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Justin Nicolino Scouting Report

Here's a scouting report on Blue Jays prospect Justin Nicolino.

Justin Nicolino is a projectable left-hander with pitchability and enough stuff to get batters swinging. He's more of a finesse guy than a power guy, but he still manages to throw a fastball that touches the mid-90's at times. Nicolino repeats his delivery and throws strikes. Additionally, he's able to mix his pitches and control the zone with his fastball and curve, even when behind in the count.

Nicolino throws at an over-the-top arm slot from the left-side. There isn't anything in his mechanics or repertoire that would suggest he couldn't stick in the rotation, and his arm motion isn't injury warranting either. the 2010 draft pick has risen quickly through the system, and is expected to continue to progress quickly this season.