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Jimmy Nelson

Jimmy Nelson

Age: 30College: AlabamaBats: RThrows: R

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #275
Best / Worst #203 / #214
ADP #418




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Jimmy Nelson signing with Dodgers

Jorge Castillo of the L.A. Times reports the Dodgers have come to terms with right-hander Jimmy Nelson.

Fantasy Impact

The contract guarantees about $1 million but can max out at around $13 million over two years. Nelson didn't pitch at all in 2018 and appeared in just 10 games last season. The Dodgers will reportedly give him a chance to win a rotation spot in spring training. If that doesn't work out he could also have a spot in the bullpen.

Jimmy Nelson (elbow) heads to 10-day IL

The Brewers placed Jimmy Nelson on the 10-day injured list with a right elbow effusion.

Fantasy Impact

Nelson, who was recently moved to Milwaukee's bullpen, is basically dealing with fluid in his elbow. It's unclear how long he might be out for. Nelson has an 8.36 ERA in 14 major league innings this season.

Jimmy Nelson moving to the bullepn

Brewers manager Craig Counsell says Jimmy Nelson is moving into the bullpen.

Fantasy Impact

Nelson was a popular name to monitor throughout his rehab but still has some things to work on. The right-hander has allowed 13 earned runs in 12 innings since coming back to the majors. With the Brewers in contention they don't have time for Nelson to figure things out in the rotation. He can be dropped in most all leagues.

Jimmy Nelson allows five runs in loss Thursday

Jimmy Nelson allowed five runs on seven hits over five innings in the Brewers' 7-1 loss to the Reds on Thursday. He walked four and struck out five while falling to 0-2.

Fantasy Impact

Nelson continues to get hammered, and now has a 9.75 ERA on the year. He is unusable in fantasy right now. His next start comes Wednesday vs. Seattle.

Elliott Baas32 weeks ago
Jimmy Nelson allows four runs in no-decision Saturday

Jimmy Nelson allowed four runs on five hits over four innings in the Brewers' 8-7 loss to the Giants on Saturday. He walked three and struck out six in the no-decision.

Fantasy Impact

This start was a little better than his first outing, but it's clear that Nelson has a lot of kinks to work out before he's ready to be a stable producer. Owners in deep leagues could keep Nelson on their bench as a stash, but no one should be starting him right now. His next outing comes Thursday vs. Cincinnati.

Elliott Baas32 weeks ago
Jimmy Nelson


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