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Juan Carlos Oviedo    \oh-vee-YAY-doh\

Juan Carlos Oviedo
Played under the assumed name Leo Nunez through 2011

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: March 15, 1982 in Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, Dominican Republic
High School: Moca (Moca, DO)
Signed
by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 2000. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 9, 2005 (Age 23.055, 16,245th in MLB history)   vs. TOR 1.0 IP, 0 H, 2 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Marlins/Royals/Rays 2005-2014
Agents: Andy Mota [*]
Last Game: July 19, 2014 (Age 32.126)
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  • 5-21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez slams door shut again: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez allowed a hit in a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts Saturday, May 21, against the Tampa...[+]
  • 5-21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez remains perfect in save opportunities: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez tossed a perfect ninth inning to record his league-leading 16th save Friday, May 20, against the...[+]
  • 5-15 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez unlikely to pitch Sunday: Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said CL Leo Nunez was probably unavailable Sunday, May 15. If a save situation arises,...[+]
  • 5-11 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez picks up 12th save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez allowed a walk with a strikeout Tuesday, May 10, against the Philadelphia Phillies for his 12th save....[+]
  • 5-3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez posts 10th save of the season: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez worked around a hit and walk allowed to post a scoreless ninth inning Monday, May 2, against the...[+]

News -- April 2011

  • 4-30 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez struggles in save chance: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez allowed two earned runs and three hits in the ninth inning Friday, April 29, against the Cincinnati...[+]
  • 4-27 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Slider key to Leo Nunez's success: Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez credits RP Leo Nunez's improved slider as the reason for his early-season success in the...[+]
  • 4-27 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez posts his seventh save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez allowed a hit in a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday, April 26, against the Los Angeles Dodgers while...[+]
  • 4-22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez keeping pitches down: The early season success of Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez is largely due to his focusing on keeping the ball down in the strike...[+]
  • 4-16 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez picks up fifth save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez allowed a walk in a scoreless ninth inning Friday, April 15, against the Philadelphia Phillies for...[+]
  • 4-15 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez picks up fourth save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez worked a scoreless ninth inning Thursday, April 14, against the Atlanta Braves to pick up his fourth...[+]
  • 4-9 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez notches his third save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth inning Saturday, April 9, against the Houston Astros, as he...[+]
  • 4-8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez secures second save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez allowed a solo home run and two hits in the ninth inning Friday, April 8, against the Houston Astros,...[+]

News -- March 2011

  • 3-9 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Expected to carry seven relievers: The Florida Marlins are expected to carry seven relievers into the regular season, according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro. RP Leo...[+]
  • 3-7 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez showing off revamped slider: Major League Baseball umpire Angel Hernandez told Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez that RP Leo Nunez's slider is among...[+]

News -- February 2011

  • 2-20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez working on mastering slider: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez is working on re-establishing the slider as his third pitch during spring training, to go along with...[+]
  • 2-18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez added muscle during offseasonFlorida Marlins RP Leo Nunez said he added around five pounds of muscle during the offseason, reports The Miami Herald....[+]
  • 2-18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez will start year as closer: Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said RP Leo Nunez will start the season as the team's closer, reports The Miami Herald....[+]
  • 2-18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez working on another pitch: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez worked on developing a slider during the winter and will use the pitch during spring training games,...[+]

News -- January 2011

  • 1-18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez sets salary mark: Updating previous reports, Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez became the highest-paid Marlins reliever with his one-year, $3.65 million...[+]
  • 1-18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | More on Leo Nunez: Updating previous reports, Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez signed a one-year, $3.65 million deal to avoid arbitration, ESPNdeportes.com's...[+]
  • 1-18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Two avoid arbitration, agree to one-year deals: The Florida Marlins and RHPs Edward Mujica and Leo Nunez avoided arbitration by agreeing to one-year contracts Monday, Jan. 17,...[+]

News -- December 2010

  • 12-13 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Two options at closer: The Florida Marlins intend to give RP Leo Nunez the first shot at the closer job, but RP Clay Hensley is the backup option, MLB.com's...[+]
  • 12-8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Tried to trade for Zack Greinke : The Florida Marlins attempted to trade for Kansas City Royals SP Zack Greinke during the winter meetings Wednesday, Dec. 8, according...[+]

News -- November 2010

  • 11-20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez could regain closer's job in 2011: Florida Marlins president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest said he thinks RP Leo Nunez will serve as the team's closer for...[+]

News -- October 2010

  • 10-1 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez picks up 30th save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez came in and struck out the final two batters to end a rally and record his 30th save of the season...[+]

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  • 9-27 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez could see some save chances: Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez said he would like to give RP Leo Nunez a few save chances before the season ends in order...[+]
  • 9-8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez improving: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez's (neck) stiff neck is improving, but it could still be a few days until he is able to pitch again,...[+]
  • 9-5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Clay Hensley to close for now: Florida Marlins RP Clay Hensley will take over as closer while RP Leo Nunez tries to regain confidence in his fastball and changeup,...[+]

News -- August 2010

  • 8-31 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | More on Leo Nunez: Updating a previous report, Florida Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez feels RP Leo Nunez's confidence is not there recently, according...[+]
  • 8-31 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez still the closer: Florida Marlins interim manager Edwin Rodriguez said he has no plans to remove CL Leo Nunez from the closer role, The Miami Herald's...[+]
  • 8-10 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez not changing approach: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez said he is not changing his approach on the mound, despite manager Edwin Rodriguez suggesting that...[+]
  • 8-8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Josh Johnson leaves Saturday's game feeling fatigued: Florida Marlins SP Josh M. Johnson was removed after throwing 99 pitches over eight innings Saturday, Aug. 7, against the St....[+]
  • 8-8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez in jeopardy of losing job as closer?: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez may be in jeopardy of losing his role as the team's closer, according to The Associated Press. 'The...[+]

News -- July 2010

  • 7-28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | No intentions to trade Leo NunezThe Florida Marlins have no intentions to trade RP Leo Nunez, according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro. ...[+]
  • 7-26 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Giants | Asking about Leo Nunez: The San Francisco Giants have inquired about Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez as the trade deadline approaches, according to MLB.com's...[+]
  • 7-25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Ricky Nolasco, Leo Nunez unlikely to be traded: The Florida Marlins are not expected to move SP Ricky Nolasco or CL Leo Nunez before the trade deadline, a source told Ken Rosenthal...[+]
  • 7-22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez picks up win Thursday: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez struck out the side in the ninth inning against the Colorado Rockies Thursday, July 22, to earn the...[+]
  • 7-21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Scouting Leo Nunez: The Detroit Tigers have been scouting Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez as the trade deadline approaches, according to MLB.com. ...[+]
  • 7-19 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Red Sox | Inquired on Leo Nunez, Cody RossThe Boston Red Sox inquired about Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez and OF Cody Ross, the Miami Herald's Clark Spencer reports. ...[+]
  • 7-18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Sunday: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez gave up two hits and struck out two Sunday, July 18, while earning his 22nd save of the year, reports...[+]
  • 7-10 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Friday: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez pitched a perfect inning to pick up his 19th save of the season Friday, July 9, reports The Associated...[+]
  • 7-9 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez tweaks ankle: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez (ankle) slightly tweaked his ankle while falling out of his bullpen chair Thursday, July 8, when...[+]
  • 7-5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Sunday: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez pitched a perfect inning with two strikeouts Sunday, July 4, to earn his 17th save of the season,...[+]
  • 7-3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez blows save, takes loss Friday: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez gave up two runs off two hits and a walk Friday, July 2, to the Atlanta Braves, reports The Associated...[+]

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  • 6-30 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez blows fourth save: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez blew his fourth save in 20 chances Tuesday, June 29, according to The Associated Press, but the Marlins...[+]
  • 6-24 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Wednesday: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez earned his 16th save of the season against the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday, June 23, according to...[+]
  • 6-16 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez beat by changeup Tuesday: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez blew the save against the Texas Rangers Tuesday, June 15, and appeared to be leaning too much on...[+]
  • 6-10 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Thursday: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez walked one en route to his 13th save in 15 chances against the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday, June...[+]
  • 6-4 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez nails down save Thursday: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez recorded his 12th save in 14 chances against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, June 3, after allowing...[+]
  • 6-3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez confident in changeup: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez is extremely confident in his changeup this year, according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro. 'My changeup...[+]

News -- May 2010

  • 5-16 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Saturday: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez earned his eighth save in 10 chances Saturday, May 15, against the New York Mets, according to The...[+]
  • 5-13 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez picks up win Thursday: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez pitched a scoreless ninth inning to pick up the win against the New York Mets Thursday, May 13, according...[+]
  • 5-8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Friday: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez notched his fifth save of the season Friday, May 7, against the Washington Nationals, according to...[+]
  • 5-5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez blows saveFlorida Marlins CL Leo Nunez blew his second save Tuesday, May 4, The Associated Press reports. ...[+]

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  • 4-26 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez using slider effectively: Florida Marlins RP Leo Nunez has been throwing his slider with increasing regularity this year, especially to right-handed hitters,...[+]
  • 4-25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez earns save Saturday: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez picked up his fourth save of the year in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday, April 24, against...[+]
  • 4-23 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Marlins | Leo Nunez continues strong start: Florida Marlins CL Leo Nunez struck out the side in the ninth inning of a non-save situation Thursday, April 22, The Associated...[+]

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