Fernando Alexis Nieve [ne-AY-vay] is a pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Houston Astros. Nieve bats and throws right-handed. He made his debut on April 4, 2006. During most of his relief outings, he will consistently hit 94-97 mph, although he claims that in earlier years he had been able to go as high as 99 mph. Many say that he would be an excellent closer in the future. He recently had Tommy John surgery for elbow problems.
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