How old is Nick Pivetta?
Nick Pivetta is 29 years old. He was born on February 14, 1993
Pivetta was born in the Canadian city of Victoria. In Saanich, British Columbia, he attended Lambrick Park Secondary School.
Due to an ulnar collateral ligament injury in his right elbow, he did not throw his senior year of high school.
Between 2009 and 2012, he was a member of the Canadian Junior National Team, pitching in the 2010 18U World Championship.
He received a baseball scholarship to New Mexico Junior College, where he played for the Thunderbirds and graduated in 2013.
He went 4-1 with a 4.83 ERA in 54 innings in his rookie season. In 2013, he was 9-2 with a 3.36 ERA, a.235 batting average against, and six complete games as a sophomore.
In 2013, Baseball America ranked him as the 6th best junior college prospect, and Perfect Game USA listed him as the 3rd best junior college prospect, with a fastball that hit 97 mph.
He was a member of the Victoria Eagles of the British Columbia Premier Baseball League’s youth division and the Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast League’s collegiate summer division.
Pivetta’s repertoire includes a four-seam fastball, curveball, slider, and changeup. His fastball, which averages 96 mph (154 km/h), and his two breaking balls are his main weapons.