Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:44:45 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays called up SP Sean Nolin, SP Brandon Morrow, OF Dalton Pompey, OF Anthony Gose, 2B Ryan Goins, 1B Dan Johnson and C George Kottaras Monday, Sept. 1.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:51:00 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays signed free-agent C George Kottaras (Cardinals) to a minor league deal Thursday, Aug. 7.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:12:50 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals requested outright release waivers on C George Kottaras Tuesday, July 29. He was designated for assignment July 26.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:27:49 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak plans to spend the next week evaluating whether C Tony Cruz and C George Kottaras will be a solution for the rest of the season or whether the team will seek a catcher at the deadline. "One thing we've always said is we'd like to see what Tony Cruz is capable of doing on a day in and day out basis," said Mozeliak. "But having said that, we also want to give ourselves the best chance to win."
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:00:03 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals C George Kottaras and OF Oscar Taveras are in the starting lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, July 19. C Tony Cruz and OF Allen Craig are getting the day off.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 07:41:09 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals C George Kottaras said he is trying to get up to speed as quickly as possible, and will be spending time with C Yadier Molina. "Learning staffs takes time," Kottaras said. "I'm going to be a sponge around here, for sure. I'll definitely be locked at (Molina's) hip for a while."
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:02:20 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned C Audry Perez to Triple-A Memphis, in order to clear space for C George Kottaras on the 25-man roster.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:49:37 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals C George Kottaras will likely be added to the active major league roster Saturday, July 12. He was hitting .286 with three home runs and four RBIs in 10 games with the Cleveland Indians this year.
Fantasy Tip: Kottaras will provide the Red Birds with an experienced backup to Tony Cruz with Yadier Molina (thumb) out for the long haul. Kottaras is only valuable in deep NL leagues.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:17:43 -0700
Updating a previous report, the St. Louis Cardinals will add C George Kottaras to the 25-man roster Saturday, July 12.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:46:54 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals claimed C George Kottaras off waivers from the Cleveland Indians Friday, July 11.
Fantasy Tip: Tony Cruz should be expected to receive the majority of starts behind the plate with Yadier Molina (thumb) out for potentially the rest of the year, but Kottaras could be on the major league roster soon as his primary backup. Kottaras might be worth considering in NL-only leagues, at best.