|Feb. 3 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET19:19 ET0:19 GMT8:19 5:19 PM MST7:19 PM EST7:49 PM VEN4:19 UAE (+1)6:19 PM CT-The San Diego Padres have signed catcher Wil Nieves to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The 37-year-old Nieves originally signed with the Padres after they took him in the 47th round of the 1995 amateur draft.
Analysis: Nieves played in 28 games with the Padres in 2002 before being released. He's also played for the New York Yankees, Washington, Milwaukee, Colorado, Arizona and Philadelphia. He's a career .243 hitter with nine homers and 110 RBIs.