Jimmy Nelson

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 6"/245
  • Age: 26

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Jimmy Nelson Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
11-13 4.11 177.1 148 1.29

Jimmy Nelson MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
13-22 4.21 256.2 213 1.31

Jimmy Nelson Bio

  • Full Name: James Jacob Nelson
  • Born: 6/5/1989 in Klamath Falls, OR
  • Draft: 2010, Milwaukee Brewers, 2nd rd. (64th overall)
  • College: Alabama
  • Debut: September 6, 2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 11 13 4.11 30 30 0 177.1 148 1.29
MLB Career Stats 13 22 4.21 48 43 0 256.2 213 1.31

Jimmy Nelson Sinker Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Brewers NL 906 Sinker 94.00 93.77 2094.00 6.17 86.92
MLB Avg - - - Sinker 91.26 90.86 2084.00 6.10 90.05
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2015
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October 14, 2015 at 6:00 AM ET

Nelson leads Brewers' staff in 2015

Brewers right-hander Jimmy Nelson finished the 2015 regular season with an 11-13 record, a 4.11 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP and 148 strikeouts across 177 1/3 innings.

September 21, 2015 at 9:57 PM ET

Nelson shut down for remainder of season

The Brewers announced on Monday that right-hander Jimmy Nelson, who was struck in the head by a line drive last week, will be shut down for the rest of the season.

Awards

Jimmy Nelson Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Nashville PCL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Nashville PCL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Nashville PCL

PCL Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2014 Nashville PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Nashville PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Nashville PCL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Huntsville SOU

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Brevard County FSL

Jimmy Nelson Leaderboards

Wins

Season W Rank
2015 11 20th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2015 1.29 21st in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2015 .246 18th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2015 7.51 16th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2015 2.28 6th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2015 65 10th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2015 18 25th in NL

Jimmy Nelson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers activated RHP Jimmy Nelson from the 60-day disabled list.
September 22, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers placed RHP Jimmy Nelson on the 60-day disabled list. head contusion
September 1, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers recalled RHP Jimmy Nelson from Brevard County Manatees.
August 30, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers optioned RHP Jimmy Nelson to Brevard County Manatees.
July 11, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers recalled Jimmy Nelson from Nashville Sounds.
May 26, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers optioned RHP Jimmy Nelson to Nashville Sounds.
May 25, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers recalled Jimmy Nelson from Huntsville Stars.
May 23, 2014 RHP Jimmy Nelson assigned to Huntsville Stars from Nashville Sounds.
March 10, 2014 Milwaukee Brewers optioned RHP Jimmy Nelson to Nashville Sounds.
September 3, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers selected the contract of Jimmy Nelson from Nashville Sounds.
June 5, 2013 Jimmy Nelson assigned to Nashville Sounds from Huntsville Stars.
February 25, 2013 RHP Jimmy Nelson assigned to Milwaukee Brewers.
July 28, 2012 Jimmy Nelson roster status changed by Huntsville Stars.
July 1, 2012 Huntsville Stars placed RHP Jimmy Nelson on the 7-day disabled list.
June 13, 2012 RHP Jimmy Nelson assigned to Huntsville Stars from Brevard County Manatees.
April 2, 2012 Jimmy Nelson assigned to Brevard County Manatees from AZL Brewers.
September 3, 2011 Jimmy Nelson assigned to AZL Brewers from Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.
May 24, 2011 Jimmy Nelson assigned to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from Helena Brewers.
May 19, 2011 Jimmy Nelson assigned to Helena Brewers from Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.
April 3, 2011 Jimmy Nelson assigned to Wisconsin Timber Rattlers from Helena Brewers.
June 24, 2010 Jimmy Nelson assigned to Helena Brewers from Milwaukee Brewers.
June 23, 2010 Milwaukee Brewers signed RHP Jimmy Nelson.

James Jacob Nelson Bio Info

Graduated from Niceville (FL) High School, where he also played two years of football...Attended the University of Alabama...Pitched for the McKinney Marshalls in the 2008 Texas Collegiate League and for the DeLand Suns in the 2009 Florida Collegiate Summer League.....was an All-Star in both leagues...His father, Jim, played football and participated in track and field (shot put and discus) at the University of Florida.....his mother, Deborah, played basketball at Florida State University...Follow him on Twitter (@Jimmy_J_Nelson)

2014

Entered 2014 as the top prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...Named Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Year and Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year as he went 10-2 with a 1.46 ERA in 17 games (16 starts) at Triple-A Nashville...Held opponents to a .179 batting average with 114 strikeouts in just 111.0 innings...Was named to both the Pacific Coast League's midseason and postseason All-Star teams...Had two stints with Milwaukee (5/25 and 7/11-end)...Went 2-9 with a 4.93 ERA in 14 games (12 starts) with the Brewers...Produced 6 quality starts, including 5 in a row from 7/22-8/15...The Brewers went 4-8 in his starts...Was originally recalled to make a spot start for Yovani Gallardo on 5/25 at Miami.....earned his first Major League win in that start, a 7-1 victory (5.2ip, 5h, 0r, 3bb, 6k, 1wp).....returned to Nashville following the start...Was recalled by Milwaukee on 7/11 and remained with the team the rest of the season...Prior to his 7/11 promotion led the Pacific Coast League in ERA (1.46) and strikeouts (114) while tying for the lead in wins (10)...Made his only relief appearances on 9/13 vs. Cincinnati and 9/18 at St. Louis...Ended the season on a 7-game losing streak (9g/7gs), posting a 5.49 ERA (39.1ip, 24er)

2013

Entered 2013 as the fifth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...Combined to go 10-9 with a 3.25 ERA in 27 starts between Double-A Huntsville (12gs) and Triple-A Nashville (15gs).....had 163 strikeouts in just 152.1 innings, the most in the organization...Began the season at Huntsville, where he went 5-4 with a 2.74 ERA in 12 starts...Was named Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Month for April (5gs, 3-0, 1.30era)...Struck out 72 batters in just 69.0 innings at Huntsville.....led the Southern League in strikeouts at the time of his 6/3 promotion to Triple-A Nashville...Was a Southern League All-Star (DNP - promoted to Nashville)...Pitched in the All-Star Futures Game at Citi Field (1ip, 1bb)...Went 5-6 with a 3.67 ERA in 15 starts at Nashville.....struck out 91 batters in just 83.1 innings...Contract was selected by Milwaukee on 9/3...Went 0-0 with a 0.90 ERA in 4 games (1 start) with the Brewers...Made his Major League debut in relief on 9/6 at Chicago-NL, tossing 2.0 perfect innings...Made his first Major League start on 9/28 at New York-NL and received a no-decision in the 4-2, 10-inning win (5ip, 1h, 1r, 1er, 3bb, 4k, 1wp)...Enters the 2014 season as the top prospect in the organization according to Baseball America.

2012

Entered 2012 as the 10th-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...Combined to go 6-8 with a 2.83 ERA in 23 starts between Class-A Brevard County (13gs) and Double-A Huntsville (10gs).....held opponents to a .213 batting average...Began the season at Brevard County, where he went 4-4 with a 2.21 ERA in 13 starts...Was a Florida State League All-Star (DNP - promoted to Huntsville on 6/13)...Went 2-4 with a 3.91 ERA in 10 starts at Huntsville...Was on Huntsville's disabled list from 7/1-7/27 with a strained right rotator cuff...Pitched for the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League (7g, 6gs, 2-3, 4.91era).

 

2011

Entered 2011 as the eighth-best prospect in the organization according to Baseball America...Went 8-9 with a 4.38 ERA in 26 games (25 starts) at Class-A Wisconsin.

2010

Went 2-0 with a 3.71 ERA in 12 relief appearances at Rookie Helena during his first pro season...Made his professional debut on 7/4 at Missoula and earned the win (2ip, 3h, 2r, 2er, 1bb, 2k).