Justin Nicolino, Starting Pitcher, Miami Marlins, #20


Date of Birth: 11/22/1991
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Nickname: Big Bird

Justin Nicolino, starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins, was first drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2010. He was traded to the Marlins in November, 2012. He pitched in the minor leagues from 2011 through part of 2015. He had a 45-21 win-loss record, 431 strikeouts to 113 walks, and a 2.81 ERA in 612.2 innings in 118 games.

Nicolino joined the Marlins starting rotation for 12 games in 2015. He had a 4.01 ERA, a 5-4 win-loss record, and 23 strikeouts to 20 walks in 74.0 innings.

In 2016, Nicolino had a 4.99 ERA in 13 games as a starter and 5 games in relief with the Marlins. He finished the 2016 season with 3 wins and 6 losses and 37 strikeouts to 20 walks in 79.1 innings.

Career pitching statistics for Nicolino through 2016 include:

  • 30 games played
  • 153.1 innings pitched
  • 8-10 win-loss record
  • 60 strikeouts to 40 walks
  • 4.52 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Justin Nicolino
Baseball Reference - Justin Nicolino