Juan Nicasio issued four walks and three hits in five innings, yet he managed to strand five baserunners and only give up two runs in Saturday’s loss to the Diamondbacks.
Juan Nicasio turned in a quality start in Sunday's win over the Brewers, allowing three runs on five hits over six innings.
Juan Nicasio was lit up for four earned runs in three innings Tuesday in a loss to the Tigers.
Juan Nicasio hurled six innings of one-run ball Wednesday as the Pirates completed a three-game season-opening sweep of the Cardinals with a 5-1 victory.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle confirmed Wednesday that Juan Nicasio has cracked the starting rotation.
Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that Juan Nicasio being switched from a Grapefruit League start to a minor league start Sunday "might indicate" he's close to landing a spot in the Pirates' rotation.
Juan Nicasio was electric again on Monday, striking out eight in five innings as a Pirates split-squad shut out the Twins 2-0.
Juan Nicasio overwhelmed the Orioles on Wednesday, striking out 10 of the 14 batters he faced in four scoreless innings.
Juan Nicasio pitched three scoreless innings and struck out three Friday in the Pirates' 4-3 win over the Rays.
Juan Nicasio started and pitched two scoreless innings, with two strikeouts, Sunday against the Astros.
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said Tuesday that Juan Nicasio will be stretched out during spring training.
Pirates signed RHP Juan Nicasio to a one-year, $3 million contract.
The Pirates are "closing in" on a deal with free agent Juan Nicasio, per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
Dodgers non-tendered RHP Juan Nicasio.