• Cubs acquire veteran C Kottaras from Royals

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 26, 2013
    Kottaras also played for Milwaukee and Oakland before spending 2013 with the Royals. Kottaras, 30, was the Royals' backup catcher last season after he was claimed off waivers from the Athletics in January. Kottaras, 30, broke into the majors in 2008 with the Boston Red Sox while Cubs president Theo Epstein was the team's general manager. Kottaras' .349 on-base percentage was sixth-highest among American League catchers. Welington Castillo is the Cubs' starter behind the plate. He has batted .214 with 40 d...
    Sources: ESPN.com MLB.com

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