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Nick Blackburn
Birthdate: 2/24/1982 (35 y, 5 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/240     Position: P
Drafted: 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 29, Pick: 1, Overall: 857, Team: Minnesota Twins
Contract: Add New Contract
RotoWire News: Blackburn has decided to retire, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. (7/19/2014)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  (Click Year to Expand / Close)




SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2007Cutter (FC)8127291090012060000.37083.692.088.5
2007Sinker (SI)511616750110010002.43888.493.890.9
2007Fourseam (FA)3055110000010000.20089.896.693.5
2007Curveball (CU)1611000000000000.00071.878.375.9
2007Changeup (CH)733110000000000.33378.184.081.5
2008Sinker (SI)893249271695411131501640320.27787.896.491.5
2008Cutter (FC)7672212346644121980432215.29982.892.787.8
2008Fourseam (FA)504108118312141570120214.28787.897.493.1
2008Curveball (CU)3588385211811110111003.25373.280.877.2
2008Changeup (CH)266858729188032090000.34178.386.282.3
2009Sinker (SI)167545649914495331153203425413.31687.395.991.2
2009Cutter (FC)659181187432961750331005.23883.091.987.0
2009Curveball (CU)3417476231850020130000.31173.283.878.4
2009Changeup (CH)238737416130121090001.21976.886.082.5
2009Fourseam (FA)16436361283010070000.33388.796.692.3
2010Sinker (SI)134538342010673174123103831219.27787.095.591.4
2010Changeup (CH)3259197301860650110100.33080.487.583.7
2010Curveball (CU)242484818105030050000.37576.083.879.8
2010Cutter (FC)230626519105132080103.30681.492.788.8
2010Fourseam (FA)12628301072011001000.35788.694.991.6
2011Sinker (SI)130433838410172152123504042512.29986.395.390.3
2011Cutter (FC)35796104322540370150103.33383.492.787.9
2011Changeup (CH)341919726175134090111.28678.387.983.7
2011Curveball (CU)315575922153310060110.38672.781.277.3
2011Fourseam (FA)781617211001060001.12586.893.990.7
2012Sinker (SI)840220243815315013180190417.36884.395.090.9
2012Changeup (CH)219666820125121080101.30379.086.582.8
2012Curveball (CU)213525716112033060111.30874.283.678.1
2012Fourseam (FA)1382831924122051000.32188.694.492.0
2012Cutter (FC)13237381164011020000.29785.592.788.6
2012Slider (SL)721616530020020001.31378.388.983.1
TotalSinker (SI)61081662183350835291956131014813121573.30684.396.491.1
TotalCutter (FC)22266246571811233132425010734116.29081.492.787.8
TotalCurveball (CU)148531532610072164860411224.31771.883.878.0
TotalChangeup (CH)13964094261227924316130460313.29876.887.983.1
TotalFourseam (FA)104022123765401429110312215.29486.897.492.5
TotalSlider (SL)721616530020020001.31378.388.983.1

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Cutter (FC)816.9 %20.7 %0.33.370.414.481.895.111.4505.21.6.396156
2007Sinker (SI)510.0 %6.3 %0.00.438.438.7501.188.313.4294.32.3.503227
2007Fourseam (FA)300.0 %20.0 %0.00.200.200.200.400.000.2500.0-0.6.17916
2007Curveball (CU)160.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-0.2-0.3.000-100
2007Changeup (CH)70.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.333.333.667.000.3330.3-0.1.29993
2008Sinker (SI)8935.5 %5.9 %0.94.277.328.365.694.088.28728.9-3.8.31199
2008Cutter (FC)7673.4 %18.4 %0.19.299.326.484.810.186.33332.34.1.350127
2008Fourseam (FA)5045.9 %10.2 %0.58.287.325.481.806.194.28016.01.8.346123
2008Curveball (CU)3581.2 %12.9 %0.09.253.271.325.596.072.2825.7-4.5.26471
2008Changeup (CH)2662.3 %10.3 %0.22.341.356.541.897.200.35614.74.2.387152
2009Sinker (SI)16756.4 %6.8 %0.94.316.360.491.851.175.31376.316.5.369135
2009Cutter (FC)6592.7 %17.6 %0.15.238.262.398.660.160.25515.8-6.6.28684
2009Curveball (CU)3412.6 %17.1 %0.15.311.329.378.707.068.3778.1-1.0.313101
2009Changeup (CH)2381.4 %12.2 %0.11.219.230.329.558.110.2263.6-5.2.24356
2009Fourseam (FA)1640.0 %19.4 %0.00.333.333.500.833.167.3935.20.9.360131
2010Sinker (SI)13457.4 %9.0 %0.82.277.335.436.771.159.28154.76.4.340123
2010Changeup (CH)3255.2 %11.3 %0.45.330.361.593.954.264.32018.06.8.409170
2010Curveball (CU)2420.0 %10.4 %0.00.375.375.6671.042.292.37510.44.9.448197
2010Cutter (FC)2303.1 %12.3 %0.25.306.323.565.888.258.30810.42.9.377150
2010Fourseam (FA)1263.3 %0.0 %1.00.357.400.536.936.179.3335.62.1.410170
2011Sinker (SI)13049.1 %10.4 %0.88.299.369.462.831.163.30958.215.1.366138
2011Cutter (FC)3576.7 %14.4 %0.47.333.375.469.844.135.36716.14.4.370144
2011Changeup (CH)3414.1 %9.3 %0.44.286.313.462.774.176.28812.31.4.335119
2011Curveball (CU)3150.0 %10.2 %0.00.386.379.596.976.211.41211.34.6.415170
2011Fourseam (FA)785.9 %35.3 %0.17.125.176.188.364.063.200-0.1-2.0.16811
2012Sinker (SI)8407.4 %7.8 %0.95.368.409.6141.023.245.35450.823.1.433188
2012Changeup (CH)2191.5 %11.8 %0.13.303.309.500.809.197.3169.31.5.342129
2012Curveball (CU)2135.3 %10.5 %0.50.308.339.519.859.212.2958.82.3.366140
2012Fourseam (FA)1386.5 %16.1 %0.40.321.387.7501.137.429.3337.43.9.471216
2012Cutter (FC)1322.6 %5.3 %0.50.297.316.486.802.189.2945.20.9.344130
2012Slider (SL)720.0 %12.5 %0.00.313.313.6881.000.375.2503.21.4.423184
TotalSinker (SI)61087.1 %8.1 %0.89.306.359.472.831.167.307273.560.0.363136
TotalCutter (FC)22263.8 %16.3 %0.23.290.319.465.783.175.31685.27.6.339121
TotalCurveball (CU)14851.8 %12.6 %0.15.317.330.470.800.152.34344.46.3.347126
TotalChangeup (CH)13963.1 %10.8 %0.28.298.318.489.807.191.30358.38.8.347128
TotalFourseam (FA)10404.6 %13.1 %0.35.294.331.498.828.204.30634.26.1.357132
TotalSlider (SL)720.0 %12.5 %0.00.313.313.6881.000.375.2503.21.4.423184

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2007Cutter (FC)8110.0 %35.0 %55.0 %9.1 %9.1 %5724812.46.36.9
2007Sinker (SI)5120.0 %60.0 %20.0 %33.3 %33.3 %341751-8.17.311.1
2007Fourseam (FA)3025.0 %0.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %21930-3.510.811.5
2007Curveball (CU)16100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %610166.0-4.67.7
2007Changeup (CH)733.3 %0.0 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %527-4.47.49.0
2008Sinker (SI)89321.9 %57.0 %21.1 %16.7 %6.3 %572321893-8.46.510.8
2008Cutter (FC)76713.1 %42.0 %44.9 %17.7 %11.4 %5532147671.95.46.3
2008Fourseam (FA)50422.7 %30.9 %46.4 %17.8 %11.1 %342162504-4.410.311.4
2008Curveball (CU)35815.5 %42.3 %42.3 %20.0 %3.3 %2281303584.8-3.36.2
2008Changeup (CH)26617.6 %39.2 %43.2 %21.9 %9.4 %19373266-5.86.79.2
2009Sinker (SI)167519.9 %51.3 %28.8 %13.1 %12.3 %10835921675-8.77.011.3
2009Cutter (FC)65912.2 %40.1 %47.6 %24.3 %10.0 %4342256591.15.55.9
2009Curveball (CU)34130.0 %38.3 %31.7 %10.5 %0.0 %2301113412.9-3.14.6
2009Changeup (CH)23817.2 %48.4 %34.4 %31.8 %9.1 %15187238-8.36.410.9
2009Fourseam (FA)1647.1 %25.0 %67.9 %26.3 %5.3 %11054164-5.311.012.3
2010Sinker (SI)134514.5 %56.5 %29.0 %14.0 %12.0 %9034421345-7.95.09.5
2010Changeup (CH)32522.2 %38.3 %39.5 %21.9 %18.8 %213112325-7.74.89.3
2010Curveball (CU)24225.6 %46.5 %27.9 %33.3 %25.0 %147952423.4-4.15.6
2010Cutter (FC)2309.1 %45.5 %45.5 %24.0 %12.0 %142882300.15.76.0
2010Fourseam (FA)12614.8 %40.7 %44.4 %25.0 %8.3 %7452126-5.18.610.1
2011Sinker (SI)130418.2 %56.4 %25.4 %12.2 %16.2 %8204841304-7.15.79.4
2011Cutter (FC)35716.0 %55.6 %28.4 %17.4 %13.0 %2281293572.15.66.5
2011Changeup (CH)34121.3 %46.3 %32.5 %23.1 %11.5 %218123341-6.35.28.5
2011Curveball (CU)31521.6 %45.1 %33.3 %17.6 %5.9 %2081073154.4-4.46.4
2011Fourseam (FA)7810.0 %40.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %492978-3.610.110.8
2012Sinker (SI)84015.3 %51.0 %33.7 %16.2 %19.1 %545295840-7.65.09.2
2012Changeup (CH)21925.4 %30.5 %44.1 %19.2 %7.7 %15069219-5.95.78.4
2012Curveball (CU)2138.7 %52.2 %39.1 %16.7 %16.7 %136772133.4-5.36.4
2012Fourseam (FA)1384.5 %22.7 %72.7 %12.5 %12.5 %9444138-4.58.810.0
2012Cutter (FC)13222.9 %40.0 %37.1 %15.4 %7.7 %75571320.35.25.5
2012Slider (SL)727.1 %50.0 %42.9 %16.7 %33.3 %4032722.2-0.33.2
TotalSinker (SI)610818.0 %54.4 %27.6 %14.2 %13.5 %395721516108-8.05.910.1
TotalCutter (FC)222613.4 %43.6 %43.0 %19.9 %10.9 %148973722261.55.56.1
TotalCurveball (CU)148520.6 %44.1 %35.3 %18.8 %8.3 %95553014853.8-3.95.8
TotalChangeup (CH)139620.8 %40.4 %38.8 %22.9 %11.4 %9304661396-6.85.79.2
TotalFourseam (FA)104016.5 %30.3 %53.2 %18.0 %9.0 %6903501040-4.510.011.2
TotalSlider (SL)727.1 %50.0 %42.9 %16.7 %33.3 %4032722.2-0.33.2

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2007Cutter (FC)8120.7 %63.5 %48.2 %100.0 %84.9 %87.2 %64.2 %6.2 %-2.1-2.7
2007Sinker (SI)5130.4 %67.9 %51.0 %71.4 %94.7 %88.5 %54.9 %5.9 %-1.4-2.8
2007Fourseam (FA)3010.0 %40.0 %30.0 %0.0 %75.0 %66.7 %66.7 %10.0 %0.93.0
2007Curveball (CU)160.0 %20.0 %6.3 % 100.0 %100.0 %31.3 %0.0 %0.00.0
2007Changeup (CH)733.3 %100.0 %71.4 %0.0 %75.0 %60.0 %57.1 %28.6 %0.11.8
2008Sinker (SI)89329.0 %70.1 %49.7 %82.8 %97.2 %93.0 %50.5 %3.5 %11.31.3
2008Cutter (FC)76733.7 %67.9 %54.1 %67.3 %88.1 %82.9 %59.7 %9.3 %-5.9-0.8
2008Fourseam (FA)50425.1 %63.5 %47.4 %75.5 %93.6 %89.5 %58.1 %5.0 %2.80.6
2008Curveball (CU)35828.5 %45.7 %37.4 %65.3 %95.3 %84.3 %52.0 %5.9 %1.10.3
2008Changeup (CH)26629.6 %75.6 %58.7 %65.5 %83.5 %80.1 %63.2 %11.7 %-6.2-2.3
2009Sinker (SI)167524.5 %62.8 %44.8 %84.4 %97.0 %93.7 %53.1 %2.8 %-10.5-0.6
2009Cutter (FC)65930.7 %68.5 %49.9 %67.7 %85.2 %79.9 %51.0 %10.0 %2.50.4
2009Curveball (CU)34126.2 %41.5 %35.2 %62.2 %91.6 %82.5 %58.7 %6.2 %-1.2-0.4
2009Changeup (CH)23835.2 %70.8 %52.1 %68.2 %90.0 %82.3 %47.5 %9.2 %3.11.3
2009Fourseam (FA)16436.8 %66.2 %50.6 %87.5 %90.2 %89.2 %47.0 %5.5 %-2.1-1.3
2010Sinker (SI)134524.3 %61.8 %45.1 %81.5 %97.4 %93.6 %55.3 %2.9 %4.80.4
2010Changeup (CH)32527.5 %72.1 %51.1 %69.1 %88.7 %83.7 %52.9 %8.3 %-8.1-2.5
2010Curveball (CU)24222.4 %45.2 %34.3 %61.5 %96.5 %85.5 %52.1 %5.0 %-6.3-2.6
2010Cutter (FC)23023.9 %70.1 %47.4 %88.9 %91.5 %90.8 %50.9 %4.4 %-4.6-2.0
2010Fourseam (FA)12618.6 %71.6 %46.8 %100.0 %93.8 %94.9 %53.2 %2.4 %-3.5-2.8
2011Sinker (SI)130423.0 %63.2 %42.6 %83.1 %97.0 %93.2 %48.7 %2.9 %-13.9-1.1
2011Cutter (FC)35736.6 %70.0 %51.5 %75.0 %95.5 %87.5 %44.8 %6.4 %-5.5-1.5
2011Changeup (CH)34133.5 %74.7 %51.6 %71.9 %84.8 %80.1 %44.0 %10.3 %-5.5-1.6
2011Curveball (CU)31532.9 %38.6 %35.9 %69.4 %87.5 %79.7 %52.7 %7.3 %-5.5-1.8
2011Fourseam (FA)7829.0 %40.0 %34.6 %90.9 %93.8 %92.6 %51.3 %2.6 %2.22.8
2012Sinker (SI)84030.9 %56.3 %43.6 %87.7 %95.8 %92.9 %49.9 %3.1 %-20.5-2.4
2012Changeup (CH)21927.1 %72.4 %54.8 %60.9 %81.4 %77.5 %61.2 %12.3 %-2.1-1.0
2012Curveball (CU)21326.0 %46.0 %36.6 %69.2 %94.2 %85.9 %53.1 %5.2 %-4.2-2.0
2012Fourseam (FA)13825.5 %55.4 %43.5 %92.9 %93.5 %93.3 %60.1 %2.9 %-3.7-2.7
2012Cutter (FC)13226.7 %82.5 %50.8 %75.0 %91.5 %86.6 %43.2 %6.8 %-2.3-1.7
2012Slider (SL)7211.8 %71.1 %43.1 %25.0 %85.2 %77.4 %52.8 %9.7 %-1.3-1.8
TotalSinker (SI)610825.7 %62.9 %45.0 %83.8 %96.9 %93.3 %51.9 %3.0 %-30.2-0.5
TotalCutter (FC)222631.4 %69.1 %51.4 %72.0 %88.7 %83.9 %53.0 %8.3 %-18.0-0.8
TotalCurveball (CU)148527.1 %43.0 %35.6 %65.8 %93.0 %83.4 %53.6 %5.9 %-16.3-1.1
TotalChangeup (CH)139631.0 %73.4 %53.5 %68.0 %85.5 %80.7 %53.1 %10.3 %-18.7-1.3
TotalFourseam (FA)104026.5 %61.2 %45.9 %83.6 %92.7 %90.4 %55.8 %4.4 %-3.4-0.3
TotalSlider (SL)7211.8 %71.1 %43.1 %25.0 %85.2 %77.4 %52.8 %9.7 %-1.3-1.8