2011 was the first full season for the 25-year old hurler, and after going 16 -4 with a 3.70 ERA, expectations for Nova were set very high.
To date, the results have been disappointing.
Entering Wednesday's start against the Tampa Bay Rays, Nova holds a 5.60 ERA and a 1.58 WHIP. Those are hardly the kind of statistics the club was looking for from the pitcher who finished fourth in Rookie of the Year voting last season.
What are the keys to turning his campaign around?
This article will examine 10 factors to Ivan Nova regaining his winning form.