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Jeff Nelson, New York Yankee Version 3.0? No Thanks.
Thursday, January 12, 2006
Come on, Yanks. Let it go.

Righty pitcher Jeff Nelson has put in quite a bit of time on the Yankees pitching mound in his 14-year career, pitching in the Bronx for five seasons in the late nineties and half of the 2003 season. In true Yankees fashion, Yanks execs are considering offering Nelson another tenure in New York. Granted, it would not be a blockbuster deal – it would be a nonroster spring training invite like the deal offered to Al Leiter – but the very fact that the Yankees are considering offering Nelson any contract at all is so frustratingly familiar I can hardly stand to read about it. Nelson has had a successful 14-year career, but what can he offer to the Yankees at this stage that our other relievers cannot?
posted by Yankees Chick @ Thursday, January 12, 2006  
6 Comments:
  • At 8:26 PM, Anonymous Captain Scurvy said…

    Yankees-Chick, I couldn't agree more. Just say "no" to Nellie in pinstripes v3.0.

    But I can't help wonder, like you, just what in tarnation is a-goin' on over at the Yankees office.

    Consider this theory: after last year's pitching merry-go-round the front office has decided to hedge bets early. By NRIng Leiter and Nelson the team has made a very low-risk (and low-cost) "acquisition" of their services at least throughout the spring. Even if neither makes the actual roster-- which is what most sensible Yankees fans fervently hope-- they probably won't go play anywhere else, either.

    Now, should our pitching situation implode again, we have two bullpen guys that everybody on the teams knows and is comfortable with and whose present abilities (or lack thereof) are known quantities to Joe Torre and his staff.

    That sounds like a pretty smart idea.

     
  • At 10:06 AM, Anonymous reedster said…

    The guy still has a pretty decent strikeout rate, which is a good indicator that he can pitch.

    His other numbers from last year are kind of lackluster.

    But, I wouldn't mind him on my fave team, the Dodgers... not at all.

     
  • At 2:59 PM, Blogger Joseph P. said…

    8.35 strikeouts per nine innings
    5.40 walks per nine innings
    1.55 strikeouts to walks ratio

    His strikeout rate has declined and walk rate has increased with every season. Just can't dig him for 2006, barring serious injury of course.

     
  • At 2:18 AM, Blogger Marc Normandin said…

    Ugh...Jeff Nelson.

     
  • At 9:47 AM, Blogger Marc Normandin said…

    Chacon

    Commenting on the poll on the right...I wouldn't be worried about Chacon, since he seems to have it easy outside of Coors.

     
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