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Marlins | Steve Lombardozzi optioned

Sun, 14 May 2017 07:15:19 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Miami Marlins optioned 2B Steve Lombardozzi to Class AAA New Orleans Sunday, May 14, in order to clear a spot on the 25-man roster for LHP Justin Nicolino.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino to start Sunday

Sun, 14 May 2017 05:53:54 -0700

Miami Marlins LHP Justin Nicolino will be recalled from Class AAA New Orleans to start against the Atlanta Braves Sunday, May 14.

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Marlins | Four Marlins optioned

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:24:10 -0700

Miami Marlins RHP Brian Ellington, LHP Justin Nicolino, C Tomas Telis and LHP Hunter Cervenka were optioned to Class AAA New Orleans Tuesday, March 28.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino also brought up

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:02:18 -0700

Miami Marlins P Justin Nicolino was promoted Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino recalled

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:13:14 -0700

The Miami Marlins have recalled SP Justin Nicolino from Class AAA New Orleans. He will start against the San Diego Padres Sunday, Aug. 28, in place of SP Andrew Cashner (finger), who has a blister on one of the fingers on his right hand.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino optioned

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:17:08 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino was optioned to Class AAA New Orleans Friday, July 8. C Tomas Telis was recalled from New Orleans in a corresponding move, and P Eric Jokisch was outrighted.

Fantasy Tip: Nicolino could very well find himself back in Miami's starting rotation following the All-Star break. However, the lefty isn't all that attractive outside of NL-only leagues after sporting a 5.57 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and just 4.2 K's per nine in 12 starts this year.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino suffers loss Wednesday

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:02:49 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino (2-4) allowed five runs on 10 hits over 4 2/3 innings in a loss to the San Diego Padres Wednesday, June 15, with no walks and three strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Nicolino has allowed 10 runs over his last two outings and has pitched fewer than six innings in each of his last seven starts, so he should not be viewed as a recommended fantasy option. His next scheduled start will come versus the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, June 21, but his inconsistency and low strikeout totals mean he should be avoided.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino records career high in K's

Wed, 25 May 2016 21:36:43 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino picked up a no-decision in his start Wednesday, May 25, against the Tampa Bay Rays. He went 5 2/3 innings, yielding three runs on eight hits and one walk. He also struck out a career-high six batters.

Fantasy Tip: While six strikeouts may not seem like a lot, it's still a positive step for the 24-year-old, who has had issues racking up strikeouts since first coming up last season. Nicolino has put together some acceptable work through his first six starts of the campaign, but his ceiling is low, which is why he's better suited for NL-only leagues at the moment.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino defeated by Washington

Fri, 20 May 2016 19:30:22 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino (2-2) allowed four runs on six hits over 5 1/3 innings in a loss to the Washington Nationals Friday, May 20, with no walks and two strikeouts.

Fantasy Tip: Nicolino fell to 0-3 in three lifetime starts versus the Nats and the Fish are winless in his last three outings. Nicolino's next scheduled start will come against the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday, May 25, but he should be viewed as a somewhat risky play based on his recent performance.

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Marlins | Justin Nicolino dazzles in '16 debut

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:37:21 -0700

Miami Marlins SP Justin Nicolino was tremendous in his season debut Wednesday, April 27, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He logged 7 1/3 shutout innings, surrendering only two hits, two walks and striking out two.

Fantasy Tip: Nicolino's season debut could not have gone any better, as he stifled a tough Dodgers club on the road throughout the entire evening. As always, though, he didn't post many strikeouts, punching out only two batters, but if you can look past that, there might be some value here in deeper leagues. He certainly has the ability to stick in the major league rotation after displaying some potential as a rookie last year.

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