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Vidal Nuno 2013 Outlook

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#1 exaulz



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Posted 19 May 2013 - 01:08 AM

Called up to take Pettite's spot in the rotation. Should get a couple starts...right now its looking like @BAL, @NYM

25 yr old soft tossing lefty control specialist. Last 2+ seasons in the minors - 267 IP, 2.22 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 252/52 K/BB, which includes his 1.54 ERA, 0.64 WHIP and 26/2 K/BB in 23.1 IP @ AAA this year. 8 Scoreless innings in the majors so far this year.

Worth picking up for at least the two starts?

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 07:05 AM

I definitely like him for both those starts. Not overly imposing lineups, they've never seen him pitch, and the Yankees are winning. Why not?
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Posted 19 May 2013 - 11:46 AM

Update: Yankees are going with CC Sabathia, Phil Hughes and Hiroki Kuroda the next three games. Vidal Nuno will have his turn skipped.
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Posted 19 May 2013 - 11:51 AM

Anyone the Yankees bring up is worth following simply b/c of their offense, bullpen, and willingness to go out later and pick up the necessary pieces to win.  A lefty at Yankee stadium is very desirable.  I would love to see another Jimmy Key, Pettitte - like starter on the staff.