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Jimmy Nelson | Starting Pitcher

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/5/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 243
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Brewers optioned RHP Jimmy Nelson to Triple-A Nashville.
Nelson is the club's top prospect and nearly big league-ready, but there's no room for him in the rotation. The 24-year-old will continue to hone his craft at Triple-A. Mar 10 - 7:31 PM

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Jimmy Nelson pitched well in his first MLB start, allowing one run on one hit and three walks in Saturday's no-decision against the Mets.

Filling in for the injured Wily Peralta, Nelson looked very sharp and incredibly poised on the mound for someone making his first career start. The 24-year-old will head to spring training next year with his sights set on opening the season in the Brewers rotation, and he'll possess significant upside in mixed leagues if he's able to do so.
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 09:25:00 PM

Jimmy Nelson will get a spot start Saturday vs. the Mets.

Nelson is filling in for Wily Peralta, who was shut down early with a finger blister. Nelson had a 3.67 ERA and 91/50 K/BB ratio in 83 1/3 innings (15 starts) this year at Triple-A Nashville. He's a so-so streaming option.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 05:39:00 PM

Jimmy Nelson will not get a start for the Brewers over the final week of the regular season.

Brewers manager Ron Roenicke had mentioned the possibility of Nelson drawing a start in the season's final days, but instead will attempt to get him work in a long-relief outing. The 24-year-old has logged five scoreless innings since joining the Brewers bullpen.
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 06:24:00 PM

Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Monday that he'd like to get Jimmy Nelson a start before the end of the season.

Nelson has thrown three perfect relief innings and is coming off a minor league season that saw him post a 3.25 ERA with 163 strikeouts across 152 1/3 frames between Double- and Triple-A. The former second-round pick is one of the team's better pitching prospects.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 06:36:00 PM

Brewers purchased the contract of RHP Jimmy Nelson from Triple-A Nashville.

Nelson, 24, had a 3.67 ERA over 15 starts at the Triple-A level and is considered one of the Brewers' top pitching prospects. He'll be used in a middle relief role initially, but could eventually be moved to the starting rotation.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 12:17:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
1B1Mark Reynolds
2Lyle Overbay
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Rickie Weeks
3Elian Herrera
SS1Jean Segura
3B1Aramis Ramirez
2Jeff Bianchi
LF1Khris Davis
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Logan Schafer
RF1Ryan Braun
Starting Pitcher
S1Yovani Gallardo
2Kyle Lohse
3Matt Garza
4Marco Estrada
5Wily Peralta
Relief Pitcher
R1Francisco Rodriguez
2Jim Henderson
3Brandon Kintzler
4Tom Gorzelanny
5Tyler Thornburg
6Will Smith
7Wei-Chung Wang
8Zach Duke
9Rob Wooten