The Nationals signed third baseman Chris Nelson to a minor-league contract, reports MLBDailyDish.com. Nelson hit .233 in 27 games last season for the Padres.
A day after being released by Philadelphia, infielder Chris Nelson has signed a minor league deal with the Brewers, according to a report by SB Nation. Nelson will report to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
The Phillies released infielder Chris Nelson on Friday, MLB.com reported. Nelson has appeared in 282 MLB games with four different teams over the last five years. He opened this season at Triple-A Lehigh Valley and was hitting .278 with no home runs and five RBI when he was released.
The Phillies optioned pitchers Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez and Hector Neris to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and reassigned four players to minor-league camp. Gonzalez was in the mix to win a rotation spot heading into the spring but posted a 7.53 ERA while giving up 25 hits in 14 1/3 innings. Neris surrendered 10 runs (eight earned) in nine spring innings. The team reassigned pitcher Paul Clemens, catcher Koyie Hill and infielders Chris McGuiness and Chris Nelson to minor-league camp.
The Phillies announced Tuesday they signed pitcher Paul Clemens, catcher Rene Garcia, catcher Koyie Hill, infielder Chris Nelson and infielder Cord Phelps to minor-league contracts. All five players received invites to spring training as non-roster invitees.