IP 131
ERA 6.115
WHIP 1.588
BB/9 3.504
SO/9 7.901
  • Full name Nicholas Gordon Kingham
  • Born 11/08/1991 in Houston, TX
  • Profile Ht.: 6'5" / Wt.: 235 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Sierra Vista
  • Debut 04/29/2018
  • Drafted in the 4th round (117th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2010 (signed for $485,000).
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    Four Corners scouts compare Kingham to Kevin Walter in that he's a physical righthander who came into the season with less attention than Kevin Gausman, but may end up as the better pitcher. Kingham is 6-foot-5 and 210 pounds but has a solid, athletic frame, a smooth delivery and a clean arm action. He had to sit out his junior year after transferring to Sierra Vista from Calvary Chappel, but Kingham has improved every year, which scouts like to see. Kingham's fastball is in the 90-93 mph range with good life. His changeup is his second-best pitch and it's a solid-average offering. His curveball is below-average now and needs to be tightened up. He profiles as a middle-of-the-rotation pitcher, but scouts love his frame and think one day he'll be able to handle a 200-inning workload. As one of the last additions to Oregon's outstanding recruiting class, Kingham may be too good for pro scouts to pass up and could go as high as the second round.

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  • Rated Best Control in the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2014
  • Rated Best Changeup in the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2014

Career Transactions

  • Diablos Rojos del Mexico released RHP Nick Kingham.
  • Diablos Rojos del Mexico signed free agent RHP Nick Kingham.

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