Tue, 03 Dec 2013 07:17:58 -0800
The Chicago Cubs re-signed INF Donnie Murphy and C George Kottaras to one-year deals. They also tendered contracts to 2B Darwin Barney, SP Jeff Samardzija, SP Travis Wood, RP Pedro Strop, RP James Russell, INF Luis Valbuena and OF Nate Schierholtz.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:26:14 -0800
The Chicago Cubs avoided arbitration with C George Kottaras Monday, Dec. 2, by agreeing to a one-year, $1.075 million deal plus incentives.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:04:22 -0800
The Chicago Cubs acquired C George Kottaras from the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Nov. 26, in exchange for cash considerations.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:44:06 -0800
The Kansas City Royals designated C George Kottaras for assignment Thursday, Nov. 21.
Sun, 04 Aug 2013 11:08:01 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez (concussion) has been placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list because of a low-grade concussion.
Fantasy Tip: George Kottaras is starting behind the plate Sunday, Aug. 4, and will get the majority of the playing time in Perez's absence. He has marginal value in AL-only leagues.
Fri, 31 May 2013 13:56:35 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez won't return from the bereavement list until Tuesday, June 4.
Fantasy Tip: If you haven't done so already, replace Perez with a short-term fill-in at backstop until next week. George Kottaras has assumed the majority of playing time with Perez gone.
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 12:39:20 -0700
Kansas City Royals C George Kottaras has won the backup catching job over C Brett Hayes. Kottaras had the advantage because he gives the team another left-handed bat off the bench. Hayes accepted an assignment to Triple-A Omaha. INFs Miguel Tejada and Elliot Johnson have also made the team, and KC still needs to place SP Danny Duffy (elbow) on the 15-day disabled list.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:02:12 -0700
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost is waiting until the final days of camp to decide on whether C George Kottaras or Brett Hayes will serve as the backup behind starting C Salvador Perez.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 12:30:56 -0800
The Kansas City Royals claimed C George Kottaras off waivers from the Oakland Athletics Friday, Jan. 25. In a corresponding move, INF Tony Abreu was designated for assignment.
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:20:51 -0800
The New York Yankees seem intent on staying in-house for their catcher options this season. A source said Wednesday, Jan. 23, that the team has no interest in Oakland Athletics C George Kottaras, who was designated for assignment a week ago.