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Cardinals | Evaluating catcher situation

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."

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Cardinals | Saturday lineup notes

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.

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Cardinals | George Kottaras trying to get up to speed

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."

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Cardinals | Audry Perez cut

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.

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Cardinals | George Kottaras to join 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.

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Cardinals | Will add George Kottaras to roster Saturday

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.

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Cardinals | George Kottaras claimed

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.

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Indians | Carlos Santana primary backup at catcher

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 19:14:49 -0700

Cleveland Indians 3B Carlos Santana was back as the primary backup to C Yan Gomes Monday, July 7, according to manager Terry Francona. The team designated C George Kottaras for assignment, leaving Santana as the lone backup catcher on the roster.

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Indians | Chris Dickerson acquired

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:43:14 -0700

The Cleveland Indians acquired OF Chris Dickerson from the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday, July 7, and designated C George Kottaras for assignment in a corresponding move. It's unknown what the Pirates received in return.

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Indians | Nick Swisher, Carlos Santana to DL

Tue, 27 May 2014 13:07:46 -0700

The Cleveland Indians placed OF Nick Swisher (knee) on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee hyperextension Tuesday, May 27, and also put C Carlos Santana (concussion) on the 7-day concussion DL. In corresponding moves, the club recalled INF Jesus Aguilar and C George Kottaras from Triple-A Columbus and designated RP Blake Wood for assignment.

Fantasy Tip: Lonnie Chisenhall, who has really been hitting well this year, should take over full time at third base with Santana sidelined. Even when Santana returns, Chisenhall is a nice bat to own if he's still available on your waiver wire. It's unknown how the Tribe will replace Swisher at first, but the most likely scenario is that Ryan Raburn will see the majority of starts there while sharing with Aguilar. Consider adding Raburn in AL-only leagues.

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