Adrian Nieto

Adrian Nieto #17

  • C
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 10"/205
  • Age: 26

Adrian Nieto MLB Career Stats

.236 2 7 0 .635

Adrian Nieto Bio

  • Full Name: Adrian Nieto
  • Pronunciation: knee-EH-toe
  • Born: 11/12/1989 in Havana, Cuba
  • Draft: 2008, Washington Nationals, 5th rd. (151st overall)
  • High School: American Heritage School, Plantation, FL
  • Debut: April 2, 2014
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MLB Career Stats 106 8 25 2 7 0 .236 .296 .635
  • Status: Disabled 7-Day


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Adrian Nieto Stats

*Since 2006

Adrian Nieto Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

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January 14, 2016 at 2:56 PM ET

Marlins invite 20 players to Spring Training

In a week in which the Marlins have made some major moves, like coming to terms with free-agent lefty Wei-Yin Chen and signing Dee Gordon to a five-year contract, the organization on Thursday announced a number of Minor League deals.

November 26, 2015 at 7:36 AM ET

Marlins ink Nieto to Minor League deal

The Marlins added some catching depth by signing Adrian Nieto to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.


Adrian Nieto Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Mesa AFL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Washington NL

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Birmingham SOU

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Hagerstown SAL

Adrian Nieto Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 23, 2016 New Orleans Zephyrs placed C Adrian Nieto on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 21, 2016.
December 2, 2015 C Adrian Nieto assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs.
November 6, 2015 C Adrian Nieto elected free agency.
October 7, 2015 Chicago White Sox sent C Adrian Nieto outright to Birmingham Barons.
October 7, 2015 Birmingham Barons activated C Adrian Nieto.
October 5, 2015 Chicago White Sox recalled C Adrian Nieto from Birmingham Barons.
September 9, 2015 Birmingham Barons activated C Adrian Nieto from the 7-day disabled list.
August 29, 2015 Birmingham Barons placed C Adrian Nieto on the 7-day disabled list.
April 9, 2015 C Adrian Nieto assigned to Birmingham Barons.
March 18, 2015 Chicago White Sox optioned C Adrian Nieto to Charlotte Knights.
December 12, 2013 Chicago White Sox claimed C Adrian Nieto off waivers from Washington Nationals.
December 12, 2013 Adrian Nieto roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
March 30, 2013 C Adrian Nieto assigned to Potomac Nationals from Hagerstown Suns.
March 27, 2013 Adrian Nieto assigned to Washington Nationals.
July 14, 2012 Adrian Nieto roster status changed by Hagerstown Suns.
July 5, 2012 sent C Adrian Nieto on a rehab assignment to GCL Nationals.
June 6, 2012 Hagerstown Suns placed C Adrian Nieto on the 7-day disabled list.
March 28, 2012 C Adrian Nieto assigned to Washington Nationals.
August 1, 2011 C Adrian Nieto assigned to Hagerstown Suns from Potomac Nationals.
July 25, 2011 Adrian Nieto assigned to Potomac Nationals from Auburn Doubledays.
April 5, 2011 Adrian Nieto assigned to Auburn Doubledays from Hagerstown Suns.
February 3, 2011 Adrian Nieto roster status changed by Hagerstown Suns.
June 11, 2010 C Adrian Nieto assigned to Hagerstown Suns from Harrisburg Senators.
June 5, 2010 Adrian Nieto assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Hagerstown Suns.
April 7, 2010 Adrian Nieto assigned to Hagerstown Suns from GCL Nationals.

Adrian Nieto Bio Info

Single … is a 2008 graduate of American Heritage (Fla.) High School … his 2008 team won the Baseball America national championship … was named to the 2007 Aflac All-American Team as a catcher.


Made his first Opening Day roster in his first season in the White Sox organization … became the first catcher since Washington's Jesus Flores in 2007 to go directly from Class A to the major leagues after being selected in the Rule 5 draft...The Sox went 6-26 in his starts … starters owned a 5.38 ERA (179 ER/299.2 IP) when he was behind the plate … threw out 10.7 percent (3-28) of attempted basestealers...Batted .349 (15-43) on the road, compared to .159 (10-63) at U.S. Cellular Field … hit .226 (19-84) with two home runs and seven RBI left-handed (.273/0/0 as a right-hander)...Made his major-league debut as a pinch runner on 4/2 vs. Minnesota and scored his first run...Made his first start on 4/5 at Kansas City...Reached base on a fifth-inning error charged to third baseman Mike Moustakas, which Major League Baseball later changed to a double, resulting in his first hit...Joined 1B Jose Abreu, RF Dayan Viciedo and SS Alexei Ramirez in the starting lineup, marking the first time four Cubanborn players were in the same starting lineup since Cleveland on Opening Day 1969 (STATS LLC)...Registered his first career multihit game (two singles) on 4/16 vs. Boston … recorded his first RBI on 5/2 at Cleveland … drove in two runs on 5/18 at Houston...Hit safely in five straight games from 7/6-27 (.353, 6-17)...Hit his first career home run on 7/27 at Minnesota off Casey Fien...Connected on a solo homer on 9/14 vs. the Twins...Appeared in 18 games with Cibao of the Dominican Winter League, batting .354 (23-65) with two homers and five RBI...Attended the Sox hitters camp in Arizona from 1/14-16.


Spent the entire season with Class A Potomac … made 86 starts at catcher and threw out 33.3 percent (42-126) of attempted basestealers … ranked fifth in the Carolina League in on-base percentage (.373) and ranked among the CL catching leaders in runs scored (1st, 68), games (1st, 110), doubles (T1st, 29), RBI (T2nd, 53), hits (3rd, 111), average (4th, .285) and home runs (4th, 11) … hit .318 (34-107) with 21 RBI with RISP … batted .304 (95-313) with 10 homers and 47 RBI vs. right-handers and .310 (58-187) at home … appeared in 13 games with the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .271 (13-48) with six RBI and six runs scored … was selected to the AFL Fall Stars Game … was selected to the Team Spain roster for the World Baseball Classic, appearing in two games … Sox acquisition was recommended by John Tumminia and Kevin Bootay.


Spent most of the season with Class A Hagerstown but also appeared in eight games with the Gulf Coast Nationals during an injury rehabilitation assignment … combined to hit .247 (70-283) with seven home runs, 42 RBI and 35 runs scored over 78 games … was named to the South Atlantic midseason All-Star Team … was on the Hagerstown disabled list from 6/6-7/14 with a strained left oblique … appeared in four games for Team Spain during the World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament (Spain went 3-1 and qualified for the WBC).


Combined to hit .278 (58-209) with seven home runs, 34 RBI and 38 runs scored over 59 games between Class A Auburn, Hagerstown and Class A Potomac … began the season on the Hagerstown restricted list and was reinstated on 6/1.


Appeared in 60 games in his first full season with Hagerstown … played 50 games at catcher and one at first base … threw out 33.9 percent (25-74) of attempted basestealers.


Spent the season with the GCL Nationals, his first full season in the Washington system.


Made his professional debut with the GCL Nationals, appearing in eight games … was recommended/signed by Tony Arango.