Nieves set to return to Nats on Saturday

Nieves set to return to Nats on Saturday

ATLANTA -- Nationals catcher Wil Nieves, who was placed on the temporary leave list, said on Thursday that he will return to the team on Saturday against the Phillies.

Nieves is currently in Virginia to be with his wife, who gave birth to a girl, Maria Isabel, on Wednesday night. Maria came in at a healthy 7.06 pounds and 20.5 inches.