Wil Nieves

Philadelphia Phillies #21 - Catcher

  • Born: 09/25/77
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 190
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

NatsFest Special: The Many Roads to NatsTown

So who is going to NatsFest on Saturday? We are. d_c_guy is. Are you? Hopefully we see you there if you're going. But how did you get there? How did you become a fan of the Washington Nationals? Here's one story...

Wil Nieves signs with Phillies

Another spot on the roster will definitely need to be re-filled for 2014, with the news that Wil Nieves will be playing for Philadelphia next year.

Wil(l) Nieves be back with Arizona?

We conclude our look at the impending Diamondbacks free-agents, with back-up catcher Wil Nieves.

Reds' Broxton exits with injury

The Reds might lose their eighth-inning specialist to injury less than two weeks after he returned from a near-two-month stint on the DL.

Chris Rusin. Who? Chris Rusin!

Chris Rusin is a 26-year-old southpaw who pitches for the rebuilding Chicago Cubs. He has started 13 games in his major league career, without a tremendous amount of fanfare. Expect the Nationals to see some hittable pitches tonight.

SnakeBytes: Steeling ourselves for Pittsburgh

Diamondbacks old, Diamondbacks current, trouble in Tampa, plus home-runs short and long. Just another day in SnakeBytes...

Total bullpen failure dooms O's to 7-6 loss in ARI

The Orioles came out on the wrong end of a back-and-forth contest in Arizona on Monday night, losing a 7-6 game to the Diamondbacks when Darren O'Day served up a home run to Adam Eaton. Chris Davis hit his 43rd home run in the game.

Preview: Encore!

Last time we thumped Hellickson and the Rays, it didn't appear to help much. Will last yesterday's victory be any better, and prove the catalyst to get our season going?

Diamondbacks 8, Cubs 4: Triumph of the Wil

Let us pause to appreciate the pleasant surprise which has been backup catcher Wil Nieves this season.

Gonzalez leaves game after 4 innings

Gonzalez has been battling a muscle strain in his neck for a week, and left Wednesday's game after the fourth inning.

D=backs 3, Rockies 4: We Prove To Be The Dopes

I'm recapping tonight, since Clefo is participating in a vintage baseball tourney. It's not much stretch to claim that his team probably played better than the D-backs, especially early. Gibson and Ross were ejected, though we showed late spirit.

Diamondbacks Release Rod Barajas

One question was answered today: this move means Wil Nieves is now apparently locked in as our backup catcher.

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