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Justin Nicolino

LHP | White SoxCWS
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Justin Nicolino
Name: Justin Brian Nicolino
Born: Nov 22, 1991 in Orlando, Fla. USA
High School: University HS, Orlando
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
2019135.16.121.462.736.45
Career1,052.13.611.251.936.11
Drafted in the 2nd round (80th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2010 (signed for $615,000)
If teams considered him signable, lefthander Nicolino could factor into the first three rounds for some scouts. While it's hard to call Florida prep pitchers projectable because they throw year-round, Nicolino is just growing into his 6-foot-3 frame, having put on 15 pounds since last summer to get up to 175 pounds. Nicolino pitches off his fastball in the 88-91 mph range and has shown a curveball with average potential. His changeup is the better pitch now, and it's easy to see him as a three-pitch lefty with plus velocity down the line. It's also considered hard to buy Nicolino out of a Virginia commitment when scouts have to project on the velocity. A strong showing at the state all-star games in Sebring, though, could prod a team to pop Nicolino.
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