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Thoughts on Rick Nolasco

Postby yaboygino » Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:54 pm

the rest of the way?? Is he worth owning in a standard 12 team league..hes shown some promise?? Or would i be better off with eric stultz?
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Re: Thoughts on Rick Nolasco

Postby kcs261 » Sun Jun 29, 2008 5:33 pm

Yes, he is a guy worth grabbing. 12 Ks just a couple starts a go. This guy has great potential at the back of a fantasy rotation.
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Re: Thoughts on Rick Nolasco

Postby freeling_prideful » Sun Jun 29, 2008 7:14 pm

I just picked him up for next week's home start vs. WAS, I also grabbed Cueto to spot against WAS so I'm really singling out the Nationals next week, haha.

I like Nolasco, I read an article that said he had incorporated a cut fastball to increase his effectiveness throwing inside to lefties. Obviously the cutter isn't like a killer, unhittable type pitch, but it does explain how a guy w/ a career 313 avg vs. lefties has dropped it to 280+ this season. Also, the cutter is really something he's only worked fully into the mix recently in his 12 K game and his 2 starts following...so there's definitely hope he becomes a more balanced pitcher capable of getting hitters out from both sides of the plate.
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Re: Thoughts on Rick Nolasco

Postby Element » Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:11 am

He received rave reviews this spring too. I just didn't have the balls to draft him. I've picked him up in a couple of leagues.
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Re: Thoughts on Rick Nolasco

Postby DbacksRback » Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:37 am

I would grab him or keep an eye on him i was right next to him in spring training when he was warming up for a game and his stuff then impressed me. ;-D
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Re: Thoughts on Rick Nolasco

Postby Zephyrius » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:13 am

Injuries has hampered his development the last 2yrs... I'm not sure how much upside Nolasco has but I think he can be a solid #3 or #4 starter for your fantasy team. He has been outstanding though the last few games.

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