Fernando Nieve

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Fernando Nieve MLB Career Stats

8-11 4.61 185.2 143 1.41

Fernando Nieve Bio

  • Full Name: Fernando Alexis Nieve
  • Born: 7/15/1982 in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
  • Debut: 4/4/2006
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MLB Career Stats 8 11 4.61 99 19 0 185.2 143 1.41


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Fernando Nieve Stats

*Since 2006

Fernando Nieve Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Fernando Nieve Statcast Events


Fernando Nieve Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2005 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/17/2005 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Corpus Christi TEX

Fernando Nieve Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 23, 2016 Guerreros de Oaxaca released RHP Fernando Nieve.
April 19, 2016 RHP Fernando Nieve assigned to Guerreros de Oaxaca.
April 15, 2016 Guerreros de Oaxaca released RHP Fernando Nieve.
April 10, 2016 Guerreros de Oaxaca signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve.
February 12, 2016 Piratas de Campeche released RHP Fernando Nieve.
June 26, 2015 Piratas de Campeche signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve.
September 18, 2014 Salt Lake Bees activated RHP Fernando Nieve from the 7-day disabled list.
July 26, 2014 Salt Lake Bees placed RHP Fernando Nieve on the 7-day disabled list. Right rotator cuff strain.
July 26, 2014 Salt Lake Bees placed RHP Fernando Nieve on the 7-day disabled list. Right rotator cuff strain.
June 14, 2014 RHP Fernando Nieve assigned to Salt Lake Bees.
June 13, 2014 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve to a minor league contract.
June 9, 2014 Sacramento River Cats released RHP Fernando Nieve.
March 31, 2014 RHP Fernando Nieve assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
November 18, 2013 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 1, 2013 RHP Fernando Nieve elected free agency.
August 3, 2013 Columbus Clippers traded RHP Fernando Nieve to Sacramento River Cats.
July 3, 2013 Fernando Nieve roster status changed by Columbus Clippers.
May 30, 2013 Columbus Clippers placed RHP Fernando Nieve on the 7-day disabled list. Left abdominal strain.
April 24, 2013 Cleveland Indians sent RHP Fernando Nieve outright to Columbus Clippers.
April 22, 2013 Cleveland Indians designated Fernando Nieve for assignment.
April 21, 2013 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of RHP Fernando Nieve from Columbus Clippers.
November 30, 2012 Cleveland Indians signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 RHP Fernando Nieve elected free agency.
May 12, 2012 Albuquerque Isotopes activated RHP Fernando Nieve from the 7-day disabled list.
April 28, 2012 Albuquerque Isotopes placed RHP Fernando Nieve on the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2012 RHP Fernando Nieve assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes.
December 13, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
April 27, 2011 Oklahoma City RedHawks released RHP Fernando Nieve.
April 22, 2011 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed RHP Fernando Nieve on the temporarily inactive list.
March 24, 2011 Houston Astros signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve to a minor league contract.
March 24, 2011 RHP Fernando Nieve assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 22, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates released RHP Fernando Nieve.
December 1, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent RHP Fernando Nieve to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 5, 2010 RHP Fernando Nieve elected free agency.
July 28, 2010 New York Mets sent RHP Fernando Nieve outright to Buffalo Bisons.
July 23, 2010 New York Mets designated Fernando Nieve for assignment.
November 12, 2009 New York Mets activated RHP Fernando Nieve from the 60-day disabled list.
September 8, 2009 New York Mets transferred RHP Fernando Nieve from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 20, 2009 New York Mets placed RHP Fernando Nieve on the 15-day disabled list. muscle tear in right thigh
June 5, 2009 New York Mets selected the contract of RHP Fernando Nieve from Buffalo Bisons.
May 18, 2009 Fernando Nieve assigned to Buffalo Bisons from Binghamton Mets.
April 28, 2009 Fernando Nieve roster status changed by Binghamton Mets.
April 21, 2009 Binghamton Mets placed RHP Fernando Nieve on the reserve list.

Fernando Alexis Nieve Bio Info

Fernando Alexis Flores Nieve…is married, Leticia, and has two children, Valeria and Fernando … originally signed with the Astros as a 16-year-old, non-drafted free agent out of Venezuela.


Began the season at Triple-A Columbus in the Cleveland organization and was 5-3 with a 1.81 ERA in 22 games, including two starts, when he was traded to the A's organization for cash considerations, Aug. 3…was assigned to Triple-A Sacramento and logged a 1-0 record and 2.19 ERA in seven games, one start…also had a one-day stay with Cleveland in April but did not appear in a game…combined for a 6-3 record and a 1.89 ERA in 29 games, three starts, overall…struck out 64 batters in 57.0 innings, an average of 10.11 per nine innings … walked 14 for a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 4.57…allowed a .208 opponents batting average, including .161 (14-for-87) against left-handed hitters compared to .242 (29-for-120) against right-handers…surrendered four of his five home runs to righties…four came with the bases empty…yielded a .108 batting average with runners in scoring position at Columbus but had a .313 mark at Sacramento for a .170 average overall … opponents hit .180 with a .255 on-base percentage when leading off an inning…was 0-1 with a 2.13 ERA in his three starting assignments, 6-2 with a 1.83 ERA in 26 relief appearances…allowed 2-of-9 (22.2%) inherited runners to score…tossed two or more innings in 12 of his 26 relief appearances, including three or more innings five times…made five starts in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season…had no decisions and a 0.75 ERA in three starts with Margarita in October and then went 0-2 with an 11.57 ERA in two starts with Caracas at the end of November … combined for a 4.74 ERA.

MINORS: His first appearance of the season was a start and loss at Indianapolis April 7…had seasonhighs in innings (6.0), walks (2) and strikeouts (7) but allowed just one earned run…each of his next 16 appearances came in relief…tossed 4.0 inning scoreless innings in his second outing of the season in the second game of a doubleheader April 13 against Indianapolis, his longest outing as a reliever…had a 1.38 ERA in three appearances when he was selected by Cleveland April 21…did not pitch before he was designated for assignment April 22 and outrighted back to Columbus April 24…went 4-0 over his first nine games following his return and allowed just run in 16.1 innings over that span (0.55 ERA)…compiled a 0.95 ERA in five game in April and then logged a 3-0 record and a 1.32 ERA in nine relief appearances in May…matched his season-high with two walks May 21 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre…was placed on the disabled list May 30 with a left abdomen strain and missed the entire month of June… was reinstated July 2 and went 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA in eight games in July … including his second start of the season, a no decision at Indianapolis July 13 (2.2 ip, 3 h, 2 r, 2 er, 3 so)…was traded to the Oakland organization for cash considerations Aug. 3…tossed a perfect inning of relief in his first outing Aug. 5 against Round Rock for the win … yielded a season-high five hits Aug. 10 at Omaha…allowed a season-high five runs, all unearned, in 1.0 innings Aug. 19 against Tucson … made his only start with Sacramento in the second game of a doubleheader at Colorado Springs Aug. 23…had a no decision in a 4-1 win, allowing an unearned run in 4.0 hitless innings…did not walk a batter and struck out four.

2012 Spent the season with the Albuquerque Isotopes, the Triple-A affiliate of the LA Dodgers after coming into Major League camp as a non-roster player...Best month was July, going 2-0 with a 2.17 ERA in 5 starts (29.0IP, 23H, 7ER, 8BB, 30K)...Averaged 8.1 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched for the season. 2011 Spent a majority of the season pitching for the Doosan Bears in the Korean Baseball Organization... ... appeared in 25 games going 3-6 and a 6.09 ERA ... Finished the season tied for third on the team with six saves...also fanned 66 batters which ranked fourth amongst Bears pitchers ... Started the season with Triple-A Oklahoma City (Houston) where he made three starts for the RedHawks, going 1-2 with a 7.63 ERA before being granted his release. 2010 Spent majority of season with New York (NL)...Made 39 of his 40 appearances in relief...Did not allow a run in his first four games (4.0ip) before being charged with three runs in 0.1ip on 4/13 at Colorado...Was scored upon just twice in his first 16 appearances...Failed to retire the two batters he faced while suffering first loss on 4/16 at St. Louis...Worked a career-high 10.2 consecutive scoreless innings from 4/17 to 5/3...Worked 1.1 scoreless frames while earning first win on 4/19 vs. Chicago (NL)...Became the first pitcher in Mets history to appear in 19 of the club's first 30 games with his outing on 5/8 vs. San Francisco...Made lone start on 5/29 at Milwaukee; allowed five runs, including two home runs, in 2.0 innings while also being charged with the loss...Struck out a career-high four batters in relief while also earning second and final win on 6/22 vs. Detroit...Was designated for assignment on 7/23 and outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo for remainder of the season on 7/28...Struck out seven batters while picking up first win with Buffalo on 8/11 at Scranton-Wilkes Barre...Earned second and final win with Bisons in next start on 8/16 at Pawtucket...Went 0-for-2 at the plate while playing with the Mets...Went 0-4 with a 5.79 ERA (32.2ip/21er) in nine games (eight starts) while pitching for Navegantes del Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League. 2009 Went to Spring Training with the Astros...Was claimed off waivers by the Mets on March 13th and assigned to Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League... Promoted to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League on May 18th and the Mets purchased his contract on June 5th...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on July 20th with a muscle tear in his right thigh and did not pitch for the rest of the season...Tore the muscle during his start on July 19th at Atlanta...Finished the season with the best ERA of his career (2.95)...Major league batters went hitless against him with runners in scoring position and two outs (0-10)...Made his Mets debut on June 6th with 2.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen in a 7-1 loss at Washington... Allowed one hit and struck out two...Beat the Yankees, 6-2, on June 13th, going 6.2 innings, allowing five hits and two runs...It was his first win since June 25, 2006 at Chicago (AL) and his first win as a starter since June 9, 2006 vs. Atlanta...The 6.2 innings was the righthander's longest outing since the June 9th start vs. Atlanta...The start at Yankee Stadium was his first since June 15, 2006 at Chicago (NL)...Received a no-decision in the 3-2 win, allowing six hits and two runs in 5.2 innings...Beat Tampa Bay on June 19th, in the 5-3 win, he went 6.0 innings and allowed just one run and three hits, while striking out three and walking three...Defeated St. Louis with 6.0 shutout innings on June 24th at home to establish a career-best three-game winning streak...Became the first Mets pitcher to win his first three starts with the team since Jorge Sosa in 2007...Tied his career-best scoreless streak with the 6.0 shutout innings on June 24th...Allowed a career-high 11 hits in 3.1 innings at Milwaukee on June 29th...Lost for the first time in a Mets uniform...Did not allow a run in the first inning to extend his scoreless streak to a career-best 7.0 innings...Tied his career-high with six walks on July 4th at Philadelphia...Also issued six base on balls on May 17, 2006 vs. San Francisco...Went at least 6.0 innings in each of his four starts at Buffalo, winning his first three turns...On the day of his promotion to the Bisons, he made the start at Pawtucket and earned the 9-2 win with 6.0 innings of two-run ball...Allowed three hits and six walks, while striking out seven...Went 2-4 with a 2.42 ERA in 10 games, eight starts for Caribes de Anzoategui in the Venezuelan Winter League...In 52.0 innings, he notched 52 strikeouts. 2008 Went 0-1 with an 8.44 ERA (10 earned runs/10.2 innings pitched) and 12 strikeouts in 11 appearances out of the bullpen for Houston...Had two stints with Houston: May 16th-May 25th and September 1st-September 28th. 2007 Made five starts for Triple A Round Rock, going 1-3 with a 6.23 ERA (15ER/21.2IP)...underwent successful surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament on his right elbow on April 28...did not pitch the remainder of the season. 2006 Finished the season 3-3 with a 4.20 ERA in 40 games (11 starts) for the Astros...was 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA (13ER/34.2IP) in 29 relief appearances, limiting opposing hitters to a .213 average...posted a 3.13 ERA (8ER/23IP) in 21 second-half appearances, limiting opposing hitters to a .200 average...2-3 with a 4.67 ERA (32ER/ 61.2IP) as a starter...last started on 6/15 at CHI (5.2,6,2,2,0,0)...the Astros were 7-4 in his 11 starts...pitched 0.1 scoreless inning and stranded two runners on 9/25 at PHI...struck out two during 1.0 inning on 9/22 vs. STL...walked three consecutive batters and allowed two runs in 0.2 inning on 9/20 vs. CIN...retired all three batters faced in three appearances from 9/16-19...pitched a scoreless 9th on 9/9 at MIL, his first big league outing since 8/19 at MIL...activated from 15-day DL on 9/6...placed on the DL (right elbow hyperextension) on 8/20...was 0-0 with a 1.00 (1ER/9IP) ERA in six August games...tossed 2.0 innings with one run on 7/7 vs. STL, matching his career-high innings as a reliever...earned the win in relief on 6/25 at CWS, tossing 1.1 scoreless frames...snapped a three-game skid with the win on 6/9 vs. ATL...tossed a career-high 7.1 innings and struck out a career-high nine batters...started in place of injured Roy Oswalt in his last start on 6/4 vs. CIN...Oswalt was scratched after his bullpen session and Nieve had minutes to get ready for his start...tossed 5.0 innings, allowing two runs (5,4,2,2,1,2)...allowed two runs on six hits in 5.2 innings during his final start on 6/15 at Wrigley Field vs. the Cubs...turned in his first quality start in seven chances, allowing two runs on three hits in 7.0 innings on 5/23 at WSH...allowed career-highs in runs (7), earned runs (6) and walks (6) in 3.2 innings on 5/17 vs. SF...received no-decision on 5/12 vs. COL...allowed one run on six hits in 5.1 innings in Astros 12-2 win...received first ML loss on 5/7 at COL...allowed five runs on nine hits in 5.1 IP...recorded his first Major League win on 5/2 at MIL, allowing six hits and four runs in a career-high 7.0 innings...walked none and struck out a career-high seven hitters...pitched 4.2 innings, allowing two runs and five hits, on 4/25 vs. LAD in his second career start...did not record a decision in his first big league start on 4/16 at ARI...allowed two or fewer runs in each of his first two starts...tossed 4.0 innings with two runs on four hits...finished Game 2 of the doubleheader vs. SF on 4/13, an 8-0 shutout win for the Astros...needed only two pitches to record the final two outs...allowed two runs and struck out three in 1.2 innings pitched on 4/8 vs. WSH...allowed one hit and walked one in 1.0 scoreless inning in his Major League debut on 4/4 vs. FLA...went 1-1 with a 4.58 ERA (10ER/19.1IP) in nine Spring games and earned a spot on the Opening Day, 25-man roster. 2005 Went 4-3 with a 2.65 ERA (25ER/85IP) at Double A Corpus Christi...made 13 starts at Triple A Round Rock, going 4-4 with a 4.83 ERA (44ER/82IP)...threw two complete-game shutouts for the Express...earned both midseason and postseason Texas League All-Star honors...participated in the MLB Futures Game over the AllStar Break at Comerica Park in Detroit...earned TL Pitcher of the Week honors for Corpus Christi for the week of April 11-17. 2004 Started the season at Class-A Salem and promoted to Double A Round Rock in August...made three starts for the Express, finishing 2-0 with a 1.56 ERA (3ER/17.1IP)...notched 17 strikeouts...fanned a season-high eight batters six times - last, Aug. 31 with Round Rock vs. Wichita...made 24 starts at Salem and posted a 10-6 mark...ranked third in the Carolina League with a 2.96 ERA and fifth with 117 strikeouts...ranked fourth in the league wtih 149.0 innings, and tied for the league lead with two complete games and two shutouts...also led the Avalanche in ERA, strikeouts and innings pitched...named a Carolina League All-Star...named Salem's Pitcher of the Month in May after going 2-2 with a 2.00 ERA (8ER/36IP) and 36 strikeouts...tossed two complete-game shutouts: Game 2 of a doubleheader on May 20 vs. Winston-Salem (7.0IP, 4H); and a one-hit, 9.0 inning shutout on Aug. 8 vs. Frederick...pitched for Oriente Carires in the Venezuelan Winter League, finishing 3-1 with a 4.64 ERA over eight appearances (five starts). 2003 Led Class-A Lexington with 14 wins to tie the club record for most wins in a season...his 14 wins also led the Astros organization and ranked second in the South Atlantic League...one of three Legends pitchers to total double-digit wins...finished the season 14-9 with a 3.65 ERA (61ER/150.1IP)...led Lexington with 144 strikeouts, good for third in the SAL...rated the fifth-best prospect in the Astros organization by Baseball America following the season...struck out eight batters in five innings on Aug. 5 vs. Charleston for the win...went 4-1 with a 1.88 ERA (8ER/38.1IP) in the Venezuelan Winter League in seven starts...topped the Oriente Carires staff with 46 strikeouts 2002 Led Martinsville in ERA (2.39) and ranked tied for second in starts (13) and second in innings pitched (67.2) and third in strikeouts (60)...named Appalachian League Pitcher of the Week for July 1-7. 2001 Finished with a 4-2 mark and a 3.79 ERA (16ER/38.0IP) in his first year of professional baseball in the U.S 2000 Led the VSL Astros in innings pitched (79.2, second in league) and strikeouts (64).