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Sean Nolin | Starting Pitcher | #73

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/26/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 235
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: San Jacinto (TX) JC
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (0) / TOR

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Brewers activated LHP Sean Nolin from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
He's now off the club's 40-man roster. Nolin missed all of this season with elbow issues, eventually having Tommy John surgery in August. He might not pitch in a game until 2018. Fri, Oct 28, 2016 04:52:00 PM

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Sean Nolin underwent Tommy John surgery on his left elbow two weeks ago.

Nolin has missed all of this season with elbow issues and unsuccessfully tried to rehab the injury initially. He won't be back until late next season, at the earliest.
Sun, Aug 21, 2016 02:12:00 PM

Brewers manager Craig Counsell said it's "decision time" for Sean Nolin (elbow).

Nolin strained his elbow in spring training and was placed on the disabled list. Further testing revealed damage to his UCL, which is usually the precursor to Tommy John surgery. Instead of immediately opting for surgery, the team decided to wait six weeks before reevaluating him. Now the six weeks are up and it's time to make a decision. The Brewers claimed Nolin off waivers from Oakland in late February.
Sat, May 14, 2016 08:22:00 PM

Sean Nolin will rehab his left elbow injury for six weeks before being re-evaluated to see if he needs Tommy John surgery.

Nolin has damage to his ulnar collateral ligament, but it sounds like the tear is pretty small so he'll try and rehab it first. Ultimately, though, there's still a good chance he'll wind up going under the knife.
Sun, Apr 3, 2016 11:34:00 AM

Brewers transferred LHP Sean Nolin to the 60-day disabled list with a left elbow strain.

By moving him from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL, the Brewers seem to be conceding that Nolin is dealing with a significant injury. Milwaukee claimed Nolin off waivers from Oakland in February. His last Cactus League appearance came on March 14.
Sat, Apr 2, 2016 11:30:00 PM

An MRI on Sean Nolin's left elbow revealed a strain.

The Brewers didn't divulge any more details, as they said Nolin will receive a second opinion before they reveal the official prognosis. It sounds like something that could keep him out for a while, but we'll just have to wait and see.
Thu, Mar 31, 2016 05:47:00 PM

Brewers placed LHP Sean Nolin on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25, with a left elbow injury.

Nolin began experiencing elbow troubles in the middle of spring training and has not progressed. The 26-year-old lefty will have a path to a spot in the Brewers' bullpen if he can get healthy. It's unclear when that might happen.
Thu, Mar 31, 2016 11:29:00 AM

Sean Nolin (elbow) will undergo an MRI.

Nolin hasn't had any improvement since his recent shutdown, so the Brewers want to see if there's any structural damage. The 26-year-old will begin the season on the disabled list.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 02:13:00 PM

Sean Nolin is dealing with elbow soreness.

He's in the midst of a seven-day shutdown and won't be ready for Opening Day. Nolin hasn't pitched in a Cactus League game since March 14. The left-hander could be a bullpen option for the Brewers once he's healthy.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 02:20:00 PM

Brewers claimed LHP Sean Nolin off waivers from the Athletics.

The A's waived him last week to make room for Khris Davis on the 40-man roster. Nolin was only used as a starter in Oakland but the Brewers are hoping to use him out of the bullpen. The 26-year-old owns a 5.28 ERA across eight big league appearances.
Mon, Feb 22, 2016 02:14:00 PM

Athletics designated LHP Sean Nolin for assignment.

The 26-year-old southpaw was a part of the package that the A's received from the Blue Jays in exchange for Josh Donaldson last season. He struggled in six starts with the big league club in 2015, posting a 5.28 ERA, 1.62 WHIP and 15/12 K/BB ratio over 29 frames. The move comes as a slight surprise as Nolin was expected to compete for a spot in the starting rotation this spring. He should attract interest on waivers and could very well be on the move again soon.
Fri, Feb 12, 2016 06:59:00 PM

Sean Nolin allowed three runs over five innings Saturday in a no-decision against the A's.

Nolin's debut this year was delayed by shoulder problems, but he was healthy enough to get a chance last month and he ended up with a 5.28 ERA in six starts. Particularly unimpressive was his 15/12 K/BB ratio in 29 innings. Maybe he'll be stronger next year, but he probably won't be much of a threat to make the A's out of spring training.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 02:13:00 AM

Sean Nolin struggled in Sunday's loss to the Giants, surrendering five runs (three earned) on seven hits over just 2 1/3 innings.

Nolin might have allowed five runs, but it could have been worse. Three of the five scored on sacrifice flies, while the other two came home on RBI singles. Had the Giants squared up the ball a little better, this start could have been a disaster. As is, it pushed his ERA from 4.57 to a still shoddy 5.25. The 25-year-old southpaw also holds a tough 1.67 WHIP over 24 innings. He'll head to Safeco to tango with the Mariners next weekend before the season closes out for the Athletics.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 07:20:00 PM

Sean Nolin allowed five runs in five innings, taking a no-decision in Tuesday's loss to the Rangers.

Nolin allowed an RBI single in the first inning, two sacrifice flies in the fifth, and a two-run home run to Mitch Moreland in the sixth before departing. Overall, he gave up seven hits, walked two, and struck out two. It's the worst of his four starts thus far, bumping his ERA up to 4.57 with a 1.48 WHIP and a 12/10 K/BB ratio over 21 2/3 innings. Nolin will look for better results in a home start versus the Giants.
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 01:50:00 AM

Sean Nolin pitched well enough in Thursday afternoon's tight win over the White Sox, allowing two runs on five hits over five innings.

Nolin struck out four and walked three over his five innings of work. Mike Olt nicked him for a 443-foot solo bomb in the fourth inning and Melky Cabrera worked an RBI single in the fifth to account for the two runs on his line. The 25-year-old has now made three starts this season, allowing six runs in 16 2/3 innings with a 10/8 K/BB ratio. He's pitched effectively enough in this little late-season run, though he has yet to last more than six innings in a start. He'll try to crack the seventh in his upcoming home start against the Rangers.
Thu, Sep 17, 2015 05:02:00 PM

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