Pardon Chris Nelson if he takes a wrong turn inside the concrete hallways of Coors Field, heading straight toward the home clubhouse instead of veering left with his new team.
Hey, old routines are hard to break.
The New York Yankees infielder was a member of the Colorado Rockies until nine days ago, when he was designated for assignment to make room for prized prospect Nolan Arenado. Nelson was later traded to the Yankees for a player to be named or cash.
No hurt feelings, though. The player nicknamed ''Nellie'' understands the situation.
He's looking forward to his return as the Rockies welcome in the Yankees - and their fleet of fans - for a three-game series starting Tuesday night. All of Nelson's belongings are still in the Mile High City.
A lot of his friends, too.
''I enjoyed my time in Colorado,'' Nelson said. ''My teammates. Great fans. The mountain view is beautiful. Just a nice place.''
As he makes himself at home with the Yankees, Nelson also is searching for a ne...