• by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Report: Nationals sign Chris Nelson to minor-league deal

    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.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Report: Chris Nelson signs minor league deal with Brewers

    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.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Philles release Chris Nelson

    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.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Philies option Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Hector Neris

    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.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Phillies invite five to spring training as non-roster players

    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.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Phillies sign trio to minor league deals

    The Phillies signed infielder Chris Nelson, pitcher Paul Clemens, and catcher Koyie Hill to minor league contracts.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Chris Nelson clears waivers, sent outright to Triple-A

    Infielder Chris Nelson cleared waivers and was was sent outright to Triple-A El Paso on Thursday. Nelson batted .233 in 27 games for the Padres before he was designated for assignment Tuesday.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Padres designate two for assignment Tuesday

    The Padres have designated pitcher Troy Patton and infielder Chris Nelson for assignment Tuesday. Patton was activated from the disabled list and immediately designated for assignment. Nelson was brought back from paternity leave.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Chris Nelson added to Padres roster

    The Padres selected the contract of infielder Chris Nelson from Triple-A El Paso Friday, to take the roster spot vacated by Irving Falu Thursday. Nelson had been playing with the Padres' affiliate in El-Paso after signing in mid-June. Nelson was hitting .293/.422/.463 prior to his callup.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Chris Nelson signs minors deal with Padres

    The Padres signed infielder Chris Nelson to a minor-league deal Thursday, after he was released by the Reds. According to MLB.com, Nelson will report to Triple-A El Paso.