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Height: 5' 10" Weight: 200 lbs
College Experience: Wabash Valley College
Resides: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
Jonathan Nieves is in his first season with the ThunderBolts and first as a professional in 2022. He signed with the Bolts as a free agent on August 10, 2022. He attended Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, Illinois and graduated in 2021 after playing two seasons there. In his final college campaign, he hit .393 with 13 home runs and 62 RBIs in 56 games. He finished with an OPS of 1.320. In the pandemic-shortened 2020 campaign, he batted .364 in 18 games while slugging three homers.
Prior to Wabash Valley, he attended Chipola College, where he was a .200 hitter over 48 games as a freshman. In 2018, he was part of the Indians' JUCO World Series winning team. Nieves attended high school at Colegio San Ángel David in San Juan, Puerto Rico.