Wayland Eugene Nelson
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 172 lb.
Born: December 3, 1960 in Tampa, FL
High School: Pasco HS (Dade City, FL)
Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 30th round of the 1978 amateur draft.
Debut: May 4, 1981 (Age 20.152, 12,057th in MLB history)
vs. CAL 6.0 IP, 4 H, 4 SO, 2 BB, 2 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1982 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/WhiteSox/Angels/Mariners/Yankees/... 1981-1993
Last Game: September 29, 1993 (Age 32.300)
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News -- January 2016
- 1/14 The Captain's Blog: Yankees Mighty Pen Promises to Write History; Trio of Relievers Has Potential for Historic Dominance: Aroldis Chapman has been officially named the new Yankeesâ closer, replacing Andrew Miller, who just so happened to be last...
News -- June 2015
- 6/15 Reviewing the Brew: Top Hitters in Milwaukee Brewers Minor League History: #14 Carlos Ponce, El Paso: Carlos Ponce was signed in 1980 as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers. The Puerto Rican native batted right and threw right,...
News -- December 2014
- 12/12 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #167 DANNY TARTABULL: LEFT YOU WANTING MORE.SAID HIS YANKEE YEARS WERE LIKE BEING IN JAIL.DEFINING THE PLAYERWith the Winter Meetings just concluded,...
News -- June 2014
- 6/23 Swingin' A's: A’s Closer and Set-Up Roles Becoming Defined: In past articles I've been critical of the A’s bullpen (Athletics’ Bullpen Is Making Every Game An Adventure...
News -- May 2014
- 5/14 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–May 14, 1993: 1993: Wally Joyner drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the 10th, giving the Royals the winning run in a 2-1 battle with the...
News -- October 2013
- 10/15 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: ALCS Game Three Thread – Red Sox (1) at Tigers (1): First Pitch â 4:07PM â Fox John Lackey (10-13, 3.52) vs. Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.46) Note: Sadness for me today as I will...
- 10/13 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: ALCS Game Two Thread – Red Sox vs. Tigers – Tigers Lead 1-0: First Pitch â 8:15PM â Fox Clay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74) vs. Max Scherzer (21-3, 2.90) Red Sox Game One History 1975 â WON...
News -- May 2012
- 5/3 PaulLebowitz.com: It Works Both Ways With The Decried Save Stat: While I disagree with much of what the hard core stat guys say about relief pitching and in the âweâll tell them what to do...
News -- September 2011
- 9/25 B-R Blog: Brandon Morrow finally gets a ground-ball double play: The other night Brandon Morrow finally registered his first ground-ball double play of the season. It came against Desmond Jennings...
News -- March 2011
- 3/3 B-R Blog: Relief Appearances Of 3+ IP In Postseason Deciding Games: How many players, from 1903 to 2010, have come into a post-season deciding game out of the bullpen and thrown 3 innings or more?...
News -- August 2010
- 8/23 WasWatching: What Does Ivan Nova Have In Common With These Guys?: Here’s the list: Rk Player Â 1 Bob Wickman Ind. Games 2 Dave Righetti Ind. Games 3 Gil Patterson Ind. Games 4 Gene Nelson...