Arodys Vizcaino

Arodys Vizcaino #38

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/190
  • Age: 25

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Arodys Vizcaino Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
3-1 1.60 33.2 37 1.19

Arodys Vizcaino MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4-2 2.89 56.0 58 1.30

Arodys Vizcaino Bio

  • Full Name: Arodys Vizcaino
  • Pronunciation: ah-ROW-dis vis-ky-EE-no
  • Born: 11/13/1990 in Yaguate, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: August 10, 2011
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 3 1 1.60 36 0 9 33.2 37 1.19
MLB Career Stats 4 2 2.89 58 0 9 56.0 58 1.30

Arodys Vizcaino Two-seam FB 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 Braves NL 305 Two-seam FB 98.21 97.08 2320.00 5.83 95.81
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.30 91.79 2128.00 6.05 89.60
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2015
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January 15, 2016 at 3:17 PM ET

Vizcaino, Braves avoid arbitration

Negotiations went through the final hour early Friday afternoon, but the Braves and right-handed reliever Arodys Vizcaino avoided going to a salary arbitration hearing when they agreed to a one-year, $897,500 contract.

October 8, 2015 at 5:59 AM ET

Vizcaino emerges as closer in 2015

Braves right-hander Arodys Vizcaino finished the 2015 regular season with a 3-1 record, a 1.60 ERA, a 1.19 WHIP, nine saves and 37 strikeouts across 33 2/3 innings.

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Arodys Vizcaino Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2011 Mississippi SOU

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/16/2011 Lynchburg CAR

SAL Pitcher of the Week

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05/24/2010 Rome SAL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Rome SAL

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Season SV Rank
2015 9 18th in NL

Arodys Vizcaino Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 6, 2015 Atlanta Braves recalled Arodys Vizcaino from Gwinnett Braves.
July 4, 2015 Gwinnett Braves activated RHP Arodys Vizcaino.
July 3, 2015 sent RHP Arodys Vizcaino on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
July 3, 2015 Atlanta Braves reassigned RHP Arodys Vizcaino to the minor leagues.
June 30, 2015 sent RHP Arodys Vizcaino on a rehab assignment to Rome Braves.
June 20, 2015 sent RHP Arodys Vizcaino on a rehab assignment to Mississippi Braves.
June 18, 2015 sent RHP Arodys Vizcaino on a rehab assignment to Rome Braves.
April 5, 2015 Atlanta Braves placed RHP Arodys Vizcaino on the restricted list.
April 2, 2015 Gwinnett Braves placed RHP Arodys Vizcaino on the restricted list.
March 30, 2015 Atlanta Braves optioned RHP Arodys Vizcaino to Gwinnett Braves.
November 16, 2014 Chicago Cubs traded RHP Arodys Vizcaino to Atlanta Braves for 2B Tommy La Stella.
September 2, 2014 Chicago Cubs recalled RHP Arodys Vizcaino from Iowa Cubs.
June 19, 2014 RHP Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
May 7, 2014 RHP Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
March 30, 2014 RHP Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Daytona Cubs from Iowa Cubs.
March 18, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Arodys Vizcaino to Iowa Cubs.
November 4, 2013 Arodys Vizcaino roster status changed by Chicago Cubs.
March 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs placed RHP Arodys Vizcaino on the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2012 Tommy John surgery.
November 2, 2012 Chicago Cubs activated RHP Arodys Vizcaino from the 60-day disabled list.
August 19, 2012 Chicago Cubs transferred RHP Arodys Vizcaino from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs traded LHP Paul Maholm and LF Reed Johnson to Atlanta Braves for RHP Arodys Vizcaino and RHP Jaye Chapman.
March 29, 2012 Arodys Vizcaino roster status changed by Atlanta Braves.
August 10, 2011 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of RHP Arodys Vizcaino from Gwinnett Braves.
July 26, 2011 Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Gwinnett Braves from Mississippi Braves.
May 29, 2011 Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Mississippi Braves from Lynchburg Hillcats.
April 3, 2011 Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Lynchburg Hillcats from Rome Braves.
February 2, 2011 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster RHP Arodys Vizcaino to spring training.
August 30, 2010 Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Rome Braves from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
June 30, 2010 Arodys Vizcaino roster status changed by Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
June 10, 2010 RHP Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Rome Braves.
December 22, 2009 Staten Island Yankees traded RHP Arodys Vizcaino to Rome Braves.
December 22, 2009 Atlanta Braves traded LHP Boone Logan and RHP Javier Vazquez to New York Yankees for cash, RHP Arodys Vizcaino, LF Melky Cabrera and LHP Mike Dunn.
September 21, 2009 Arodys Vizcaino roster status changed by Staten Island Yankees.
September 1, 2009 Staten Island Yankees placed RHP Arodys Vizcaino on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 27, 2009.
June 18, 2009 RHP Arodys Vizcaino assigned to Staten Island Yankees from GCL Yankees.
June 19, 2008 New York Yankees signed Arodys Vizcaino.

Arodys Vizcaino Bio Info

Acquired from Atlanta in a four-player deal, July 30, 2012, Arodys has spent the past two seasons recovering from Tommy John surgery performed during Spring Training of 2012... Made 17 relief appearances for the Braves in 2011, his first career big league action, going 1-1 with a 4.67 ERA (9 ER/17.1 IP)... Is 19-15 with a 2.91 ERA (87 ER/268.2 IP) in 65 career minor league appearances (50 starts) in four professional campaigns… has recorded 279 strikeouts and only 68 walks in 268.2 minor league innings, an average of 9.3 strikeouts and 2.3 walks per 9.0 innings... Baseball America named him the fourth-best Cubs prospect heading into 2013 ... named the 10th-best prospect in the organization following the season... Entered 2012 rated the second-best prospect in the Braves system and the 40th-best prospect in all of baseball by Baseball America... Entered the 2011 season rated the seventh-best prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America … the publication also ranked him the sixthbest prospect in the South Atlantic League with the best curveball in the Braves farm system... Was named a South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star and Single-A Rome's Pitcher of the Year in 2010... Following the 2009 season, rated the 34th-best prospect in all of baseball by ESPN.com... Named the 11th-best prospect in the Gulf Coast League following the 2008 season by Baseball America... Participated in the second-annual Cubs Rookie Development Program in January of 2014.

2014

Acquired by the Braves along with three international bonus pool slots (No. 2, No. 3, No. 4) from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for infielder Tommy La Stella on November 16, 2014. Returned to the majors for the first time since undergoing "Tommy John" surgery in March of 2012 afterbeing promoted to the Cubs on 9/2. Made his first appearance as a Cub on 9/6 vs. PIT, allowing one run in 1.0 inning. It was his first Major League outing since 9/27/11 vs. PHI while with Atlanta (a span of 1,075 days between MLB games). Combined to go 1-1 with two saves and a 3.51 ERA (16 ER/41.0 IP) in 40 relief appearances spanningthree minor league levels, while striking out 42 and walking 18. Pitched in five games for Chicago, and posted a 5.40 ERA (3 ER/5.0 IP). He walked three and struck out four, while he held opponents to a .263 average (5-for-19). Opened the season with Single-A Daytona, and pitched to a 1.00 ERA (1 ER/9.0 IP) in nine outings. Hewalked four and struck out 10, and held opponents to a .194 average. Joined Double-A Tennessee on 5/7 and went 1-1 with one save and a 2.63 ERA (4 ER/13.2 IP) in 14 outings. He struck out 16 compared to three walks and opponents batted .149. Promoted to Triple-A Iowa on 6/19 and recorded a 5.40 ERA (11 ER/18.1 IP) in 17 relief appearances.He ended his time with Iowa with a 12.0-inning scoreless streak spanning 10 games after surrendering 11 earned runs in his first 6.1 frames

2013

Arodys began the season rehabbing his arm following Tommy John surgery he underwent in Spring Training of 2012 ... had arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow in late May to clear out a calcium buildup that sidelined him for the remainder of the season - the procedure was performed by Dr. James Andrews ... on the 60-day disabled list from March 27-November 4.

2012 Arodys entered the 2012 season rated the second-best prospect in the Braves organization and the 40th-best prospect in all of baseball by Baseball America ... missed the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on March 20 by Dr. James Andrews ... acquired by Chicago in a four-player deal on July 30...Made just one Spring Training appearance for the Braves, March 3 vs. Detroit, tossing a scoreless inning before he was shut down. ...Placed on the 15-day disabled list by Atlanta, March 26 ... transferred to the 60-day D.L. by Chicago, August 19. 2011 Entered 2012 rated as the second-best prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America...Went a combined 5-5 with a 3.06 ERA between Lynchburg (A), Mississippi (AA) and Gwinnett (AAA) over 26 appearances (17 starts). He logged 100 strikeouts over 97.0 innings pitched...Made his Major League debut on 8/10 at FLA after having his contract purchased from Gwinnett earlier that day. He walked two and fanned Logan Morrison for his first career strikeout...Earned his first career Major League win on 8/16 vs. SF, offering 2.0 innings of scoreless relief in the 10th and 11th of the walk-off victory. He allowed one hit and walked one batter...Suffered his first blown save on 8/14 vs. CHI. He tossed 0.2 innings and allowed no hits, runs or walks and fanned three batters (with Blake DeWitt reaching base on a third-strike wild pitch). According to the Elias Sports Bureau, since 1900, only one other pitcher posted that exact line in a Major League game (Brandon League for the Mariners on 5/9/2010). 2010 Entered 2011 rated as the seventh-best prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America...Began the 2010 season with Rome (A) where he went 9-3 with a 2.34 ERA (18 ER/69.1 IP) in 12 starts before being promoted to Myrtle Beach (High-A)...His nine victories were fourth-most among Braves farmhands...Tossed 34.2 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run (5/18-6/12)...Was named Rome's Pitcher of the Month for May (5-1, 1.60 ERA)...Was named to the South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star team and garnered Pitcher of the Week honors for the week ending 5/24 (2-0, 14.2 IP, 8 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 14 K)...Started three games for Myrtle Beach before suffering an elbow injury which sidelined him for approximately two months - prior to the injury, he boasted a 77-to-12 K/BB ratio...Was honored by the Braves organization as Rome's Pitcher of the Year...Recognized by Baseball America as having the best curveball in the Braves farm system as well as the sixth-best prospect in the South Atlantic League following the season. 2009 Following the 2009 season, was rated by ESPN.com as the 34th-best overall prospect...Fanned seven batters in each of his first three outings (6/19-30)...Held right-handers to a .169 (14-for-83) average, while lefties hit .256 (20-for-78). 2008 Made his professional debut on 6/20 vs. GCL Indians (5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K)...Tied for a team high in starts (6)...As a starter: 1-2, 2.89 ERA and .155 (16-for-103) opponents batting average...As a reliever: 2-0, 5.06 ERA and .324 (22-for-68) opponents batting average...Was named the 11th-best prospect in the Gulf Coast League following the season by Baseball America.