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Jeff Nelson

Jeffrey Allan Nelson (Nellie)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 8", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: November 17, 1966 in Baltimore, Maryland, US
High School: Catonsville HS (Catonsville, MD)
School: Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus (Catonsville, MD)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 22nd round of the 1984 MLB June Amateur Draft from Catonsville HS (Catonsville, MD).

Major League Stats


Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1984 17 -3.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk LAD 0 0 3.86 10 0 3 0 0 0 14.0 9 7 6 1 9 0 8 2 1 1 1.286 5.8 0.6 5.8 5.1 0.89
1984 17 -4.0 Great Falls PION Rk LAD 0 0 54.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 3 4 4 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 9.000 40.5 13.5 40.5 13.5 0.33
1984 17 -2.9 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD 0 0 1.35 9 0 3 0 0 0 13.1 6 3 2 0 6 0 7 1 1 1 0.900 4.0 0.0 4.0 4.7 1.17
1985 18 -2.2 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD 0 5 .000 5.51 14 7 3 0 0 0 47.1 72 50 29 1 32 0 31 0 1 8 2.197 13.7 0.2 6.1 5.9 0.97
1986 19 -3.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk LAD 0 7 .000 6.87 27 11 8 0 0 0 73.1 84 86 56 9 87 3 38 4 0 12 2.332 10.3 1.1 10.7 4.7 0.44
1986 19 -1.8 Great Falls PION Rk LAD 0 0 13.50 3 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 5 3 3 0 3 2 1 0 0 2 4.000 22.5 0.0 13.5 4.5 0.33
1986 19 -3.8 Bakersfield CALL A LAD 0 7 .000 6.69 24 11 6 0 0 0 71.1 79 83 53 9 84 1 37 4 0 10 2.285 10.0 1.1 10.6 4.7 0.44
1987 20 -3.2 Salinas CALL A SEA 3 7 .300 5.74 17 16 0 1 0 0 80.0 80 61 51 2 71 0 43 4 0 17 1.888 9.0 0.2 8.0 4.8 0.61
1988 21 -1.9 San Bernardino CALL A SEA 8 9 .471 5.54 27 27 0 1 1 0 149.1 163 115 92 9 91 2 94 8 0 20 1.701 9.8 0.5 5.5 5.7 1.03
1989 22 -1.4 Williamsport EL AA SEA 7 5 .583 3.31 15 15 0 2 0 0 92.1 72 41 34 2 53 1 61 4 1 9 1.354 7.0 0.2 5.2 5.9 1.15
1990 23 -0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA SEA 3 6 .333 4.53 28 17 8 1 1 6 103.1 112 56 52 7 43 2 63 3 0 4 1.500 9.8 0.6 3.7 5.5 1.47
1990 23 0.4 Peninsula CARL A+ SEA 2 2 .500 3.15 18 7 8 1 1 6 60.0 47 21 21 5 25 1 49 1 0 2 1.200 7.0 0.8 3.8 7.4 1.96
1990 23 -0.8 Williamsport EL AA SEA 1 4 .200 6.44 10 10 0 0 0 0 43.1 65 35 31 2 18 1 14 2 0 2 1.915 13.5 0.4 3.7 2.9 0.78
1991 24 -0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SEA 7 4 .636 2.67 49 0 41 0 0 19 60.2 62 24 18 1 24 3 60 0 1 4 259 1.418 9.2 0.1 3.6 8.9 2.50
1991 24 0.2 Jacksonville SOUL AA SEA 4 0 1.000 1.27 21 0 20 0 0 12 28.1 23 5 4 0 9 0 34 0 0 2 113 1.129 7.3 0.0 2.9 10.8 3.78
1991 24 -1.9 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 3 4 .429 3.90 28 0 21 0 0 7 32.1 39 19 14 1 15 3 26 0 1 2 146 1.670 10.9 0.3 4.2 7.2 1.73
1992 25 -1.3 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.273 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.0 0.00
1993 26 0.0 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 1 0 1.000 1.17 5 0 4 0 0 1 7.2 6 1 1 0 2 0 6 1 0 2 31 1.043 7.0 0.0 2.3 7.0 3.00
1994 27 1.1 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 1 4 .200 2.84 18 0 16 0 0 8 25.1 21 9 8 1 7 1 30 1 0 2 100 1.105 7.5 0.4 2.5 10.7 4.29
1998 31 8.7 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 0 0 0.00 2 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 9 1.000 4.5 0.0 4.5 18.0 4.00
1999 32 10.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk NYY 0 0 0.00 5 5 0 0 0 0 5.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 8 0 0 0 20 1.000 3.6 0.0 5.4 14.4 2.67
1999 32 12.3 Yankees GULF Rk NYY 0 0 0.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 8 1.000 4.5 0.0 4.5 13.5 3.00
1999 32 9.4 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 0 0 0.00 3 3 0 0 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 12 1.000 3.0 0.0 6.0 15.0 2.50
2002 35 13.9 Everett NORW A- SEA 0 1 .000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 27.0
2004 37 11.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TEX 0 1 .000 6.75 5 5 0 0 0 0 5.1 5 4 4 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 23 1.125 8.4 0.0 1.7 10.1 6.00
2004 37 12.4 Frisco TL AA TEX 0 0 2.45 3 3 0 0 0 0 3.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 15 0.818 4.9 0.0 2.5 7.4 3.00
2004 37 9.6 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 0 1 .000 16.20 2 2 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 8 1.800 16.2 0.0 0.0 16.2
2006 39 12.0 Charlotte IL AAA CHW 1 0 1.000 0.00 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.1 4 1 0 0 4 0 7 1 0 0 23 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 11.8 1.75
16 Seasons 32 49 .395 4.67 229 105 85 5 2 34 676.0 694 457 351 33 429 12 463 30 4 79 480 1.661 9.2 0.4 5.7 6.2 1.08
Rk (4 seasons) Rk 0 5 .000 5.23 29 9 8 0 0 0 65.1 87 60 38 2 45 2 43 2 2 11 8 2.020 12.0 0.3 6.2 5.9 0.96
A- (1 season) A- 0 1 .000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5 0.750 6.8 0.0 0.0 27.0
A (3 seasons) A 11 23 .324 5.87 68 54 6 2 1 0 300.2 322 259 196 20 246 3 174 16 0 47 1.889 9.6 0.6 7.4 5.2 0.71
A+ (3 seasons) A+ 2 2 .500 2.91 23 11 8 1 1 6 65.0 49 22 21 5 28 1 58 2 0 2 21 1.185 6.8 0.7 3.9 8.0 2.07
AA (4 seasons) AA 12 9 .571 3.76 49 28 20 2 0 12 167.2 162 82 70 4 81 2 112 7 1 13 128 1.449 8.7 0.2 4.3 6.0 1.38
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 7 9 .438 3.08 59 2 43 0 0 16 76.0 73 33 26 2 29 4 72 3 1 6 318 1.342 8.6 0.2 3.4 8.5 2.48
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1984 17 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk LAD 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 17 -2.4 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 17 -3.6 Great Falls PION Rk LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 18 -1.4 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1986 19 -3.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk LAD 27 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0
1986 19 -1.4 Great Falls PION Rk LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 19 -3.5 Bakersfield CALL A LAD 24 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0
1987 20 -2.8 Salinas CALL A SEA 17 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0
1988 21 -1.9 San Bernardino CALL A SEA 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 22 -1.6 Williamsport EL AA SEA 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ SEA 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 23 0.8 Peninsula CARL A+ SEA 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 23 -0.6 Williamsport EL AA SEA 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA SEA 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 24 0.3 Jacksonville SOUL AA SEA 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 24 -1.8 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 25 -1.6 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 26 0.0 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 27 0.8 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 31 8.5 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A+ NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 32 12.8 Yankees GULF Rk NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 32 9.6 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 35 13.9 Everett NORW A- SEA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 37 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TEX 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 37 12.7 Frisco TL AA TEX 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 37 9.8 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 39 11.7 Charlotte IL AAA CHW 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Seasons 229 7 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 0 0 0 0 0
Rk (4 seasons) Rk 29 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 68 4 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 3 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (3 seasons) A+ 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (4 seasons) AA 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1984 17 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk LAD P 10 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.10
1984 17 Great Falls PION Rk LAD P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1984 17 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD P 9 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.11
1985 18 Dodgers GULF Rk LAD P 14 11 1 9 1 0 .909 0.71
1986 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk LAD P 27 13 4 7 2 1 .846 0.41
1986 19 Great Falls PION Rk LAD P 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1986 19 Bakersfield CALL A LAD P 24 13 4 7 2 1 .846 0.46
1987 20 Salinas CALL A SEA P 17 26 5 15 6 1 .769 1.18
1988 21 San Bernardino CALL A SEA P 27 33 9 18 6 3 .818 1.00
1989 22 Williamsport EL AA SEA P 15 23 5 17 1 0 .957 1.47
1990 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-AA SEA P 28 20 7 13 0 1 1.000 0.71
1990 23 Peninsula CARL A+ SEA P 18 14 6 8 0 0 1.000 0.78
1990 23 Williamsport EL AA SEA P 10 6 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.60
1991 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SEA P 49 11 5 6 0 1 1.000 0.22
1991 24 Jacksonville SOUL AA SEA P 21 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.24
1991 24 Calgary PCL AAA SEA P 28 6 2 4 0 1 1.000 0.21
1992 25 Calgary PCL AAA SEA P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1993 26 Calgary PCL AAA SEA P 5 4 0 4 0 1 1.000 0.80
1994 27 Calgary PCL AAA SEA P 18 8 1 6 1 1 .875 0.39 1 1 50%
1998 31 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 1 50%
1999 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-Rk NYY P 5 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.40 1 1 50%
1999 32 Yankees GULF Rk NYY P 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 0
1999 32 Tampa FLOR A+ NYY P 3 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33 1 1 50%
2002 35 Everett NORW A- SEA P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2004 37 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA TEX P 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2004 37 Frisco TL AA TEX P 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2004 37 Oklahoma PCL AAA TEX P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
2006 39 Charlotte IL AAA CHW P 4 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25 0 1 100%
16 Seasons 229 154 37 100 17 9 .890 0.60 3 4 57%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1984 17 Great Falls Dodgers Pioneer League Rk LAD
1984 17 GCL Dodgers Gulf Coast League Rk LAD
1985 18 GCL Dodgers Gulf Coast League Rk LAD
1986 19 Great Falls Dodgers Pioneer League Rk LAD
1986 19 Bakersfield Dodgers California League A LAD
1987 20 Salinas Spurs California League A SEA
1988 21 San Bernardino Spirit California League A SEA
1989 22 Williamsport Bills Eastern League AA SEA
1990 23 Peninsula Pilots Carolina League A+ SEA
1990 23 Williamsport Bills Eastern League AA SEA
1991 24 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1991 24 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA SEA
1992 25 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1992 25 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1992-04-16 1992-10-04
1993 26 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1993 26 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1993-04-20 1993-10-02
1994 27 Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
1994 27 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1994-04-07 1994-08-10
1995 28 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 1995-04-28 1995-10-01
1996 29 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1996-04-03 1996-09-27
1997 30 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1997-04-01 1997-09-26
1998 31 Tampa Yankees Florida State League A+ NYY
1998 31 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1998-04-02 1998-09-24
1999 32 Tampa Yankees Florida State League A+ NYY
1999 32 GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Rk NYY
1999 32 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1999-04-05 1999-10-01
2000 33 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 2000-04-03 2000-09-26
2001 34 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2001-04-03 2001-10-07
2002 35 Everett AquaSox Northwest League A- SEA
2002 35 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2002-04-02 2002-09-26
2003 36 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2003-04-02 2003-08-05
2003 36 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 2 2003-08-07 2003-09-28
2004 37 Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League AAA TEX 2004-07-21 2004-07-24
2004 37 Frisco RoughRiders Texas League AA TEX 2004-08-25 2004-08-30
2004 37 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 2004-04-05 2004-09-30
2005 38 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2005-04-06 2005-09-07
2006 39 Charlotte Knights International League AAA CHW 2006-05-12 2006-05-21
2006 39 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2006-05-23 2006-06-02

Sabr ID: 96b1fbef

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