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Yankees Put Nelson on DL

May 3, 1999

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The New York Yankees put right-handed pitcher Jeff Nelson on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation of the elbow Monday and called up Jay Tessmer from Triple-A Columbus.

Nelson was 1-1 with no saves and a 6.10 ERA in 10 1-3 innings. He had given up 11 hits and 11 walks and struck out 11.

Tessmer, a right-hander, was 1-0 with a 0.96 ERA in nine appearances at Columbus.

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