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Wil Nieves #21 - C

Philadelphia

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1977/09/25
  • POB: San Juan, PR
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by San Diego in 1995 (47th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date17626187014015101.290.302.452.754
On Pace73266267730041706440-.290.302.452.754

Scouting Report

AssetsDoes a decent job of filling in for starting catchers in a pinch. Has excellent receiving and game-calling skills. Throws very well.
FlawsDoesn't have a lot of home-run power. Tends to struggle with the bat when given regular playing time. Has occasional brain cramps.
Career potentialVeteran defensive catcher.

Honours and Awards

1999California League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/21Missed 28 games (right quad).
2014/06/24Right quad, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 19th, 2014).
2014/06/19Right quad, day-to-day.
2013/12/05Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies to a one-year contract.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2012/12/05Re-signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2012/11/30Arizona Diamondbacks declined to tender a contract.
2012/08/06Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2012/08/01Missed 16 games (right foot injury).
2012/08/01Designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies.
2012/07/13Right foot injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 9th, 2012).
2012/05/25Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2012/04/01Assigned by the Colorado Rockies to their minor league camp.
2012/02/02Re-signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2011/12/16Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2011/10/03Refused minor league assignment from the Atlanta Braves and opted for free agency.
2011/07/27Acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers.
2011/06/15Outrighted to Nashville (AAA).
2010/12/10Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2010/12/02Washington Nationals declined to tender a contract.
2010/08/18Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2010/01/19Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a one-year contract.
2009/09/29Missed 10 games (hamstring).
2009/09/19Hamstring, day-to-day.
2009/02/14Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a one-year contract.
2008/04/16Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2007/11/03Opted for minor league free agency.
2007/07/22Designated for assignment by the New York Yankees.
2007/04/26Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2006/10/03Did not make the New York Yankees playoff roster.
2006/09/01Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2006/04/13Outrighted to Columbus (AAA).
2006/04/07Designated for assignment by the New York Yankees.
2005/10/04Did not make the New York Yankees playoff roster.
2005/09/01Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2005/04/01Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2005/03/29Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2005/03/01Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2004/08/11Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA).
2004/08/04Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA).
2004/03/29Assigned by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to their minor league camp.
2004/02/20Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2003/03/29Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA).
2002/12/18Claimed off waivers from the San Diego Padres.
2002/09/03Recalled from Portland (AAA).
2002/08/24Optioned to Portland (AAA).
2002/07/20Contract purchased from Portland (AAA).

Trades

2013/12/05Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2012/08/06Signed as a free agent by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2011/12/16Signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2011/07/27Milwaukee Brewers traded Wil Nieves to the Atlanta Braves for cash.
2010/12/10Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2008/02/05Signed by the Washington Nationals to a minor league contract.
2005/03/29Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim traded Wil Nieves to the New York Yankees for Bret Prinz.
2002/12/18Anaheim Angels claimed off waivers Wilbert Nieves from the San Diego Padres.
1995/06/01Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 47th round in 1995.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014PhiladelphiaNL17626187014015101.290.302.452.754
2013ArizonaNL711951658110122832002.297.320.369.689
2012ArizonaNL1636411101318011.306.324.417.741
2012ColoradoNL1647314201539001.298.333.404.737
2012Total Col/AriNL32837253028417012.301.330.410.740
2012Colorado SpringsAAA3411115344031662011-.306.336.423.759
2011MilwaukeeNL2050272000312001.140.189.180.369
2011GwinnettAAA2171820201661110-.282.333.352.685
2011NashvilleAAA2388315201641100-.170.213.227.440
2010WashingtonNL5915810328031682900-.203.244.310.554
2009WashingtonNL722242058601261745106.259.313.299.612
2008WashingtonNL68176154691120132901-.261.309.341.650
2008ColumbusAAA92536100236100.240.321.280.601
2007NY YankeesAL2661610400829002.164.190.230.420
2007Scranton/WBAAA27905231218610100.256.306.344.650
2006NY YankeesAL6600000001000.000.000.000.000
2006ColumbusAAA883212983130534182921-.259.298.346.644
2005NY YankeesAL3400000001000.000.000.000.000
2005ColumbusAAA102380451102234371338117.289.313.395.708
2004Salt LakeAAA1084216012522810531264367.297.316.458.774
2003Salt LakeAAA102361481021624382553128.283.327.371.698
2002San DiegoNL28722133103415105.181.224.250.474
2002PortlandAAA702372473202729540003.308.321.498.819
2001MobileAA9533028992403411840103.300.336.400.736
2000Las VegasAAA1100000000000.000.000.000.000
2000MobileAA682141857404301622114.266.319.341.660
2000Rancho CucaA31101162650091517205.257.350.307.657
1999Rancho CucaA120427581402627614054275.328.389.447.836
1998ClintonA115380479722035547697914.255.343.337.680
1997ClintonA18556121117610217.218.290.327.617
1997AZL PadresR82728200255100.296.406.370.776
1996AZL PadresR4311323395022213193410.345.413.442.855
TotalMLB4021091842675329107592053219.245.284.322.606
TotalAL35716104008211002.141.164.197.361
TotalNL367102078257492999571943217.252.292.330.622
TotalAAA5852106240591103173622998282111125.281.312.397.709
TotalAA163544461562807713462217.287.329.377.706
TotalA28496312727554311132108150131731.286.361.382.743
TotalR5114025477022418244410.336.411.429.840

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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