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Name  Nelson Figueroa
Born  5/18/1974
Height  6-1
Weight  185
Number  59
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
10/1/2010 11:05:00 AM
Description: The Houston Chronicle reports Astros' GM Ed Wade said he would like Figueroa to return next season.
Insight: Figueroa has a 3.54 ERA over 17 appearances (nine starts) with the Astros this season. (
9/30/2010 12:02:00 AM
Description: Figueroa pitched 6.2 shutout innings, allowing six hits, against the Reds on Wednesday night.
Insight: Figueroa improved to 6-4 with a 3.52 ERA overall this season. (
9/29/2010 8:41:00 PM
Description: Astros SP Nelson Figueroa threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 walks; he struck out 5.
Insight: This was a good performance for him, since he had pitched poorly in his last three starts.
9/8/2010 10:03:00 AM
Description: Figueroa allowed three runs on six hits over five innings against the Cubs on Tuesday night.
Insight: Figueroa picked up a win, and is now 5-2 with a 3.03 ERA on the season. (
7/21/2010 2:30:00 PM
Description: The Astros have claimed Figueroa off waivers from the Phillies.
Insight: Figueroa had a 3.46 ERA over 13 appearances (one start) with Philadelphia this season. He could be inserted into the Astros' starting rotation, but he is not worth fantasy consideration. (
4/8/2010 10:52:00 PM
Description: Figueroa made his Phillies' debut on Thursday against the Nationals after being claimed off of waivers from the Mets.
Insight: Figueroa pitched two innings, allowing one hit, one run and three walks and took the loss as he allowed a RBI double to Ryan Zimmerman. (
4/1/2010 8:26:00 AM
Description: Figueroa pitched three shutout innings, allowing only three hits and striking out three.
Insight: Figueroa bounced back with a strong outing as he hopes to make the Mets as a reliever. He would have to clear waivers if he was sent down to the minors. (
3/6/2010 1:14:00 PM
Description: Figueroa continued his hot start to the Spring as he pitched four shutout innings in the Mets' Spring wni over the Cardinals on Friday.
Insight: Figueroa allowed only one hit and struck out five as he picked up the victory for the Mets. (
3/3/2010 8:21:00 AM
Description: The NY Daily News reports that Figueroa threw two scoreless innings in the Mets' 4-2 Spring win over the Braves on Tuesday.
Insight: Figueroa was impressive as he tries to win the fifth starter spot. (
3/1/2010 8:18:00 AM
Description: According to the NY Daily News, Figueroa will be the starting pitcher for the Mets' when the Grapefruit League beings on Tuesday.
Insight: Figueroa will get the first chance to shine as he battles for the 5th starter spot with the Mets. (