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Sunday September 27th 2020


Yankees’ Vidal Nuno Making NAIA Alumni Proud

Nuno was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 48th round of the 2009 MLB draft from Baker University.

He had spent five years in the minors until making his first start for the New York Yankees on May 13 against the team that originally drafted him. Nuno pitched five scoreless innings and struck out three in a 7-0 shutout of the Indians.

In two appearances so far for the Yankees, Nuno has not allowed a run in eight innings.

Nuno's style is reminiscent of that of Blue Jays pitcher Ricky Romero. Both have a lot of moving parts and while Romero may throw a little harder, Nuno is very effective with a fastball that tops out at about 88 mph (Courtesy of FanGraphs). Sooner or later, major league hitters will catch up to ...

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