A native of Puerto Rico, Nelson comes to Extra Innings - Wappinger after a professional playing career for his hometown of Humacao. Nelson started his career off with a bang for the Orientales de Humacao, leading La Liga de Béisbol Doble A Juvenil de Puerto Rico (LBDAJPR) with a .394 batting average in 2015. Nelson received a promotion to play for the Grises de Humacao the following year, where he was primarily utilized as a catcher in Liga de Béisbol Superior Doble A de Puerto Rico (LBSDAPR). Nelson also saw time at 1st base, 2nd base, and 3rd base during his professional career.
Nelson currently coaches for the Cadets Baseball Academy.
Team: St. Louis Cardinals
TV Show: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Fun Fact: Nelson loves dogs! He has seven (7) German Shepherds - Aragorn, Argus, Jake, Niko, Diva, Dana, and Ada.