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Portrait of Nestor Molina

Nestor Molina PWhite Sox

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date1-9-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
Age25 years, 3 months, 9 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 DBJ Rk 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 DB2 Rk 20 0 37.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .254 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 AUB A- 2 0 5.7 4.97 89 .353 .234 .301 .331 .242 .400 109 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2009 BLJ Rk 15 2 37.3 2.46 140 .213 .233 .316 .353 .248 .321 94 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4
2010 LNS A 37 2 76.7 5.38 96 .209 .254 .333 .377 .255 .268 112 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2010 DUN A+ 2 0 4.3 3.81 96 .319 .256 .326 .356 .264 .407 90 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2010 LAR Wnt 12 0 19.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .306 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 DUN A+ 21 18 108.3 4.07 121 .222 .264 .329 .388 .257 .320 107 19.4 1.9 19.4 1.9
2011 NHP AA 5 5 22.0 1.55 163 .155 .251 .324 .371 .264 .267 87 9.5 1.0 9.5 1.0
2012 BIR AA 22 21 122.7 4.04 103 .294 .255 .334 .381 .261 .361 94 11.6 1.2 11.6 1.2
2012 CHR AAA 1 1 4.0 8.99 -1 .404 .253 .333 .371 .252 .500 96 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2013 BIR AA 17 4 36.3 3.11 126 .293 .248 .318 .370 .258 .353 99 5.2 0.6 5.2 0.6
2013 BRI Rk 2 1 3.0 4.05 123 .017 .279 .339 .404 .273 .000 109 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2014 BIR AA 5 0 5.7 5.20 67 .428 .238 .319 .348 .250 .480 98 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2007 DBJ Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 0% .000 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2008 DB2 Rk 4 1 4 20 0 37.3 30 5 27 1 0% .254 7.2 1.2 0.2 6.5 0.94 0.97 0.0 0.0
2009 BLJ Rk 3 0 1 15 2 37.3 31 4 32 0 63% .321 7.5 1.0 0.0 7.7 0.94 1.69 4.2 0.4
2009 AUB A- 0 1 0 2 0 5.7 9 1 6 1 52% .400 14.2 1.6 1.6 9.5 1.75 1.58 0.5 0.1
2010 LAR Wnt 4 1 0 12 0 19.0 16 2 19 1 0% .306 7.6 0.9 0.5 9.0 0.95 2.37 0.0 0.0
2010 LNS A 8 2 4 37 2 76.7 64 20 61 4 61% .268 7.5 2.3 0.5 7.2 1.10 3.17 3.3 0.3
2010 DUN A+ 0 0 0 2 0 4.3 7 0 3 0 56% .407 14.7 0.0 0.0 6.3 1.63 2.09 0.2 0.0
2011 NHP AA 2 0 0 5 5 22.0 12 2 33 0 51% .267 4.9 0.8 0.0 13.5 0.64 0.41 9.5 1.0
2011 DUN A+ 10 3 0 21 18 108.3 102 14 115 8 50% .320 8.5 1.2 0.7 9.6 1.07 2.58 19.4 1.9
2012 CHR AAA 0 1 0 1 1 4.0 9 1 4 2 44% .500 20.2 2.2 4.5 9.0 2.50 13.50 -1.8 -0.2
2012 BIR AA 6 10 0 22 21 122.7 156 26 84 7 46% .361 11.4 1.9 0.5 6.2 1.48 4.26 11.6 1.2
2013 BRI Rk 0 0 0 2 1 3.0 0 0 2 0 57% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.00 0.00 0.6 0.1
2013 BIR AA 1 1 1 17 4 36.3 44 11 29 2 47% .353 10.9 2.7 0.5 7.2 1.51 4.71 5.2 0.6
2014 BIR AA 0 1 0 5 0 5.7 13 2 4 1 46% .480 20.6 3.2 1.6 6.4 2.65 11.12 -0.6 -0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-07-18 - Minors - - Right Elbow Soreness -
2012-06-25 2012-07-17 Minors 22 20 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis - -
2010-08-06 2010-08-20 Minors 14 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Toronto 12/6/11.
  • Signed 2009 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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BP Articles

Nestor Molina is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: International Winter League Games of December 10Jeff Moore2013-12-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFive to Watch: Would-Be, Could-Be ClosersCraig Goldstein2013-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: The Improbability of the CloserR.J. Anderson2013-06-19
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Spring Training Games (February 26, 2013)Jason Martinez2013-02-27
What Scouts Are Saying: Young Pitching EditionBen Lindbergh2012-04-19
What Scouts Are Saying: Young Pitching EditionKevin Goldstein2012-04-19
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: AL Central Prospect PreviewKevin Goldstein2012-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: AL Rotation RumbleJay Jaffe2012-03-19
This article requires BP Premium accessHeartburn Hardball: Starting OverJonathan Bernhardt2012-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: White Sox Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2012-01-16
The BP First Take: Thursday, December 22Daniel Rathman2011-12-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Swapping SantosKevin Goldstein2011-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Swapping SantosR.J. Anderson2011-12-06
BP Unfiltered: Winter Meetings Dispatch, with Some Santos Trade ThoughtsSteven Goldman2011-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 23Kevin Goldstein2011-08-24


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Nestor Molina has thrown 64 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Change (81mph) and Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (73mph).