Dress had chosen the contract of the catcher. Webster RivasKevin Acee from San Diego Union-Tribune It is one of the people to report. In other moves, the team recalled the release. Nicramirez And infielder / off-field options Brian O’Grady.
Rivas is joining Padres after his injury on Thursday. Austin NolaThat have joined Victor Karatini To make up the top two backstops of the team this season. It’s a dream opportunity for Rivas, 30, who has never played in a big event. He will start Padres’ game against the Astros on Friday against Acee.
Rivas spent a minor league career in the league with the Southern California organization, having previously played with the Dodgers and Angels since debuting in 2010.The Dominican native has appeared in a Triple-A ball in four different seasons. It included the current campaign and hit 293 / .394 / .470 with six home runs in 194 trips to the plate at that level.