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Aaron Nola

Aaron Nola

SP - PHI

Age: 27College: LSUBats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #8
Best / Worst #6 / #14
ADP #22

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Nola bounced back from his disappointing 2019 campaign, and looked much closer to the 2018 breakout version of himself last year. His set a career mark in strikeout rate (33.2%, which ranked in the top nine percent in the league) and swinging strike rate (13.4%), and brought his walk rate down to just eight percent. Nola also got batters to swing at pitches outside the strike zone at a rate of 38.1%, far better than he had ever done in his career, and they made contact less than ever, at a rate of only 59.1%. The reason for the change was Nola relying far less on his fastball and more on his changeup, which kept hitters off balance and made both pitches more effective. Nola doesn't throw particularly hard, so his success relies much more on command and finding the right pitch mix, both of which he excelled at in 2020. If he can keep that going in 2021, and it's a good bet he will, he should be considered a fantasy ace.

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Aaron Nola loses final start of the season

Phillies starter Aaron Nola allowed three earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out six over 3 2/3 innings in Sunday's loss to the Rays.

Fantasy Impact

Nola had a strong season in Philadelphia but faltered down the stretch, losing his final two starts while watching his ERA rise from 2.40 to 3.28 over his final three starts.

Mike Maher21 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#25#16#5221
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Dynasty #34#16#464
Projections
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
3131128000190.91657825662203.671.21
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018PHI33331760212.1149575617586.9822426.962.370.97
2019PHI34341270202.1176918727809.3922926.883.871.27
2020PHI121255071.15431269237.969633.223.281.08
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Sun, Sep 27@ TB-L4.26330367.362.45
Tue, Sep 22@ WSH-L6.06530264.501.33
Thu, Sep 17vs. NYM--5.15551578.441.88
Fri, Sep 11@ MIA-W7.030000100.000.43
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1stvs ATL3:05pm
Sat, Apr 3rdvs ATL4:05pm
Sun, Apr 4thvs ATL1:05pm
Mon, Apr 5thvs NYM7:05pm
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