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Portrait of Nestor Molina

Nestor Molina PRed Sox

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Birth Date1-9-1989
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 7 months, 26 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2007 DBJ Rk 1 0 1.0 0 1 0 0 .000 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 1.00 6.20 0.00
2008 DB2 Rk 20 0 37.3 30 5 27 1 .000 7.2 1.2 0.2 6.5 0% .254 .000 0.94 2.59 0.97
2009 AUB A- 2 0 5.7 9 1 6 1 .242 109 14.2 1.6 1.6 9.5 52% .400 .353 1.75 4.02 1.58
2009 BLJ Rk 15 2 37.3 31 4 32 0 .248 94 7.5 1.0 0.0 7.7 63% .321 .213 0.94 2.01 1.69
2010 LNS A 37 2 76.7 64 20 61 4 .255 112 7.5 2.3 0.5 7.2 61% .268 .209 1.10 3.48 3.17
2010 DUN A+ 2 0 4.3 7 0 3 0 .264 90 14.7 0.0 0.0 6.3 56% .407 .319 1.63 2.04 2.09
2010 LAR Wnt 12 0 19.0 16 2 19 1 .000 7.6 0.9 0.5 9.0 0% .306 .000 0.95 2.14 2.37
2011 DUN A+ 21 18 108.3 102 14 115 8 .257 107 8.5 1.2 0.7 9.6 50% .320 .222 1.07 2.64 2.58
2011 NHP AA 5 5 22.0 12 2 33 0 .264 87 4.9 0.8 0.0 13.5 51% .267 .155 0.64 0.68 0.41
2012 BIR AA 22 21 122.7 156 26 84 7 .261 94 11.4 1.9 0.5 6.2 46% .361 .294 1.48 3.20 4.26
2012 CHR AAA 1 1 4.0 9 1 4 2 .252 96 20.2 2.2 4.5 9.0 44% .500 .404 2.50 8.41 13.50
2013 BIR AA 17 4 36.3 44 11 29 2 .258 99 10.9 2.7 0.5 7.2 47% .353 .293 1.51 3.11 4.71
2013 BRI Rk 2 1 3.0 0 0 2 0 .273 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 57% .000 .017 0.00 2.10 0.00
2014 BIR AA 44 0 61.3 58 22 46 7 .266 99 8.5 3.2 1.0 6.8 59% .274 .272 1.30 0.00 4.55

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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 (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Boston as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/1/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 8/31/14.
  • 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
Every Team's Moneyball: Toronto Blue Jays: I Gotta Sell High, All The TimeChris Mosch2015-03-30
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Venezuelan Winter League PitchersJeff Moore2014-12-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep Impact: Week 22Ben Carsley2014-09-03
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 EditionKevin Goldstein2012-04-19
What Scouts Are Saying: Young Pitching EditionBen Lindbergh2012-04-19
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 SantosR.J. Anderson2011-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Swapping SantosKevin Goldstein2011-12-06
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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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Nestor Molina threw 64 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Change (81mph) and Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (73mph).