Originally Posted by blandman
Taking a low A catcher doesn't seem to make a lot of sense considering we have to carry him on the major league roster all season. Given his lack of production, I doubt he'd even win a backup spot from our other also-rans. My guess is we're hoping to offer him back and have them say no thanks.
Agree. Unlikely he makes the Opening Day roster. If Nieto looks promising during Spring Training, we can always attempt to work out a trade with Washington in lieu of offering him back.