Nicholas John Carlo Pivetta is a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball. The Washington Nationals selected him in the fourth round of the 2013 MLB draft.
He is right-handed and measures 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and weighs 220 pounds (100 kg).
Pivetta was born in the Canadian city of Victoria. From 2009 to 2012, he was a part of the Canadian Junior National Team.
Pivetta was a baseball scholarship recipient at New Mexico Junior College. In 2013, Baseball America ranked him as the 6th best junior college prospect.
The Washington Nationals selected Nick Pivetta in the fourth round of the 2013 MLB draft. He was ranked as the 10th best prospect in the Nationals’ minor league system by Baseball America.
Nick Pivetta was traded from the Washington Nationals to the Philadelphia Phillies on July 28, 2015. He made his MLB debut on April 30 and was then 8–10 with a 6.02 ERA and 140 strikeouts in 133 innings for the Philadelphia Phillies.
In 2018, Pivetta was 7-14 with a 4.77 ERA and 5th in the National League with 10.32 strikeouts-per-9-innings-pitched (the 2nd-highest rate of any Phillie pitcher in franchise history).
Pivetta was dealt with the Boston Red Sox on August 21, 2020, along with Connor Seabold for Brandon Workman, Heath Hembree, and cash. In the postseason, he made three appearances (one start), surrendering four runs in 13+23 innings.
How Much Does Nick Pivetta Make?
Nick Pivetta was signed by the Boston Red Sox to a one-year agreement worth $613,500, with $613,500 guaranteed and a $613,500 yearly average pay. Nick Pivetta’s starting salary is $613,500.