Ricky Nolasco

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Birthday
13, 1982
Birthplace
Corona, CA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
Corona, CA

About

Veteran right-handed starting pitcher who broke A.J. Burnett's Marlins single-game strikeout record in 2009 when he fanned 16 Nationals.

Before Fame

He graduated in 2001 from Rialto High School in California and became a fourth round pick of the Chicago Cubs.

Trivia

In 2005, the Cubs traded him to the Marlins in exchange for Juan Pierre.

Family Life

He grew up playing baseball with his older brother Dave. Both were drafted in 2001 and later pitched against each other in a Spring Training game.

Associated With

In 2011, he passed Dontrelle Willis to become the Marlins all-time leader in strikeouts.