Jan. 25 12:31 PM PT1:31 PM MT2:31 PM CT3:31 PM ET15:31 ET20:31 GMT4:31 CST1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST4:01 PM VEN0:31 UAE (+1)2:31 PM CT-Kansas City claimed Kottaras off waivers from the Oakland Athletics on Friday and designated infielder Tony Abreu for assignment. Analysis: The 29-year-old Kottaras will compete for a backup job behind Salvador Perez in Kansas City.
Sep. 8 10:14 AM PT11:14 AM MT12:14 PM CT1:14 PM ET13:14 ET17:14 GMT1:14 CST10:14 AM MST12:14 PM EST12:44 PM VEN21:14 UAE12:14 PM CT-Kottaras hit a three-run homer during Friday's 6-1 win at Seattle. Analysis: Kottaras has been on fire of late, going 5 for 15 with three homers and 11 RBIs in his last four games.
Sep. 1 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 CST3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Kottaras had his first career two-homer game as the Oakland Athletics routed the Boston Red Sox 20-2 on Friday night to match their best winning streak of the season at seven. Analysis: Kottaras, who also drove in a career-high five runs, was 14 for 87 (.161) with one homer and nine RBIs over his previous 49 games.
July 29 10:57 AM PT11:57 AM MT12:57 PM CT1:57 PM ET13:57 ET17:57 GMT1:57 CST10:57 AM MST12:57 PM EST1:27 PM VEN21:57 UAE12:57 PM CT-The Oakland Athletics have obtained Kottaras from the Milwaukee Brewers in a trade for minor league reliever Fautino De Los Santos. Analysis: The deal was announced Sunday, shortly before the Athletics faced the Orioles in the finale of a three-game series. The 29-year-old Kottaras will join the A's in Oakland on Monday. Kottaras hit .209 with three homers and 12 RBIs in 58 games with Milwaukee this season. He was designated for assignment on Thursday to make room for catcher Jonathan Lucroy.
Apr. 12 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 CST2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Kottaras hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Yovani Gallardo outdueled Ryan Dempster as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Wednesday for their third straight win in the four-game series. Analysis: Kottaras is 3 for 7 with two homers and five RBIs.