


Juan Nicasio battles control issues in win vs. Rangers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/7/2014) Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio gave up just one earned run in five innings Tuesday while giving up two hits, striking out one and walking five in his team's 12-1 win over the Rangers.

Nicasio (4-1) surrendered a solo home run in the top of the first inning and then held the Rangers scoreless despite dishing out one walk in the third, two in the fourth and two more in the fifth. He owns a 3.89 ERA and 27:13 K:BB ratio in 39 1/3 innings. Nicasio gets the Reds in Cincinnati Sunday.


Juan Nicasio twirls a gem vs. Mets


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/1/2014) Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio dominated the Mets at home on Thursday, scattering three hits in seven shutout frames to improve to 3-1 on the year.

Nicasio struck out two and walked one, improving his ERA to 4.19. He tossed 95 pitches, 56 for strikes. Over his first four home starts covering 24 innings, Nicasio has allowed nine earned runs.

Following the 7-4 victory, Nicasio will look to keep things going Tuesday at home against Texas.

Juan Nicasio hit hard in first loss


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/27/2014) Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio dropped his first decision of the season Saturday, in a 6-3 loss to the Dodgers.

Nicasio opened the outing with two scoreless innings and had a 1-0 lead heading into the third inning. Unfortunately, the good times ended there, as he was tagged for three runs on three hits, including a home run, in the third. He was ultimately charged with five runs on eight hits and a pair of walks in 4 1/3 innings of work, while striking out four batters.

Nicasio is now 2-1 through five starts, with a 5.27 ERA in 27 1/3 innings of work. He will try to get back on track in his next outing, set for Thursday against the Mets.  


Juan Nicasio roughed up in no-decision


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/20/2014) Rockies starter Juan Nicasio endured a rough outing and failed to factor into the decision of a 10-9 defeat to the Phillies Sunday afternoon. He surrendered five runs -- four earned -- on seven hits and one walk while striking out five over five innings pitched.

Nicasio owns a 4.30 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP along with 20:5 K:BB ratio over 23 innings pitched. He'll make his next start Saturday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.