Nelson Figueroa

Arizona Diamondbacks #59 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 05/18/74
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 185
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Minor League Round-Up 4/25: The Good Chafin Shows

Highly-rated prospect Andrew Chafin had one of those starts that helps you understand why he's a highly-rated prospect.

Today in 2011: Gallardo trots home with a record

The greatest power-hitting pitcher in Brewer history claimed his throne two years ago today.

Dbacks Minor League Round-Up 4/19

Infielders Michael Freeman and Gerson Montilla are out-performing some of their more heralded organizational infielders.

MiLB Round-Up: Owings is Hot Too

Chris Owings is another Dbacks minor league infielder swinging a hot bat.

Minor League Round-Up: Chafin Bounces Back

Andrew Chafin was terrific in his Sunday start for Visalia with 7 shutout innings.

SF: 8, AZ: 6. Things Happened, Nobody Died

Alfredo Marte got another homer. Nelson Figueroa and Heath Bell got shelled. Nobody got hurt. All in all another Spring game.

Spring Training Round-up: McCarthy unsatisfied

Brandon McCarthy felt he could have done better yesterday, allowing ten hits in six innings. Kirk Gibson was less concerned. Miggy and Taco Bell get together again, and there's another honor for Nelson Figueroa.

Adam Jones and Team USA eliminated from WBC

USA falls short again.

2013 World Baseball Classic scores: PR 4, USA 3

Puerto Rico ended team USA's World Baseball Classic run last night, fending off a late inning rally to win 4-3.

In Praise of Nelson Figueroa

If you were asked which D-back would have the biggest impact on the World Baseball Classic, you'd probably have picked a Venezuelan. But you'd have been wrong: instead, it's a pitcher who has averaged 5 starts per season in his 13-year career.

This Date in Mets History: February 3

The Duda Abides Another Birthday.

Diamondback Non-Roster Viewer's Guide, Part 1

A number of players off the 40-man roster will be present at Salt River Fields, when the Diamondbacks report next month. In this series, we'll be taking a look at the less familiar names you might see there. We start with some of the pitchers.

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