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Wil Nieves Signs Minor League Deal with San Diego Padres

View image | gettyimages.com According to U-T San Diego's Dennis Lin, catcher Wil Nieves, who appeared in 36 games with the Phillies throughout the 2014 season, has signed with the San Diego Padres to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Lin adds that Nieves, 37, will...
Via Philliedelphia
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwynn returns, Nieves to DL

Following the death of his father, Tony Gwynn Jr. has returned to the Phillies roster after being placed on the bereavement list on June 16. Tony Sr. died following a lengthy bout with cancer last week at age 52. Gwynn Jr., 31, is hitting just .155 this year in 101 plate appearances. He’ll take the roster spot of catcher Wil Nieves, who blew a tire running the bases on June 18 and...
Via Phillies Nation
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies C Wil Nieves is on Tinder and looking to ‘have a good time’

I hate to put a guy on blast when he’s just looking for some love, but this was too good to pass up. Our friend Elika Sadeghi tweeted a screenshot of a Tinder profile she says she came across on Tuesday night, and it happened to belong to none other than Philadelphia Phillies catcher Wil […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Wil Nieves 2010 Highlight Reel

So Wil Nieves has a brother who lives in Puerto Rico who posted a 3+ minute video of Wil Nieves' 2010 highlights on YouTube? Here's a description of the video posted by "osky208", translated from Spanish to English via GoogleTranslate: Well here is the highlights of my brother Wil Nieves with the Washington Nationals. Now he will be exploring other organization....
Via Nationals Enquirer
December 08, 2010  |  Discuss

How Wil Nieves Got Revenge on the Marlins

    (Wil Nieves hit an absolute bomb into the upper deck in left field at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday night. Serious fun, like the sign says. Screengrabs via mlb.com) The most notable item lost in the Nyjer Morgan brouhaha last night in Miami? Not the fact that Scott Olsen likely pitched his last game as a National with another stinker of a performance (1.2 IP, 8 H, 9 ER...
Via Nationals Enquirer
September 02, 2010  |  Discuss

Where There's a Wil, There's a Way

  (Wil Nieves went deep? Photo of TV/MASN by Nationals Enquirer staff.) "The runs we got early really helps loosen people up. I think everybody saw that John was himself, really throwing well." (Jim Riggleman, via Washington Post, 8/14/2010) Wil Nieves puts Nats on his back. Wil Nieves 4, Diamondbacks 2: Also, John Lannan was very good -- looking like his old...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 14, 2010  |  Discuss

Wil Nieves says: "We block balls."

Who? Wil Nieves blocks balls! Note to Mike Rizzo: Wil Nieves wants you to know it isn't necessary to go out and find another catcher for defensive purposes for next season. Wil says the Nats will do just fine in 2010 with he and Josh Bard, thank you very much. Via Nationals dot com: 'If you look at the games, count how many balls the pitchers throw in the dirt," Nieves...
Via Nationals Enquirer
September 21, 2009  |  Discuss

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