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Nathan Eovaldi | Starting Pitcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/13/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nathan Eovaldi yielded one run and two hits in two innings Wednesday in his start versus the Phillies.
Eovaldi got his one strikeout on a pretty good splitter, so that was nice to see. He also had his usual velocity today, topping out at 98 mph. The Yankees will be working with him on his offspeed stuff all spring. Mar 4 - 3:45 PM

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Nathan Eovaldi said this week that he has already gelled with Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild.

Eovaldi was an early-arriver to Yankees camp and has been working with Rothschild on refining his promising raw stuff. "He's awesome," Eovaldi said about his new pitching coach. "It's going to be a lot of fun working with him this year." The 24-year-old right-hander is one of the hardest throwers in the majors and could be in for a breakout 2015 if he's able to make some slight improvements. New York acquired Eovaldi from the Marlins in December as part of the five-player Martin Prado trade.
Feb 12 - 9:53 AM

Yankees and RHP Nathan Eovaldi avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.3 million contract.

It's a nice raise for Eovaldi in his first year of arbitration eligibility. The Yankees are hoping he'll put everything together after flashing plenty of promise in Miami.
Jan 16 - 5:47 PM

Yankees acquired RHP Nathan Eovaldi, 1B/OF Garrett Jones and RHP Domingo German from the Marlins in exchange for INF/OF Martin Prado, RHP David Phelps and cash considerations.

Eovaldi has underperformed relative to his stuff to this point, posting a 4.07 ERA with just 321 strikeouts over 460 big league innings. However, he'll turn just 25 in February and is among the hardest-throwing starters in the game. The move from Marlins Park to Yankee Stadium hurts his fantasy value, but the stuff is there for a potential breakout if some tweaks can be made.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 02:40:00 PM

Jack Curry of YES Network reports that the Yankees and Marlins are on the verge of a deal that would send Nathan Eovaldi to New York and Martin Prado to Miami.

The Miami Herald's Barry Jackson says that the trade would also include Garrett Jones going to New York and David Phelps going to Miami, and the New York Post's Joel Sherman hears that the Yankees will receive pitching prospect Domingo German. Eovaldi has produced inconsistent results to this point with a 4.07 ERA, but he throws really hard and will turn just 25 in February. The Marlins are expected to put Prado at third base, which means Casey McGehee is headed to the bench. Phelps should slide into Eovaldi's rotation spot in Miami, while Jones looks like a backup option at first base and designated hitter in New York.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 01:14:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi allowed two earned runs over seven innings Saturday in a loss to the Nationals.

Eovaldi gave up eight hits and walked three in his final start of the 2014 season. The 24-year-old right-hander finishes 6-14 with a 4.37 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, and 142/43 K/BB ratio in 199 2/3 innings.
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 07:08:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi pitched well but was saddled with the loss Sunday, allowing two runs over six frames against the Nationals.

Eovaldi struck out four, didn't walk anyone and yielded seven hits, throwing 89 pitches over his six innings. The Nats only got to him in one inning (the fifth), but it was enough to prevail in the pitchers' duel. Eovaldi had allowed 10 runs over just 8 1/3 frames across his last two starts, so this was a nice bounce-back outing. His final start will come next weekend in a rematch versus Washington.
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 03:57:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi struggled against the Mets on Tuesday, yielding six runs over 4 1/3 innings en route to his 12th loss.

The second half has not been kind to Eovaldi, who now sports a 6.04 ERA in 12 starts since the All-Star break. The right-hander was pummeled in the fourth and again in the fifth, when he was chased with one out in the frame. Overall, he gave up six hits, walked two, and struck out two. Eovaldi now sits on a 4.48 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, and 133/40 K/BB ratio. He'll match up against the Nationals at home on Sunday next.
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 10:15:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi struggled, allowing four runs in four innings as the Marlins lost 4-2 to the Brewers on Thursday.

Eovaldi gave up a pair of solo home runs: one to Ryan Braun in the second inning, and another to Matt Clark in the fourth. Overall, he gave up eight hits and walked two while striking out only one. Eovaldi has had a shaky second half and now has a 4.29 ERA with a 1.32 WHIP and 131/38 K/BB ratio. He'll try to rebound on Tuesday when he takes on the Mets in New York.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 12:23:00 AM

Nathan Eovaldi was a tough-luck loser against the Braves on Sunday, surrendering just one run on nine hits over his 6 2/3 innings.

Eovaldi punched out six on the afternoon while walking just one. The only blemish against him and offense in the game was a solo homer by Evan Gattis in the second inning. Eovaldi will look to get back in the win column when he takes on these same Braves at home on Saturday.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 08:47:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi was hammered for six earned runs on 10 hits over just 3 1/3 innings Tuesday in a loss to the Angels.

Eovaldi walked one while striking out four. The right-hander has now lost three straight outings, allowing 12 earned runs (and three unearned) over 14 1/3 innings for a 7.53 ERA. He entered that rough patch 6-6 with a 3.99 ERA. Those numbers are worse for the wear now, and Eovaldi will welcome the Mets to Southern Florida on Monday with a 6-9 record and 4.30 ERA.
Wed, Aug 27, 2014 01:31:00 AM

Nathan Eovaldi was touched up for five runs -- four earned -- over just five frames in Wednesday's loss to the Rangers.

Eovaldi yielded nine hits and one walk while striking out four. The right-hander had pitched well in his previous three starts following a rough stretch, but he took another step back in this one. Eovaldi will try to rebound in a tough matchup next week in Anaheim.
Wed, Aug 20, 2014 04:00:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi gave up four runs -- two earned -- over six innings Wednesday in a loss to the Cardinals.

If the Marlins would have pulled off the win, it would have been their first series sweep of the Cardinals since 1996. Eovaldi struggled, yielding only one walk but eight hits while falling to 6-7 on the season. He still has a cool 3.96 ERA and 1.21 WHIP, and will try to get back on track next week in a start at home against the Rangers.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 09:54:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi was brilliant in Friday's victory over the Reds, scattering just five hits over eight shutout innings.

Eovaldi racked up six strikeouts on the evening and issued only one free pass. It's his second straight strong start after allowing just one run over seven innings against these same Reds in his last outing. Now 6-6 on the season, he'll carry a 3.99 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and 105/31 K/BB ratio into Wednesday's start against the Cardinals.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 10:11:00 PM

Nathan Eovaldi pitched seven innings of one-run ball against the Reds on Saturday.

Unfortunately for Eovaldi, Homer Bailey was every bit as good and the game was decided by the bullpen. Eovaldi struck out six over his seven innings of work. He gave up just two hits and walked only two. The 24-year old has been a bit erratic this season, posting sterling efforts like this one, as well as starts like his eight run disaster against the Giants. And that's just in the last month. On the whole, his ERA sits about where you'd expect it to sit for somebody so boom/bust. He's at 4.22, to go with a (slightly more encouraging) 1.22 WHIP. The talent's there. He just needs to develop a little consistency.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 12:40:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
3John Ryan Murphy
4Juan Graterol
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Garrett Jones
2B1Stephen Drew
2Robert Refsnyder
3Nick Noonan
4Cole Figueroa
5Jonathan Galvez
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Brendan Ryan
3Jose Pirela
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Chris Young
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Mason Williams
3Slade Heathcott
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Tyler Austin
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2CC Sabathia
3Michael Pineda
4Nathan Eovaldi
5Chris Capuano
6Scott Baker
7Ivan Nova
8Chase Whitley
9Domingo German
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Dellin Betances
2Andrew Miller
3David Carpenter
4Justin Wilson
5Adam Warren
6Chasen Shreve
7Bryan Mitchell
8Chris Martin
9Esmil Rogers
10Jared Burton
11Branden Pinder
12Jose De Paula
13Andrew Bailey
14Wilking Rodriguez