Nelson split his time between playing shortstop

and serving as the team's closer while he was a member of Oregon

Nelson had to battle with an eye issue during the "lost 2020"

that ultimately necessitated surgery to reinforce the

collagen fibres in his cornea. He painstakingly spent 2020 fixing

on his relatively shaky mechanics in addition to the surgery

Nelson went from being a questionable starter/reliver

prospect to a legitimate starting prospect as a result of

his health and mechanical advancements. Nelson's errant command was 

discovered and brought under control once modifications were made

moving it from below average to just above average