Colorado Rockies catcher Wil Nieves is ready to return from a turf toe injury that landed him on the 15-day disabled list, but he won't be re-joining the big league club. Nieves has been designated for assignment by Coloradoas the 34-year old catcher is out of options.
— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) August 1, 2012
#Rockies reinstate catcher Wil Nieves from 15-day disabled list and designate him for assignment.
Nieves is hitting .298 with one home run and five RBIs this season. He last played on July 8 in a 4-3 loss to the Washington Nationals.