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Fernando NieveTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2006-2010
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PositionsP-359Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFernando Alexis Nieve
Height6-0Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 15,1982 [36.097]PlacePuerto Cabello,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1999 by the Houston Astros.
Signing ScoutsAndres ReinerService Time2.107 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-HOU-#5 ... 2005-HOU-#8 ... 2006-HOU-#3
MLB DebutApril 4,2006 [23.263]
OrganizationsHOU [9] NYN [2] OAK [2] LAN [1] ANA [1] CLE [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID22087Retrosheet IDnievf001MLBAM ID430588
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (58.01%) -- Slider (17.50%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (9.96%) -- Changeup (9.69%) -- Curveball (4.85%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 93.00
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks45Hittable49SO/BB57vsPower49Hitting5Durability63Team.489Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2001Martinsville AstrosAppRkhou40S/R18423.791284100038.0272016221493101.266.390.474.9711.612.33.667-
2002Martinsville AstrosAppRkhou40ST19412.3913130000067.2462318527601001.086.120.673.597.982.22.800-
2002Lexington LegendsSALAhou10ST19016.0011000003.06520020002.0018.00----6.000.00.000-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST0422.5514140000070.2522820527621001.126.620.643.447.902.30.667-
2003Lexington LegendsSALAhou-ST201493.65282801000150.0133696110651447101.327.960.603.898.622.22.609-
2003Lexington LegendsSALAhou-ST201493.65282801000150.0133696110651447101.327.960.603.898.622.22.609-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST028183.65565602000300.22661381222013028814201.327.960.603.898.622.22.609-
2004Salem AvalancheCaroA+hou28ST211062.96242402200149.013652499401175001.188.210.542.427.072.93.625-
2004Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-ST21201.56330000017.0124308170001.156.23--4.158.832.131.000-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST01262.81272702200166.014856529481345001.188.010.492.607.252.79.667-
2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-ST22432.6514140000085.0622725729964001.076.560.743.0710.163.31.571-
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou48ST22444.8313130220082.09245441033753001.5210.101.103.628.232.27.500-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST0873.72272702200167.0154726917621717001.298.300.923.349.222.76.533-
2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou28Rel23000.0040400225.02000070000.383.38----11.810.00--
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou64S/R23334.204011290011096.08746451841701001.338.131.683.836.541.71.5005.40
2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou22ST24136.23550000021.2301915115132002.0812.460.426.235.400.87.250-
2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou47Rel25255.72367290015672.08750461327634001.5810.821.623.367.842.33.286-
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou64Rel25018.4411011001010.217101022120001.7814.341.691.6910.126.00.0003.88
2009Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn13S/R26014.91541000018.016101016192001.207.850.492.959.333.17.000-
2009Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn-ST26303.70440000024.0181010210232001.156.660.743.708.512.301.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST0314.22981000042.2342020316424001.177.170.633.388.862.63.750-
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn38ST26332.95871001036.2361312419232001.508.840.984.665.651.21.5004.82
2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn39ST27215.63880000040.0492525313311001.5511.030.682.936.982.38.667-
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn38Rel27246.0040139009042.03728281022382001.407.932.144.718.141.73.3335.94
2011Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou30ST28127.63330000015.027151305171002.0915.85--2.939.983.40.333-
2012Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan48ST29795.96252410000119.01629179193810711001.6812.221.432.878.072.82.438-
2013Columbus ClippersILAAAcle38Rel30531.8122220006044.234129512554001.036.851.012.4211.084.58.625-
2013Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak36Rel30102.19716001012.09930291000.896.57--1.466.574.501.000-
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--Rel0631.8929326007056.1432112514645001.006.790.792.2110.114.57.667-
2014Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak46Rel31217.0118018008325.2382220414243002.0313.321.404.918.421.71.667-
2014Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana17Rel31025.2915114005017.0211010012223001.9411.12--6.3511.651.83.000-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--Rel0236.33331320013342.2593230426466001.9912.450.845.489.701.77.400-
2015Campeche PiratasMexAAA-R/CL32124.182202200171023.2211211311251001.357.991.144.189.512.27.333-
2016Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA-R/CL33253.975105100412356.2572625515672101.279.050.792.3810.644.47.286-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8114.6199198000220184.2177979534841435001.418.581.654.076.931.70.4212.20
Minor League Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter84724.0939219120174120551265.01245634563111474123172401.399.040.813.448.942.60.538-
AAA Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter32405.11264681962212055587.06743553186721358343101.5810.831.083.429.362.74.444-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter642.83222110000120.29041388431326001.106.710.603.219.853.07.600-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1062.96242402200149.013652499401175001.188.210.542.427.072.93.625-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter28193.68575702000303.22721431242013029014201.328.060.593.858.592.23.596-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter832.90252141000105.27343347481094101.156.220.604.099.282.27.727-
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter344.6351114000120106.110456552043821001.378.751.683.626.901.91.429-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter574.58488400010078.27341401441614001.458.351.604.696.981.49.417-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9134.61117239400260220.0210115113401001696001.418.581.654.076.931.70.4092.20
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15134.09703436112110220.0221113100208421913101.399.040.813.448.942.60.536-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-p2131100001000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-p2237000000000300000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou48p22817230001001703001.176.222.176.3983021.300.000.059.1874.7633.337.000.000.000.00
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11242300010011003001.125.160.125.2853028.214.000.042.1353.5735.7110.000.000.000.00
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou64p233816020001002805000.125.222.125.3472023.250.000.125.1788.7034.784.000.000.000.00
2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou222451000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou4725367000000000502000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou64p25101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p2679030001000300000.333.333.333.666309.500.000.000.2980.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn39p2736010000000300000.167.167.167.334106.333.000.000.1490.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p27392000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou30p2823000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan48p2916283400020001001001.143.143.143.2864029.222.000.000.1260.0034.480.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter94280500020021105000.179.233.179.4125035.294.000.071.0005.7131.435.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter76706800040013009002.114.127.114.2418080.200.000.014.0001.2537.5030.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter70625800030012708002.129.143.129.2728071.229.000.016.0001.4138.0327.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter68100001000301000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4817020001002805000.118.211.118.3292024.222.000.118.0008.3333.334.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4611030001000300000.273.273.273.5463011.375.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162480900030031909000.179.233.179.4129060.294.000.071.0005.7131.435.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621491317000900264019004.114.127.114.241170171.200.000.014.0001.2537.5030.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2001Martinsville Astros AppRkhou18P12--23--551.0000.42------12100.017.6
2002Martinsville Astros AppRkhou19P13--632-119.8180.69------13100.019.4
2002Lexington Legends SALAhou19P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2003Lexington Legends SALAhou20P28--911212220.9090.71------28100.023.7
2004Salem Avalanche CaroA+hou21P24--6111-1817.9440.71------24100.017.3
2004Round Rock Express TexAAhou21P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
2005Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22P14--310--13131.0000.93------14100.010.0
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou22P13--442-108.8000.62------13100.09.0
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou23P4---------------4100.02.8
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23P401196107-217171.0000.430.18-----40100.024.7
2007Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou24P5---------------5100.03.5
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou25P36--271-109.9000.25------36100.025.2
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P11-1011-1221.0000.180.20-----11100.06.8
2009Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn26P5--11--221.0000.40------5100.03.6
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn26P4--2---221.0000.50------4100.02.8
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P873626-1881.0001.000.22-----8100.04.9
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn27P8--25--771.0000.88------8100.05.6
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P4014233--661.0000.150.14-----40100.024.7
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou28P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2012Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan29P25--6161-2322.9570.88------25100.017.4
2013Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle30P22---5--551.0000.23------22100.015.3
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak30P7--111-32.6670.29------7100.04.9
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak31P18--14--551.0000.28------18100.012.5
2014Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana31P15---3--331.0000.20------15100.010.4
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P99191841617-433331.0000.330.18-----990.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P160--18465-6964.9280.40------1600.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P22--512--17171.0000.77------220.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--6111-1817.9440.71------240.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P29--1012212422.9170.76------290.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--862-1614.8750.56------250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2001Martinsville Astros AppRkhou1812----------
2002Martinsville Astros AppRkhou1913----------
2002Lexington Legends SALAhou191----------
2003Lexington Legends SALAhou2028----------
2004Salem Avalanche CaroA+hou2124----------
2004Round Rock Express TexAAhou213----------
2005Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou2214----------
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou2213----------
2006Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou234----------
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2340----------
2007Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou245----------
2008Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou2536----------
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2511----------
2009Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn265----------
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn264----------
2009New York MetsNLMLBnyn268----------
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn278----------
2010New York MetsNLMLBnyn2740----------
2011Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou283----------
2012Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan2925----------
2013Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle3022----------
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak307----------
2014Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak3118----------
2014Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana3115----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB24123.60642000020.020880513001.259.000.002.255.852.603.60.333
2009New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.75000000112.01911300111.5814.252.250.000.0000.75.000
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27004.61725000113.21777075101.8211.200.004.613.290.714.61.000
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28119.8250500227.11788128102.6820.861.232.459.824.009.82.500
2012Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29003.00716001015.015552310101.209.001.201.806.003.333.00.000
2013Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB30019.0060600206.01476146103.0021.001.506.009.001.5010.50.000
2014Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31006.3560600115.21144225002.5017.473.183.187.942.506.35.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs244.4137730006579.7113403992347511.7112.771.022.605.312.044.52.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2422110001000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2009New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2660000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2773000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2830000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2973000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs258110001002401000.125.300.125.4251011.250.000.25018.1836.362.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2005Texas League All-Star (P)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-11-08PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.116  
2014-09-29PLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list32.076Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-07-29PLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured32.014Team Roster on 2014-07-29
2014-06-15PLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)31.335Team Roster on 2014-06-15
2014-06-15PLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract31.335Team Roster on 2014-06-15
2014-06-10PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Athletics31.330  
2014-04-12POakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)31.271Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-12-03POakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.141Team Roster on 2013-12-03
2013-10-03PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency31.080  
2013-08-04POakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsTradedTraded from Indians to Athletics for cash31.020Team Roster on 2013-08-04
2013-04-26PCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)30.285Team Roster on 2013-04-26
2013-04-25PCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors30.284Team Roster on 2013-04-25
2013-04-22PCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment30.281Team Roster on 2013-04-22
2013-04-21PCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Columbus (AAA)30.280Team Roster on 2013-04-21
2013-04-08PCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Columbus (AAA)30.267Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-11-30PCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract30.138Team Roster on 2012-11-30
2012-11-18PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency30.126  
2012-06-13PLos Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)-Minors--29.333Team Roster on 2012-06-13
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-13ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2011-03-24ContractSigned by Astros 
2011-03-22Released by Pirates 
2010-12-01ContractSigned by Pirates 
2009-11-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-09-08InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-07-20InjuredDisabled -- Muscle tear in right thigh 
2009-03-14Claimed off waivers by Mets from Astros 
2008-02-28ContractSigned by Astros (1-year) 
2006-09-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-22InjuredDisabled -- - 
1999-05-11ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Houston AstrosTeam Payroll23327,000-74237-2,365,072327,000327,000
2008Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25390,000-75336-2,696,252390,000717,000
2009New York MetsTeam Payroll26400,000-72442-2,746,792400,0001,117,000
2010New York MetsTeam Payroll27414,000-63524302,812,412400,0001,531,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red