Robert Allen Nen
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: November 28, 1969 in San Pedro, CA
High School: Los Alamitos HS (Los Alamitos, CA) by the Drafted Texas Rangers in the 32nd round of the 1987 amateur draft. Signed June 29, 1987.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 10, 1993 (Age 23)
vs. BOS 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 SO, 3 BB, 2 ER Teams (by GP): Giants/Marlins/Rangers 1993-2002 Agents: Scott Boras [*] Final Game: September 28, 2002 (Age 32)
vs. HOU 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Son of Dick Nen
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News -- April 2014
4/14 Fungoes.net: Game 12 Recap: Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Players of the Game Michael Wacha: Yielded his first home run of the season, but his 2.88 expected FIP was better than his previous ... News -- March 2014
3/28 Marlin Maniac: Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #3 Game 7 Walk-Off: Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. When you’re an American boy who loves baseball, almost nothing ...
3/4 Marlin Maniac: Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #27 Wildcard Number 1 : Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. What more can I say about 1997? I can say plenty as we still have a ... News -- February 2014
2/26 Marlin Maniac: Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #33 World Series MVP Welcome back to the Greatest Moments in Marlins History. “I Love You Miami!” These were the words ...
2/23 Sports Out West: Giants see Barry Bonds as a difference maker, but can he get along?: The San Francisco Giants are taking a leap of faith by adding Barry Bonds to their coaching staff, even if they don’t ...
2/13 Golden Gate Sports: Best of The San Francisco Giants: Top 10 Relief Pitching Seasons (UPDATED): EDITOR'S NOTE: This ranking is being updated due to a mathematical error which, well, screwed up the results the first time around.
2/12 Golden Gate Sports: Best of The San Francisco Giants: Top 10 Relief Pitching Seasons: With spring training upon us, Golden Gate Sports is going to spend the next few weeks looking at some of the best single-season ... News -- November 2013
11/18 elysianfielders.com: This Day in Giants History: November 18, 1997: As part of his temper-tantrum because the taxpayers of Miami won’t build him a ballpark, Florida Marlins owner Wayne **** ... News -- September 2013
9/28 The Baseball Continuum: Bizarre Baseball Culture: BILLY THE MARLIN guest-starring SPIDER-MAN: In Bizarre Baseball Culture, I take a look at some of the more unusual places where baseball has reared it’s head in pop culture ...
9/27 TheMLBNation.com: Brian Wilson Gone Bad: The San Francisco Giants selected Brian Wilson with the 723rd overall pick in the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft. It was a late flier ...
9/4 Billy-Ball.com: The Mariano Rivera Report: The Chicago White Sox held a 4-1 lead over the Yankees heading into the 8th inning last night, so it should come as no surprise ... News -- August 2013
8/21 Marlin Maniac: Hanley Ramirez and Marlins Fan: Memories, Superstardom and the Success that Never Came: On a warm weekday night in downtown Miami the Marlins are playing the Los Angeles Dodgers, all of a sudden the unmistakable sound ...
8/15 El Maquino: IS TREVOR ROSENTHAL TOO PREDICTABLE?: > There is nothing in baseball more over-glorified than the elite relief pitcher. Teams pay too much for them, writers give ...
8/1 Billy-Ball.com: VIDEO: The Mariano Report: Last night, the Dodgers saluted Mariano Rivera and Mo responded by picking up his 34th save of the season in 36 attempts as the ... News -- June 2013
6/11 Billy-Ball.com: Joe Nathan earns his 20th save: In the Rangers 6-3 win over the Indians last night, Joe Nathan earned his 20th save of the season. Amongst active relievers, Mariano ... News -- April 2013
4/8 AroundTheFoghorn: A Letter To Brian Wilson From Disappointed San Francisco Giant Fans: Dear Brian Wilson, Coming into yesterday’s World Series ring ceremony, I had a lot of respect for you. Underneath the eccentric ... News -- January 2013
1/17 Bay City Ball: What will Sergio Romo do next?: (After a brief break from posting, I’m back and with more Sergio Romo slider **** One of my favorite pastimes is talking ...
1/10 SF Giants Rumors: SF Giants Rumors: Brian Wilson Update: Free agent reliever and fan favorite Brian Wilson has completed his long-toss program and will be throwing off a mound soon, reports ... News -- December 2012
12/24 Marlin Maniac: Past vs Past: A few nights ago I was searching the net for anything to get my baseball fix. I went to the normal places, Marlins.com, baseball-reference.com, ... News -- September 2012
9/25 Baseball Analytics: The 40-Save Club:
The 2012 40+ save club
Batters are hitting .228 against Johnson this season
Fernando ... News -- May 2012
5/16 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Florida Marlins: Here’s another toughie, as most of the great players for this franchise didn’t stick around for more than a few years. ... News -- February 2012
2/29 22gigantes.com: Spring training recap—Day 12: It’s Leap Day (happy birthday, Will The Thrill!), so naturally the focus of today’s blog is on Giants catcher Buster ...
2/21 WasWatching: Best Years By Closers In Their Final Season: It’s an interesting list - Rk Player WAR GF SV Year Age Tm G IP ERA ERA+ 1 Jeff Zimmerman 3.4 53 28 2001 28 TEX 66 71.1 ... News -- December 2011
12/28 NY Baseball Digest: Looking Back: My Favorite Shea Stadium Moment: It’s cold and chilly and there is literally no Mets news outside of more snark/negativity regarding the Wilpons and team ... News -- November 2011
11/28 MLBTradeRumors: Marlins Rumors: Wilson, Reyes, Buehrle, Balaguer: Here are some links from Miami, on the day that Robb Nen celebrates his 43rd birthday. Nen still holds the Marlins' franchise ...
11/22 The Captain's Blog: After the Fall: How Do Young Closers Respond to Blown Saves in October?: The Texas Rangers made a surprise move by agreeing to terms with Joe Nathan on a two-year deal worth $15 million in guaranteed ...
11/20 High Heat Stats: 2011 Relief Odds and Ends: It is difficult to evaluate relievers with isolated classic statistics, but even so it is interesting to note that several relievers ...
11/12 High Heat Stats: Is Jonathan Papelbon a $50 million mistake? Probably.: Sources say that the Phillies are giving Jonathan Papelbon $50 million over 4 years. That's an expensive and long contract for ... News -- September 2011
9/24 B-R Blog: Watch out Gregg Olson–there’s a new “O” in town: Tom Niedenfuer was sweating it. Every day, he'd get up, go get the newspaper from his driveway, and search out the box score for ...
9/19 PaulLebowitz.com: The Marlins Plan A Spending Spree: In the winter of 1996-97, then Marlins owner Wayne **** gave GM Dave Dombrowski permission to spend money and sign/trade for veteran ...
9/14 NY Baseball Digest: Morning Digest: A Night of Milestones Driven by Failure: Let’s start with Mariano Rivera‘s 600th save. The “Great One” needs two more to break the all-time record ... News -- August 2011
8/2 B-R Blog: 3+ Seasons Of 60+ IP & An ERA+ Of 200+: How many pitchers have at least 3 seasons where they had 60+ IP with an ERA+ >= 200? The list - Rk Yrs From To Age 1 ... News -- January 2011
1/13 B-R Blog: Does the W-L record matter for closers?: On our Trevor Hoffman Hall of Fame post, a couple of readers remarked on his career W-L record of 61-75 as being a detriment to ... News -- August 2010
8/25 B-R Blog: October Blown Saves: How many pitchers have three or more Blown Saves in post-season play?
Here's the answer: In the Postseason, from 1903 to 2009, ... News -- June 2010
6/28 B-R Blog: Rolling Down The Rhodes: I noticed this news yesterday -
With his scoreless seventh inning Saturday night against the Indians, Reds left-hander Arthur ... News -- May 2010
5/16 B-R Blog: Consecutive Saves at Home: With Mariano Rivera blowing a save at home today for the first time in ages, there was some discussion in the comments from Andy's ...