Nick Nelson called up to Double-A Trenton

TAMPA, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Rutherford and Gulf Coast alumnus Nick Nelson is moving up the Yankees farm ladder once again.

For the second time this season, Nelson has earned a call up from the Advanced-A Tampa Tarpons to the Double-A Trenton Thunder.

In 18 games with the Tarpons, Nelson has compiled a 7-5 record with a 3.36 ERA and 99 strikeouts in 88.1 innings pitched, starting 17 of the 18 games he has pitched in.

Nelson's first call up occurred in July, culminating in a four inning, five strikeout no decision in a spot start for the Thunder.