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Biography Data
Positions: C-810, 1B-15, RF-1, DH-1, 3B-1
Proper Name: George Kottaras
Born: May 16, 1983 (34.210)
Place Scarborough, Ontario
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 180 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Milliken Mills (Markham,ON)
College: Connors State College
Drafted: 2002 -- 20th round (595th overall) by San Diego Padres (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 13,2008 (25.120)
Service Time:5.077 (2014)
TBC Player ID:43850
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-08-20 - Released by Braves More
Prospect Ranks:[2006]SDN #2 [2005]SDN #3
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves (2016-07-16)
Signed by:Lane Decker
Relationship(s):Brother of James Kottaras

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-08-20cFAMLBReleased by Braves---
    2016-07-16Atlanta BravescMinorsGwinnettAAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-07-15cFAMLBReleased by Giants---
    2016-06-22San Francisco GiantscD7SacramentoAAADL-7 Injured---
    2016-04-09San Francisco GiantscMinorsSacramentoAAAAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)---
    2016-01-21San Francisco GiantscMinorsSan Francisco GiantsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-11-18cFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-08-06Toronto Blue JayscMinorsBuffaloAAAAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)---
    2015-08-06Toronto Blue JayscMinorsToronto Blue JaysMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-08-04cFAMLBReleased by White Sox---
    2015-05-07Chicago White SoxcMinorsCharlotteAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2015-04-18Chicago White SoxcD7CharlotteAAADL-7 Injured---
    2015-04-09Chicago White SoxcMinorsCharlotteAAAAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)---
    2014-12-19Chicago White SoxcMinorsChicago White SoxMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-10-04cFAMLBRefused minor league assignment, declared free agent---
    2014-09-02Toronto Blue JayscActive-MLBToronto Blue JaysMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-08-10Toronto Blue JayscMinorsBuffaloAAAAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)---
    2014-08-07Toronto Blue JayscMinorsToronto Blue JaysMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2014-07-31-cFA-MLBCleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent---
    2014-07-29-cFA-MLBReleased by Cardinals---
    2014-07-26St. Louis CardinalscDFASt. Louis CardinalsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2014-07-11St. Louis CardinalscActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBClaimed off waivers from Indians by Cardinals40man
    2014-07-07Cleveland IndianscDFACleveland IndiansMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2014-05-27Cleveland IndianscActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-05-12Cleveland IndianscMinorsColumbusAAAAssigned to Columbus (AAA)---
    2014-05-11Cleveland IndianscMinorsCleveland IndiansMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2014-05-06Cleveland IndianscDFACleveland IndiansMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2014-05-03Cleveland IndianscActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-04-12Cleveland IndianscMinorsColumbusAAAAssigned to Columbus (AAA)---
    2014-03-31Cleveland IndianscMinorsCleveland IndiansMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-03-27cFAMLBReleased by Cubs---
    2013-12-03Chicago CubscActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.075m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2013-11-27Chicago CubscActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBTraded from Royals to Cubs for cash considerations40man
    2013-11-22Kansas City RoyalscDFAKansas City RoyalsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2013-01-25Kansas City RoyalscActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBClaimed off waivers from Athletics by Royals40man
    2013-01-17Oakland AthleticscDFAOakland AthleticsMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2013-01-14Oakland AthleticscActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1m) Avoided arbitration40man
    2012-07-29Oakland AthleticscActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBTraded from Brewers to Athletics for Fautino de los Santos40man
    2012-07-26Milwaukee BrewerscDFAMilwaukee BrewersMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2012-05-07Milwaukee BrewerscActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Claimed off waivers by Brewers
    Released by Red Sox
    Signed by Red Sox (1-year)
    Signed by Red Sox (1-year)
    Traded by Padres to Red Sox to complete Aug 31 trade
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by San Diego Padres in 20th round (595th overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2014Toronto Blue Jays$ 1,075,0004512051$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2014Cleveland Indians$ 1,075,0004511351$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2014St. Louis Cardinals$ 1,075,0004511751$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Kansas City Royals$ 1,000,0004301752$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.075m) Avoiding arbitration
    2013-01-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1m) Avoided arbitration
    2012Oakland Athletics$ 700,0004781447$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2012Milwaukee Brewers$ 700,0004782047$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Milwaukee Brewers$ 440,0005912635$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Milwaukee Brewers$ 408,5006722626$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Boston Red Sox$ 400,000724450$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Boston Red Sox$ 390,000753440$ 390,000$ 2,696,252

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