MLB Trade Rumors "The Padres announced that they have designated veteran catcher Wil Nieves for assignment in order to clear a 40-man roster spot for top prospect Austin Hedges, whose previously reported promotion is now official. Nieves, 37, won the Padres’ backup catching job out of Spring Training but rarely..." May 04
CSN Philly "There could be another exclusive pitcher-catcher duo for the Phillies. Remember the Steve Carlton-Tim McCarver combination so prevalent and productive? Now, there could be another pitcher-catcher combo to work exclusively. The duo of pitcher A. J. Burnett and catcher Wil Nieves is slowly..." April 28
Wil Nieves is headed to the phillies. solid backup catcher type.
I'm told Dbacks have signed veteran C Rod Barajas. Don't know contract details, but he'll probably compete with Wil Nieves for backup job.