Yankees Put Nelson on DL
May. 03, 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.