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Wil Nieves

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Biography Data
Positions: C-1344, 1B-49, OF-4, 2B-2, DH-1, 3B-1
Proper Name: Wilbert Nieves
Born: September 25, 1977 (38.336)
Place San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
College:
Drafted: 1995 -- 47th round (1286th overall) by San Diego Padres (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 21,2002 (24.299)
Service Time:7.161 (2015)
TBC Player ID:6438
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-06-16 - Released by Braves More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves (2015-05-13)
Organizations:SDN, ANA, NYA, WAS, ATL, MIL, COL, ARI, PHI
Relationship(s):Brother of Melvin Nieves



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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-06-16cFAMLBReleased by Braves---
    2015-05-13Atlanta BravescMinorsGwinnettAAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-05-12cFAMLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2015-05-09San Diego PadrescMinorsSan Diego PadresMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2015-05-05San Diego PadrescDFASan Diego PadresMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-04-06San Diego PadrescActive-MLBSan Diego PadresMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-02-03San Diego PadrescMinorsSan Diego PadresMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014
    2014-10-31cFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-07-21Philadelphia PhilliescActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-07-09Philadelphia PhilliescDL-15ClearwaterA+Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab---
    2014-07-05Philadelphia PhilliescDL-15Gulf Coast PhilliesRkAssigned to GCL Phillies (Rk) for rehab---
    2014-06-24Philadelphia PhilliescDL-15Philadelphia PhilliesMLBDL-15 Strained right quad40man
    2013
    2013-12-05Philadelphia PhilliescActive-MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.125m)40man
    2013-10-31cFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2012
    2012-12-06Arizona DiamondbackscActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBSigned to 1-year contract ($0.8m)40man
    2012-12-01-CFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-08-06Arizona DiamondbackscActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBClaimed off waivers from Rockies by Diamondbacks40man
    2012-08-01Colorado RockiesCActive-MLBColorado RockiesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-08-01Colorado RockiesCDFAColorado RockiesMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2012-07-24Colorado RockiesCDL-15Colorado SpringsAAAAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab40man
    2012-07-13Colorado RockiescDL-15Colorado RockiesMLBDL-15 Turf toe, right foot40man
    2012-05-25Colorado RockiescActive-MLBColorado RockiesMLBContract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA)40man
    2012-04-01Colorado RockiescMinorsColorado SpringsAAAAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) ---
    2012-02-02Colorado RockiesColorado RockiesMLB---
    2010
    2010-12-10Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee BrewersMLB---
    2010-01-19Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2009
    2009-02-14Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2008
    2008-01-14Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2006
    2006-09-02New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    2005
    2005-03-02New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Rockies
    Traded by Brewers to Braves
    Signed by Brewers
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Angels to Yankees for Bret Prinz.
    Claimed on waivers by Angels from Padres.
    Released by Padres
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by San Diego Padres in 47th round (1286th overall) of 1995 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015San Diego Padres$ 850,0005042045$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Philadelphia Phillies$ 1,125,0004431851$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Arizona Diamondbacks$ 800,0004672049$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.125m)
    2012Arizona Diamondbacks$ 480,000760330$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-12-06 - Signed to 1-year contract ($0.8m)
    2012-02-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.414m) Minor league contract
    2012Colorado Rockies$ 480,000760250$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-12-06 - Signed to 1-year contract ($0.8m)
    2012-02-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.414m) Minor league contract
    2011Milwaukee Brewers$ 775,0004862047$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Washington Nationals$ 700,0004791447$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-12-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($0.775m)
    2010-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.7m) Avoided arbitration
    2009Washington Nationals$ 445,0005301934$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.445m)
    2008Washington Nationals$ 390,000753330$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.4m) Minor league contract
    2007New York Yankees$ 382,1507052813$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006New York Yankees$ 328,6007263310$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-09-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.329m) Contract purchased from minors
    2005New York Yankees$ 300,000794420$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-03-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.3m)
    2002San Diego Padres$ 200,000757470$ 200,000$ 2,011,045

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