Wednesday, December 24, 2008
MLB NEWS: LAST MAN ON MOUND AT SHEA INKS NEW FREE AGENT PACT
Normally, this item wouldn't merit as much attention on this blog as it's getting. But because righty reliever Joe Nelson was, after all, the last man to throw a pitch on the Shea Stadium mound, his new status is worth a mention. Nelson, the former Florida Marlin and winning pitcher against the Mets two months ago in Shea Stadium's final game has, according to the Miami Herald, signed a one-year, $1.3 million deal with the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays.
Posted by Gil Griffin at 3:58 PM