Brewers Outright George Kottaras

Aside from signing Ryan Braun through 2020, the Brewers announced a series of transactions today.  Catcher George Kottaras was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville, leaving the team's 40-man roster at 38.  Also, Mike McClendon was optioned, LaTroy Hawkins was reinstated, and Zack Greinke's rehab assignment will continue Sunday for the Nashville Sounds.

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  1. brewersnrays 4 years ago

    These moves leave the 25 man roster at 24… What else is in play here? Does braun’s new contract require its own roster spot?

    • Nicely played, sir.

    • RonWashingtonISinsane 4 years ago

      Wouldn’t the 25th spot go back to Greinke or is he already on the 25 man roster again?

      • brewersnrays 4 years ago

        He’s on the DL for probably another ten days. Nashville is our AAA affiliate, he’s scheduled to make two more rehab starts before he’s reinstated

    • TapDancingTeddy 4 years ago

      Barry Bonds’ bats had their own locker, why not Braun’s contract?

  2. I wouldn’t be that surprised to see Kottaras resign with the Red Sox, just as another option for them, post-Saltalamachia, until they figure out something long term.

  3. CaseyBlakeDeWitt 4 years ago

    What’s the difference between DFAing someone and just outrighting them? I know you outright someone after you DFA them, but why do some guys get outrighted and not DFAed first?

    • ClintB92 4 years ago

      DFA is when a team has 10 days to trade, release, or outright a player. Outrighting is just removing them from the 40 man roster and sending them down to the minors.

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