Cardinals Designate George Kottaras For Assignment

The Cardinals have designated catcher George Kottaras for assignment, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes. The move clears space for new catcher A.J. Pierzynski.

Kottaras collected only six plate appearances for the Cardinals, who claimed him from the Indians July 11. For the season, Kottaras only has 33 plate appearances, hitting three homers in that span. He’s hit .216/.326/.414 in parts of seven seasons in the big leagues.


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