Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Brandon Nimmo Newsbeat

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Good Fundies: Brandon Nimmo’s Incredible On-Contact Skills; Can It Last?

Exit velocity is only part of the story (along with launch angle, situational hitting, luck, etc.) but Nimmo’s results on-contact so far have been nothing short of elite. On just 226 balls in play, Nimmo has tallied 91 hits, 21 doubles, 8 triples, and 15 HR. That’s an extra base hit a whopping 19.4% of the time. This is on par — or even better than — many of MLB’s current stars who are known for their hard contact…

thetailor (Brian) Posted: August 30, 2018 at 07:09 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: brandon nimmo, new york mets

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Is Brandon Nimmo an All-Star?

Through the first third of the season, the left-handed batter has earned himself a .294 batting average, and a more-than-respectable OPS of 1.033. These numbers are even more impressive when you consider that Nimmo did not have a ton of playing time throughout the first third of the season.

Nimmo started 2018 as a bench player behind Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Lagares (who was keeping center field warm for an injured Michael Conforto), and Jay Bruce. Nimmo would see some time in center as Lagares was more of a defensive player, while Nimmo himself was more known for his on-base presence but starts were scarce for the Wyoming native.

When Nimmo did start for manager Mickey Callaway, all he did was find a way to get himself on base. Early in the season, Nimmo was all about getting deep into counts. He was using his patience more than his power to help out his ball club, and it was working.

Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: June 02, 2018 at 01:30 PM | 18 comment(s)
  Beats: brandon nimmo, mets

 

 

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
1k5v3L
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Hall of MeritMock 2018 Today’s Game Hall of Fame Ballot
(29 - 11:21pm, Nov 12)
Last: Dr. Chaleeko

NewsblogOTP 2018 2018 Nov 5 - The Trump dilemma hits the Boston Red Sox amid a wave of White House boycotts in sports
(2332 - 11:17pm, Nov 12)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogNo MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training
(28 - 11:16pm, Nov 12)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOT - NBA Thread (2018-19 season kickoff edition)
(2134 - 10:57pm, Nov 12)
Last: . . . . . .

NewsblogJoe Mauer Retires After 15 Seasons
(58 - 10:40pm, Nov 12)
Last: Sweatpants

NewsblogOT - November* 2018 College Football thread
(164 - 10:27pm, Nov 12)
Last: AuntBea calls himself Sky Panther

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (November 2018)
(106 - 9:32pm, Nov 12)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogRed Sox: Bill James “is not an employee nor does he speak for the club”
(180 - 8:47pm, Nov 12)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogDodgers release Utley to facilitate retirement
(42 - 8:27pm, Nov 12)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogReport: Nationals Ownership Rejected Bryce Harper Trade to Astros
(21 - 8:06pm, Nov 12)
Last: Adam Starblind

NewsblogOT: Soccer Thread (2018-19 season begins!)
(1189 - 7:26pm, Nov 12)
Last: Mefisto

NewsblogIt's not just the worst teams not spending money in baseball free agency — it's the richest, too
(41 - 7:02pm, Nov 12)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogOT Gaming: October 2015
(914 - 3:18pm, Nov 12)
Last: Zonk is Just the Right Amount of Wrought

NewsblogMLB owners expected to unanimously approve extension for Rob Manfred next week, report says
(14 - 2:44pm, Nov 12)
Last: shoewizard

Gonfalon CubsNow what?
(216 - 2:28pm, Nov 12)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

Page rendered in 0.8731 seconds
49 querie(s) executed