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Nelson makes return to mound

March 12, 2019 - 3:20 pm

PHOENIX -- Jimmy Nelson pitched Monday for the first time since September 2017.

His long-awaited return last one inning against the Chicago White Sox. Working the rust off his throwing shoulder, he allowed two runs on four hits while striking out three. 

The victory for Nelson, though, wasn't in what he accomplished on the mound at American Family Fields of Phoenix. It was the reception he got from teammates, fans and media members alike. Read more here.