In 1992, David Nied changed baseball history.
Called up by the Braves for a September trial, Nied proceeded to give up just 10 hits in 23 innings, post a 1.17 ERA and advertise himself as one of the Braves' most promising arms. So promising that when Atlanta left him available in that November's expansion draft, the Rockies jumped all over him with the first overall pick.
Nied's great month didn't last -- he flamed out pretty quickly -- but the ultimate disappointment, it turns out, ...
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