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Portrait of Fernando Nieve

Fernando Nieve PAngels

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Birth Date7-15-1982
Height6' 0"
Weight220 lbs
Age32 years, 1 months, 17 days
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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
2006 HOU 23 40 11 96.3 61.7 34.7 3 3 0 0 2 2 411 87 46 45 18 163 41 36 2 70 4.20 5.42 6.38 -6.0 -0.7
2008 HOU 25 11 0 10.7 0.0 10.7 0 1 0 1 0 0 49 17 10 10 2 26 2 2 0 12 8.44 3.86 5.45 0.6 0.1
2009 NYN 26 8 7 36.7 34.7 2.0 3 3 0 0 4 0 161 36 13 12 4 54 19 18 1 23 2.95 4.86 4.67 3.0 0.3
2010 NYN 27 40 1 42.0 2.0 40.0 2 4 0 5 0 0 185 37 28 28 10 77 22 20 2 38 6.00 6.11 6.95 -8.7 -0.9
Career9919185.798.387.38110662806177979534320847651434.615.386.11-11.1-1.3

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
2001 MAR Rk 12 8 38.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LEX A 1 1 3.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MAR Rk 13 13 67.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .220 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LEX A 28 28 150.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .294 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 Ori Wnt 7 7 38.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SLM A+ 24 24 149.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ROU AA 3 3 17.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CCH AA 14 14 85.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.407 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ROU AAA 13 13 82.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.667 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 HOU MLB 40 11 96.3 6.38 63 .258 .261 .326 .419 .259 .246 96 -7.1 -0.7 -6.0 -0.7
2006 ROU AAA 4 0 5.1 1.40 166 .086 .282 .355 .441 .281 .167 87 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2007 ROU AAA 5 5 21.7 4.43 106 .321 .286 .357 .442 .268 .387 97 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.3
2008 HOU MLB 11 0 10.7 5.45 87 .314 .267 .331 .421 .261 .455 103 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.1
2008 ROU AAA 36 7 72.3 5.98 86 .283 .275 .346 .436 .260 .332 103 6.4 0.6 5.6 0.5
2009 NYN MLB 8 7 36.7 4.67 95 .260 .259 .330 .419 .263 .281 98 2.4 0.2 3.0 0.3
2009 BIN AA 5 4 18.3 4.13 104 .236 .246 .328 .379 .264 .312 98 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
2009 BUF AAA 4 4 24.3 4.57 103 .208 .260 .331 .390 .245 .254 105 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2009 ORI Wnt 1 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 NYN MLB 40 1 42.0 6.95 25 .296 .259 .324 .410 .268 .241 91 -8.3 -0.9 -8.7 -0.9
2010 BUF AAA 8 8 40.0 4.77 100 .266 .261 .323 .399 .248 .357 100 3.0 0.3 2.3 0.2
2010 MAG Wnt 4 3 15.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .327 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 OKL AAA 3 3 15.3 2.84 141 .310 .280 .352 .431 .262 .500 90 6.8 0.6 6.5 0.6
2012 ABQ AAA 25 24 119.3 6.03 96 .288 .273 .333 .416 .265 .368 117 14.3 1.4 13.4 1.3
2012 MAG Wnt 3 2 7.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 COH AAA 22 2 44.7 3.92 112 .216 .249 .324 .380 .251 .282 101 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
2013 SAC AAA 7 1 12.3 3.20 137 .218 .264 .331 .382 .261 .225 105 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2014 SAC AAA 18 0 25.7 5.96 76 .315 .282 .350 .438 .272 .405 93 -1.3 -0.1 -1.3 -0.1
2014 SLC AAA 15 1 17.0 4.21 125 .289 .279 .348 .430 .272 .447 110 4.2 0.4 4.2 0.4

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
2001 MAR Rk 4 2 0 12 8 38.0 27 21 49 2 0% .000 6.4 5.0 0.5 11.6 1.26 3.79 0.0 0.0
2002 MAR Rk 4 1 0 13 13 67.7 46 27 60 5 0% .220 6.1 3.6 0.7 8.0 1.08 2.39 0.0 0.0
2002 LEX A 0 1 0 1 1 3.0 6 0 2 0 0% .400 18.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 2.00 6.00 0.0 0.0
2003 Ori Wnt 4 1 0 7 7 38.3 24 8 46 3 0% .000 5.6 1.9 0.7 10.8 0.84 1.88 0.0 0.0
2003 LEX A 14 9 0 28 28 150.3 133 65 144 10 0% .294 8.0 3.9 0.6 8.6 1.32 3.65 0.0 0.0
2004 ROU AA 2 0 0 3 3 17.3 12 8 17 0 0% .267 6.2 4.2 0.0 8.8 1.16 1.56 0.0 0.0
2004 SLM A+ 10 6 0 24 24 149.0 136 40 117 9 0% .286 8.2 2.4 0.5 7.1 1.18 2.96 0.0 0.0
2005 CCH AA 4 3 0 14 14 85.0 62 29 96 7 0% -.407 6.6 3.1 0.7 10.2 1.07 2.65 0.0 0.0
2005 ROU AAA 4 4 0 13 13 82.0 92 33 75 10 0% -.667 10.1 3.6 1.1 8.2 1.52 4.83 0.0 0.0
2006 ROU AAA 0 0 2 4 0 5.1 2 0 7 0 50% .167 3.5 0.0 0.0 12.4 0.39 0.00 2.3 0.2
2006 HOU MLB 3 3 0 40 11 96.3 87 41 70 18 42% .246 8.1 3.8 1.7 6.5 1.33 4.20 -6.0 -0.7
2007 ROU AAA 1 3 0 5 5 21.7 30 15 13 1 30% .387 12.4 6.2 0.4 5.4 2.07 6.22 4.1 0.3
2008 ROU AAA 2 5 6 36 7 72.3 87 27 63 13 40% .332 10.8 3.4 1.6 7.8 1.58 5.73 5.6 0.5
2008 HOU MLB 0 1 0 11 0 10.7 17 2 12 2 31% .455 14.3 1.7 1.7 10.1 1.78 8.44 0.6 0.1
2009 ORI Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 2 0 4 0 0% .500 9.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 1.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2009 BIN AA 0 1 0 5 4 18.3 16 6 19 1 41% .312 7.9 3.0 0.5 9.3 1.20 4.92 2.1 0.2
2009 BUF AAA 3 0 0 4 4 24.3 18 10 23 2 43% .254 6.7 3.7 0.7 8.5 1.15 3.70 1.9 0.2
2009 NYN MLB 3 3 0 8 7 36.7 36 19 23 4 37% .281 8.8 4.7 1.0 5.6 1.50 2.95 3.0 0.3
2010 BUF AAA 2 1 0 8 8 40.0 49 13 31 3 40% .357 11.0 2.9 0.7 7.0 1.55 5.62 2.3 0.2
2010 MAG Wnt 0 1 0 4 3 15.7 17 2 10 1 0% .327 9.7 1.1 0.6 5.7 1.21 2.87 0.0 0.0
2010 NYN MLB 2 4 0 40 1 42.0 37 22 38 10 39% .241 7.9 4.7 2.1 8.1 1.40 6.00 -8.7 -0.9
2011 OKL AAA 1 2 0 3 3 15.3 27 5 17 0 33% .500 15.8 2.9 0.0 10.0 2.09 7.63 6.5 0.6
2012 MAG Wnt 0 1 0 3 2 7.3 8 6 9 0 0% .400 9.8 7.4 0.0 11.0 1.91 7.36 0.0 0.0
2012 ABQ AAA 7 9 0 25 24 119.3 162 38 107 19 45% .368 12.2 2.9 1.4 8.1 1.68 5.96 13.4 1.3
2013 COH AAA 5 3 0 22 2 44.7 34 12 55 5 38% .282 6.9 2.4 1.0 11.1 1.03 1.81 8.1 0.8
2013 SAC AAA 1 0 0 7 1 12.3 9 2 9 0 42% .225 6.6 1.5 0.0 6.6 0.89 2.19 2.4 0.2
2014 SAC AAA 2 1 3 18 0 25.7 38 14 24 4 40% .405 13.3 4.9 1.4 8.4 2.03 7.01 -1.3 -0.1
2014 SLC AAA 0 2 0 15 1 17.0 21 12 22 0 43% .447 11.1 6.4 0.0 11.6 1.94 5.29 4.2 0.4

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
2008 194 0.5052 0.4948 0.7396 0.7143 0.2708 0.8429 0.4615 0.2500
2009 620 0.5210 0.4435 0.8982 0.6502 0.2189 0.9333 0.7846 0.0982
2010 744 0.5013 0.4409 0.7957 0.6247 0.2561 0.8369 0.6947 0.2043
Career15580.50960.44860.82950.6460.24310.8760.70140.1678

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-24 - Minors - - Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2013-05-30 2013-07-02 Minors 33 0 Left Abdomen Strain -
2009-07-20 2009-10-05 60-DL 77 71 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2007-04-28 2007-09-04 Minors 129 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2007-04-28
2006-08-20 2006-09-06 15-DL 17 15 Right Elbow Hyperextension -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 CLE $
2012 LAN $
2011 HOU $
2010 NYN $414,000
2009 NYN $414,000
2006 HOU $327,000
2005 NYN $316,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,471,000
4 yrTotal$1,471,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 107 dOctagon1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/13/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 11/30/12 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Cleveland 4/21/13. DFA by Cleveland 4/22/13. Sent outright to Triple-A 4/24/13. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Cleveland 8/4/13. Elected free agency 10/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 12/12/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/1/10 (minor-league contract). Released by Pittsburgh 3/22/11. Signed by Houston as a free agent 3/24/11 (minor-league contract). Signed by Doosan Bears of South Korea 5/11.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2010). Re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10. DFA by NY Mets 7/22/10.
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2009). Re-signed by Houston 2/20/09. Claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Houston 3/14/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by Mets 4/2/09. Contract purchased by Mets 6/5/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Re-signed by Houston 2/28/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Re-signed 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.327M (2006). Re-signed 2/06.
  • 1 year/$0.316M (2005). Re-signed 2/05 (split contract).
  • Signed 1999 as amateur free agent from Venezuela.

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2010-07-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Ken, The Mets have lost three road games in the last five days in their opponents' last at-bat, while K-Rod only got work in mop-up duty on Saturday in a 6-1 win. Manuel says he's not wavering from his belief in the "no closer in tie games on the road" mentality, but we're falling out of wild card race on the backs of Ollie Perez and Fernando Nieve. What did we do to deserve this?
(Dan from Brooklyn)
While last night, as an example, TLR let Ryan Franklin work the 9th and 10th on the road in a tie game. And hey presto, they won! Meanwhile, Carlos Marmol pitched only the 9th and gave way to the immortal Brian Schlitter (whose one-line comment in the 2009 BP Annual is one of my all-time faves), who worked two innings and took the loss. I hate, just hate, stuff like that.

What did you do to deserve this? You chose the wrong hometown team to root for, I guess (something I, too, am guilty of). (Ken Funck)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Fernando Nieve threw 1,643 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Change (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Slider (85mph).