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Humbling time for Moyer, Nelson

Phillies starter kicked around; Sox reliever kicked to the curb

Updated: June 12, 2010, 6:31 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- While career journeyman Joe Nelson was on his way to Logan Airport to catch a flight home after the Red Sox designated him for assignment Friday, longtime big-league pitcher Jamie Moyer was just arriving at Fenway Park.

This was a case of two completely different pitchers with two completely different careers. But the goal has been the same for both.

The day could be the last of Nelson's playing career. The night was the worst performance of Moyer's.

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