Jimmy Nelson

Age: 29
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 6" / 250
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RotoWire News: Nelson (shoulder) should have a "relatively normal" offseason after completing his rehab, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports. "His formal rehab is complete. He has returned to pitching," general manager David Stearns said. "That is a great thing to say." (10/9/2018)
Injury: Shoulder, 60-Day DL

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2010Brewers (R)20312026.211.144.390.68.35454.7 %61.6 %9.5 %3.713.983.84 
2011Brewers (A)8902625146.07.404.010.55.31966.5 %53.7 %6.8 %4.383.983.93 
2012Brewers (A+)440131381.18.522.770.33.27377.7 %60.5 %5.6 %2.213.093.10 
2012Brewers (AA)240101046.08.227.240.39.25668.8 %55.7 %5.0 %3.914.494.69 
2013Brewers (AA)540121269.09.391.960.65.30966.3 %52.7 %8.6 %2.742.812.70 
2013Brewers (AAA)560151583.19.835.400.22.32771.1 %61.8 %3.5 %3.673.644.09 
2013Brewers0004110.07.204.500.00.08385.7 %41.7 %0.0 %0.902.953.770.1
2014Brewers (AAA)10201716111.09.242.590.24.24181.5 %60.2 %4.2 %1.462.973.47 
2014Brewers290141269.17.402.470.78.34466.6 %48.4 %8.5 %4.933.783.920.9
2015Brewers111303030177.17.513.300.91.28570.4 %50.6 %11.8 %4.114.104.062.0
2016Brewers81603232179.17.034.321.25.29971.3 %49.4 %14.5 %4.625.124.910.6
2017Brewers12602929175.110.212.460.82.34074.4 %50.3 %12.6 %3.493.053.154.8
2018THE BAT650161695.08.993.591.10.31171.4 %  4.174.16  
2018ATC1102210.08.833.181.09.32272.8 %  4.064.02  
2018Depth Charts650161695.09.003.101.06.31672.7 %  3.983.92 1.8
2018Steamer660161694.08.883.141.12.30571.0 %49.1 % 4.224.023.951.7
2018ZiPS11802929170.79.123.061.00.31574.3 %  3.743.81 3.4
Total- - -33440109104611.18.133.280.96.30871.4 %49.7 %12.3 %4.124.044.038.6

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2010Brewers (R)203.711200031126.2127302111213003033
2011Brewers (A)894.38262510000146.0630146817196506131120
2012Brewers (A+)442.2113131000081.1330632420325055077
2012Brewers (AA)243.9110100000046.0209342520237034042
2013Brewers (AA)542.7412121000069.0289633421515094072
2013Brewers (AAA)563.6715151000083.1367743934250046291
2013Brewers000.90410000010.0372110500108
2014Brewers (AAA)1021.46171600000111.043170231833204101114
2014Brewers294.9314120000069.1311824238619084057
2015Brewers11134.11303000000177.175216389811865413111148
2016Brewers8164.62323200000179.180718610892258621780140
2017Brewers1263.49292910000175.1728171756816481961199
2018THE BAT654.171616  0  95.0409904844123817  95
2018ATC114.0622  00 10.0 10551401  10
2018Depth Charts653.981616  00 95.0 9145421133 6  95
2018Steamer664.2216160000 94.04059248441233 6  93
2018ZiPS1183.742929  0  170.7 1617671195811292173
Total- - -33444.1210910410000611.1263560431528065223747302552

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2010Brewers (R)11.144.392.540.6826.0 %10.2 %15.7 %.2631.61.35454.7 %  3.98
2011Brewers (A)7.404.011.850.5519.1 %10.3 %8.7 %.2611.45.31966.5 %  3.98
2012Brewers (A+)8.522.773.080.3323.3 %7.6 %15.7 %.2101.08.27377.7 %  3.09
2012Brewers (AA)8.227.241.140.3920.1 %17.7 %2.4 %.2011.54.25668.8 %  4.49
2013Brewers (AA)9.391.964.800.6524.9 %5.2 %19.7 %.2381.13.30966.3 %  2.81
2013Brewers (AAA)9.835.401.820.2224.8 %13.6 %11.2 %.2361.49.32771.1 %  3.64
2013Brewers7.204.501.600.0021.6 %13.5 %8.1 %.0630.70.08385.7 %23752.95
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Brewers (AAA)9.242.593.560.2426.5 %7.4 %19.0 %.1770.92.24181.5 %  2.97
2014Brewers7.402.473.000.7818.3 %6.1 %12.2 %.2891.46.34466.6 %131983.78
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Brewers7.513.302.280.9119.7 %8.6 %11.0 %.2421.29.28570.4 %1031034.10
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Brewers7.034.321.631.2517.4 %10.7 %6.7 %.2641.52.29971.3 %1091225.12
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Brewers10.212.464.150.8227.3 %6.6 %20.8 %.2551.25.34074.4 %79703.05
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018THE BAT8.993.592.501.10   .2511.34.31171.4 %  4.16
2018ATC8.833.182.781.09   .2611.35.32272.8 %  4.02
2018Depth Charts9.003.102.911.06   .2541.30.31672.7 %  3.92
2018Steamer8.883.142.831.1222.9 %8.1 %14.8 %.2501.32.30571.0 %  4.02
2018ZiPS9.123.062.981.00   .2511.28.31574.3 %  3.81
Total- - -8.133.282.480.9621.0 %8.5 %12.5 %.2551.35.30871.4 %100984.04

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2010Brewers (R)2.149.6 %61.6 %28.8 %19.0 %9.5 %  42.7 %24.4 %32.9 %     3.84
2011Brewers (A)1.7415.4 %53.7 %30.8 %16.7 %6.8 %  44.3 %24.7 %31.1 %     3.93
2012Brewers (A+)2.4114.4 %60.5 %25.1 %20.4 %5.6 %  42.2 %21.1 %36.8 %     3.10
2012Brewers (AA)1.7011.5 %55.7 %32.8 %27.5 %5.0 %  39.7 %24.6 %35.7 %     4.69
2013Brewers (AA)1.6916.1 %52.7 %31.2 %22.4 %8.6 %  43.8 %21.1 %35.1 %     2.70
2013Brewers (AAA)2.3512.0 %61.8 %26.3 %21.1 %3.5 %  41.7 %25.1 %33.2 %     4.09
2013Brewers1.6733.3 %41.7 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %37.5 %20.8 %41.7 %4.2 %70.8 %25.0 %4.241003.77
2014Brewers (AAA)2.2513.0 %60.2 %26.8 %29.2 %4.2 %  44.6 %21.9 %33.5 %     3.47
2014Brewers1.5219.7 %48.4 %31.8 %9.9 %8.5 %3.7 %50.0 %32.2 %39.6 %28.2 %20.3 %47.6 %32.2 %3.761063.92
2015Brewers1.7220.0 %50.6 %29.4 %10.5 %11.8 %7.6 %33.3 %37.8 %38.8 %23.4 %19.2 %51.9 %28.9 %4.091044.06
2016Brewers1.5819.3 %49.4 %31.3 %12.2 %14.5 %6.6 %46.7 %36.3 %34.0 %29.6 %21.3 %46.1 %32.6 %4.921194.91
2017Brewers1.8422.4 %50.3 %27.3 %7.9 %12.6 %7.3 %14.3 %35.8 %36.4 %27.8 %22.2 %46.0 %31.8 %3.42733.15
Total- - -1.6720.6 %49.7 %29.7 %10.2 %12.3 %6.7 %37.5 %36.1 %36.6 %27.3 %20.6 %48.3 %31.2 %4.101004.03

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2010Brewers (R)452174    62183245
2011Brewers (A)2301326622    3058141119
2012Brewers (A+)130543111    125458583
2012Brewers (AA)68401411    363439802
2013Brewers (AA)98583013    3746651039
2013Brewers (AAA)134572612    5898501439
2013Brewers1068000046084144
2014Brewers (AAA)162723521    57610561632
2014Brewers10871447442223957141109
2015Brewers2631531041620628599317982791
2016Brewers271172106211815783111818662984
2017Brewers2341271041017719591018422752
Total- - -88652936654593212289347663049780

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Brewers0.13-0.240.373.330.370.69 0.340.4540.36-0.1700
2014Brewers-1.68-6.584.91-8.81-0.960.99 0.910.9613-0.99-0.7001
2015Brewers-0.52-13.4812.96-2.41-0.310.96 0.871.0330-0.29-0.2500
2016Brewers-2.02-15.3913.38-18.62-1.931.000.390.861.1632-2.030.0200
2017Brewers2.03-12.2714.3016.881.661.030.970.861.38281.570.4000
Total- - --2.06-47.9645.91-9.63-1.170.990.970.851.13107-1.39-0.6801

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Brewers77.8% (93.7)20.1% (83.3)  2.1% (87.0)   
2014Brewers72.7% (93.6)25.1% (86.7)  2.3% (84.7)  0.1%
2015Brewers60.4% (93.5)17.3% (87.3) 21.1% (82.9)1.2% (85.5)  0.3%
2016Brewers71.0% (93.1)15.5% (87.1) 12.4% (83.0)1.1% (86.3)  0.3%
2017Brewers61.3% (93.9)16.1% (88.4) 20.1% (84.5)2.6% (87.4)  0.1%
Total- - -65.5% (93.5)17.3% (87.4) 15.4% (83.5)1.7% (86.4)  0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Brewers74.3 %4.2 %    11.8 %8.3 %  1.4 %   
2014Brewers23.0 %0.2 %   49.6 %24.9 %0.1 %  2.2 %   
2015Brewers24.3 %    36.4 %19.8 %0.9 %17.5 % 1.2 %   
2016Brewers22.6 %    48.4 %17.5 % 10.7 % 0.8 %   
2017Brewers30.3 %    31.3 %17.1 % 19.0 % 2.5 %   
Total- - -26.0 %0.1 %   39.7 %18.8 %0.4 %13.5 % 1.5 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Brewers93.792.3    83.483.0  87.1  
2014Brewers93.590.6   93.586.681.5  84.7  
2015Brewers93.3    93.586.981.282.6 85.2  
2016Brewers92.9    93.186.9 82.6 85.7  
2017Brewers94.1    93.788.4 84.3 86.7  
Total- - -93.591.8   93.487.281.883.2 85.9  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2013Brewers34.0 %  43.8 %2.1 %20.1 %     
2014Brewers15.3 %  57.4 %2.3 %25.1 %     
2015Brewers25.1 %  35.2 %1.3 %17.3 %21.1 %    
2016Brewers24.4 %  46.4 %1.2 %15.2 %12.7 %    
2017Brewers26.1 %  35.1 %2.4 %16.2 %20.1 %   0.0 %
Total- - -24.2 %  41.2 %1.7 %17.3 %15.6 %   0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2013Brewers94.3  95.088.284.1    
2014Brewers94.5  94.385.487.3    
2015Brewers94.3  94.386.287.983.6   
2016Brewers94.0  94.187.188.084.0   
2017Brewers94.6  94.388.188.984.8   
Total- - -94.3  94.287.188.084.2   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Brewers3.10.9  0.2  2.793.22  5.73  
2014Brewers-7.0-2.3  -0.8  -0.87-0.83  -3.03  
2015Brewers-8.39.0 -0.70.0  -0.491.88 -0.120.14  
2016Brewers-23.47.7 -2.1-2.4  -1.111.66 -0.58-7.19  
2017Brewers8.41.2 9.2-1.4  0.500.27 1.67-2.00  
Total- - --27.216.5 6.4-4.4  -0.420.98 0.42-2.61  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Brewers3.6-0.3    0.70.4  0.2  
2014Brewers-3.7-0.1   -2.7-2.0-0.1  -0.7  
2015Brewers-1.2    -5.210.21.3-2.0 -0.1  
2016Brewers-2.4    -17.46.0 -1.7 -2.0  
2017Brewers-2.7    13.42.7 9.2 -1.2  
Total- - --6.4-0.4   -11.917.61.65.5 -3.9  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Brewers3.38-5.22    3.963.05  9.99  
2014Brewers-1.44-4.45   -0.49-0.74-5.36  -3.03  
2015Brewers-0.18    -0.521.855.30-0.42 -0.45  
2016Brewers-0.36    -1.211.16 -0.53 -7.92  
2017Brewers-0.35    1.670.62 1.89 -1.97  
Total- - --0.26-5.03   -0.310.984.280.43 -2.66  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2013Brewers2.1  1.30.21.0    
2014Brewers-1.8  -4.5-0.8-2.1    
2015Brewers-2.1  -4.90.09.6-0.6   
2016Brewers-1.7  -18.8-1.97.4-2.6   
2017Brewers-6.4  15.7-0.6-0.29.9   
Total- - --9.9  -11.2-3.215.76.7   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2013Brewers4.23  2.005.733.58    
2014Brewers-1.06  -0.71-3.03-0.76    
2015Brewers-0.30  -0.50-0.112.00-0.11   
2016Brewers-0.24  -1.36-5.401.64-0.68   
2017Brewers-0.89  1.63-0.88-0.041.79   
Total- - --0.42  -0.28-1.910.930.44   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Brewers31.1 %57.4 %41.0 %67.9 %80.7 %74.6 %37.5 %48.7 %10.4 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Brewers29.8 %67.1 %47.0 %66.9 %87.5 %80.4 %46.1 %62.7 %9.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Brewers32.2 %64.2 %46.6 %64.2 %87.3 %78.6 %45.1 %60.8 %10.0 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.8 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Brewers26.1 %64.2 %44.5 %71.1 %88.5 %83.3 %48.4 %58.1 %7.4 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Brewers31.8 %65.9 %48.2 %59.2 %85.4 %76.4 %48.2 %61.1 %11.4 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
Total- - -30.0 %64.9 %46.4 %64.9 %87.1 %79.5 %47.0 %60.1 %9.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Brewers28.2 %56.1 %41.0 %63.6 %81.1 %74.6 %45.8 %21.6
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Brewers28.7 %64.7 %47.0 %65.4 %86.9 %80.4 %50.9 %23.2
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Brewers30.7 %63.9 %46.7 %60.1 %88.1 %78.6 %48.2 %23.4
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Brewers25.4 %62.3 %44.6 %69.3 %88.1 %83.0 %52.0 %24.8
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Brewers32.9 %61.8 %48.4 %57.0 %85.2 %76.4 %53.7 %25.2
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
Total- - -29.4 %62.8 %46.5 %62.3 %87.1 %79.4 %51.1 %24.3

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Brewers28.2 %56.1 %41.0 %63.6 %81.1 %74.6 %45.8 %21.8
2014Brewers28.8 %64.4 %47.0 %67.3 %86.0 %80.4 %51.2 %24.1
2015Brewers31.2 %63.4 %46.7 %60.9 %88.0 %78.6 %48.1 %24.5
2016Brewers26.2 %62.1 %44.5 %70.3 %88.3 %83.1 %50.9 %25.4
2017Brewers32.9 %61.4 %48.3 %59.7 %84.2 %76.5 %53.9 %25.6
Total- - -29.8 %62.5 %46.4 %63.8 %86.7 %79.5 %50.9 %25.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010Brewers (R)P12026.2221  0          
2011Brewers (A)P2625146.07221  4          
2012Brewers (A+)P131381.12171  1          
2012Brewers (AA)P101046.0071  0          
2013Brewers (AA)P121269.0753  0          
2013Brewers (AAA)P151583.18112  2          
2013BrewersP4110.0010000000 2   1.000 
2014Brewers (AAA)P1716111.06160  0          
2014BrewersP141269.1261011001 7   .889 
2015BrewersP3030177.18211013300 24   .967 
2016BrewersP3232179.18265051100 30   .872 
2017BrewersP2929175.111152020000 18   .929 
Total- - -P109104611.129699095401 81   .916 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013BrewersP10.00 0  000           
2014BrewersP69.10 -1  0-2-4           
2015BrewersP177.10 -3  -1-4-8           
2016BrewersP179.1-2 -2  0-3-6           
2017BrewersP175.10 -1  0-2-3           
Total- - -P611.1-1 -7  -1-11-21           

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013BrewersP10.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014BrewersP69.10.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
2015BrewersP177.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (2)66.7%      (3)100.0%    (16)
2016BrewersP179.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)33.3%     (3)50.0%      (2)86.4%    (22)
2017BrewersP175.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (12)
Total- - -P611.10.0%      (5)0.0%      (3)33.3%      (3)16.7%     (6)57.1%      (7)94.4%    (54)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Brewers0.40.4-0.20.21.20.1$1.0 
2014Brewers-0.3-0.9-0.4-1.28.40.9$7.1 
2015Brewers1.50.6-1.1-0.519.12.0$16.3 
2016Brewers0.40.0-0.2-0.26.20.6$4.9 
2017Brewers3.8-1.50.5-1.045.44.8$38.7 
Total- - -5.8-1.4-1.3-2.780.38.6$68.0 

  • $3.7m / 1 Years (2018) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers on 1/13/2018 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2018: $3.7M
    • Agent / Agency: CAA
    • Submitted by Craig Edwards
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2017) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers (League Minimum - Pre Arb)
    • 2017: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Craig Edwards
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers on 3/3/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 14, Overall: 64
    • Team: Milwaukee Brewers
    • School: Alabama
  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 39, Pick: 15, Overall: 1178
    • Team: Cincinnati Reds
    • School: Niceville (FL) HS