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  1. Pitching, injuries among factors for postseason pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | St. Louis Cardinals

    ... of attempted basestealers in 2014, and his three replacements (Tony Cruz, A.J. Pierzynski and, briefly, George Kottaras) have combined for 18 percent. Molina not only makes his pitchers better, but he makes the lineup deeper. While his production ...

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  2. Tough luck for Smith, IronPigs in decisive inning of 5 t h consecutive lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | The Morning Call

    ... flyout was a sacrifice fly. Ryan Goins followed one out later with a single on a first-pitch fastball and George Kottaras hit a 3-2 pitch for a three-run home run. "For me, the only things in that inning were the base hit to Goins and the homer by ...

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  3. Blue Jays sign George KottarasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | MSNBC

    Released by the Cardinals when they signed A.J. Pierzynski, journeyman catcher George Kottaras has joined the Blue Jays on a minor-league contract.

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  4. A Requiem for Cardinals Legend George KottarasRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Viva El Birdos

    ... have zero plate appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals. And the same applies to most of you, as well. But George Kottaras is part of a reasonably exclusive list of people to have plate appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals. Perhaps he is not Stan ...

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  5. Allen Craig gets nod as Kelly looks to repeat successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... said he changed some things mechanically days before. The alterations seemed to serve him well, as he and George Kottaras were in synch enough to forgo signals early in innings. "I went up to talk to George every single inning," Kelly said after ...

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  6. On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Cardinals Series PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... late in the season. His absence is definitely being felt as replacements Tony Cruz and recently-acquired George Kottaras have not been able to pick up the slack, posting OPS numbers of .568 and .533 respectively. The Cardinals are still second-worst ...

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  7. PLATOONRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Viva El Birdos

    Oscar Taveras' theoretical existence, George Kottaras' signing, and Peter Bourjos' daring escape out of Mike Matheny's garden of forgotten toys have allowed the manager to shift his lineups from very lefty heavy to very righty heavy when he chooses.

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  8. The shortest Brewers starts of the last 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Brew Crew Ball

    ... Matt Garza on Saturday. Jonathan Lucroy made his major league debut during this game. He pinch-hit for George Kottaras and singled into left field for his first hit in his first plate appearance. He would stay in the game at catcher, grounding out ...

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  9. Kelly returns to form with electric 7-inning startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... settled in to retire the last 13 batters he faced. Part of the credit, Kelly said, goes to Cardinal catcher George Kottaras who "called a great game." "I went up to talk to George every single inning," he said. "He didn't have to give a sign for the ...

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  10. Kottaras gets nod in rematch with LA, Matheny feels he's caught upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    JULY 12: Sam Freeman #71of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with George Kottaras #59 after the 10-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 12, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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  11. Recap: Milwaukee vs. St. LouisRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... for the hosts, while Ryan Braun drove in two and Khris Davis added a solo homer and two RBI. Matt Adams and George Kottaras knocked in a run each for the Cardinals, who lost for just the second time in their last seven. "Let's get some rest, enjoy ...

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  12. Matheny gives Cards morning off to relax ahead of series finale with BrewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... day of the season. "Once you get past the All Star Game, you start looking forward to that September push." George Kottaras continues his crash course in Cardinal baseball. The journeyman catcher, activated Saturday to back up Tony Cruz, has been ...

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  13. Martinez looks to give Cards sweep, first placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | St. Louis Cardinals

    ... a guy." Worth Noting The Cardinals optioned catcher Audry Perez to Triple-A Memphis to make room for catcher George Kottaras on the 25-man roster. Daniel Popper is an associate reporter for MLB.com. He also can be found on Twitter @danielrpopper . ...

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  14. Cards notebook: Wong is back, Cruz sounds off, George Kottaras arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... of catching) from hitting. But I'm getting it." Before Saturday's game, the Cards added back up catcher George Kottaras to the roster and optioned Audry Perez back to Memphis Triple A. Cards' starter Lance Lynn said before Saturday's game that he ...

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  15. Kottaras joins club, says he's honored to wear uniformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    The happiest man in Miller Park before the Cardinals took on the Brewers Saturday was newly acquired back-up catcher George Kottaras.

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  16. Wainwright eyes series victory vs. BrewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | St. Louis Cardinals

    ... coming to make room for Kottaras With Yadier Molina out with an injury, St. Louis' move to claim catcher George Kottaras off waivers from Cleveland was made out of necessity. Kottaras is expected to be added to the 25-man roster before Saturday's ...

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  17. Cardinals Claim C Kottaras After Molina InjuryRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | TheCourier.com

    The St. Louis Cardinals claimed veteran George Kottaras off waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Friday, bolstering their catching position following the injury to Yadier Molina.

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  18. Cards claim catcher Kottaras after Molina injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | The State

    - The St. Louis Cardinals have claimed veteran George Kottaras off waivers from the Cleveland Indians, bolstering their catching position following the injury to Yadier Molina. The team says Kottaras likely will be added to the 25-man roster Saturday ...

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  19. Cards activate Kelly; claim C KottarasRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | FOX16

    The St. Louis Cardinals made a number of roster moves Friday, activating pitcher Joe Kelly off the 60-day disabled list and claiming catcher George Kottaras off waivers.

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  20. Indians notebook: Outfielder Chris Dickerson acquired from Pittsburgh PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Ohio.com

    ... on-base percentage (third in IL). To make room on the roster, the Indians designated veteran reserve catcher George Kottaras for assignment. All of the moves over the last two days were necessitated by yet another problem with Michael Bourn's ...

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