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Ivan Nova



Pos: SP
Previous Team: Pirates
2016 Stats: 162 IP, 12-8, 4.17 ERA, 127/28 K/BB, 1.25 WHIP
DoB: 1987-01-12 (30)
Bats: R
Throws: R
Player Profile: Nova has followed a winding path since emerging as a 16-game winner for the Yankees in 2011, and mostly hasn't been very good. However, he put together a very strong run after a deadline trade to the Pirates, so he's got a bit of momentum as he hits the market. Over the last three years he has the fourth highest chase rate (34.8% chase rate). He doesn't get too many people to miss but pair him with an above-average framer and you might be on to something.
Est. Contract: 2 years, $18 million
Actual Contract: 3 years, $26 million
New Team: Pirates
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