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Nick Vincent | Relief Pitcher

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/12/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Padres optioned RHP Nick Vincent to Triple-A El Paso.
The Padres bullpen threw a lot of pitches in Tuesday night's win, and Vincent, who threw 33 of them, was the sacrificial lamb to get a healthy arm up to the bigs. Vincent should find his way to the majors again later this season. Jun 24 - 6:37 PM

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Padres recalled RHP Nick Vincent from Triple-A El Paso.

Vincent holds a 6.14 ERA over seven relief appearances with the big club this season. He'll operate in middle relief.
Jun 10 - 3:30 PM

Padres optioned RHP Nick Vincent to Triple-A El Paso.

He gets the boot after being roughed up for a couple runs in his relief inning on Thursday. Shawn Kelley (calf) is back from the disabled list to take Vincent's spot in the bullpen.
May 8 - 9:54 AM

Padres recalled RHP Nick Vincent from Triple-A El Paso.

It was odd to see Vincent sent down last month given how good he's been the last few years, but he's now back after a brief detour. He'll work in middle relief.
May 1 - 5:12 PM

Padres optioned LHP Nick Vincent to Triple-A El Paso.

The 28-year-old appeared in three games already for the Padres, and is the victim of a roster crunch to get a fresh arm into the bullpen. He should be back with the big league club within a week or two.
Apr 10 - 8:22 PM

Padres activated RHP Nick Vincent from the 15-day disabled list.

Vincent has been sidelined since mid-June due to shoulder fatigue. He takes the place of Huston Street on the active roster.
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 03:10:00 PM

Nick Vincent (shoulder) threw a bullpen session Saturday.

It was his first since he went on the DL in mid-June with shoulder fatigue. Vincent will travel with the Padres on their upcoming road trip and appears close to being activated.
Sun, Jul 6, 2014 10:44:00 AM

Padres placed RHP Nick Vincent on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 12, with right shoulder fatigue.

It's not clear at this point how long he'll be sidelined. Vincent holds a 5.67 ERA but a nice 32/6 K/BB ratio over 27 relief innings this season. Blaine Boyer has replaced him in the bullpen.
Sun, Jun 15, 2014 11:03:00 AM

Padres recalled RHP Nick Vincent from Triple-A Tucson.

Vincent tossed four scoreless relief innings earlier this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 06:07:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Nick Vincent to Triple-A Tucson.

Vincent pitched four scoreless innings the last two days, so he was going to need at least a couple of days off. The Padres, meanwhile, needed fresh arms after playing 17 innings last night.
Sat, Jun 1, 2013 07:45:00 PM

Padres recalled RHP Nick Vincent from Triple-A Tucson.

Vincent had a 1.71 ERA in 27 innings with the Padres last year, but was forced to open the season at Triple-A after he missed the majority of spring training with a forearm injury. The 26-year-old will provide bullpen depth.
Thu, May 30, 2013 01:25:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Nick Vincent to Triple-A Tucson.

Vincent held a 1.71 ERA in 26 1/3 innings for the Padres last season but has missed most of spring training with two inflamed tendons in his right forearm. He's expected to open the year in extended spring training.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 02:59:00 PM

Nick Vincent (wrist) has been cleared to resume throwing.

Vincent is dealing with "aching" in his right wrist, but doctors have evidently ruled out anything serious. While this is good news, he remains a candidate to begin the season on the disabled list.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 10:48:00 AM

Nick Vincent (wrist) is scheduled to visit a hand specialist Monday.

Vincent has been sidelined since the start of spring training with the injury, but an MRI on Friday ruled out structural damage. We should know more on a timetable for his return when the Padres update his status early next week.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 01:03:00 PM

Nick Vincent will undergo an MRI on his sore right wrist.

Vincent has been out of commission for a while with the ailment. A timetable for his return should be available following the exam.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 01:39:00 PM

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