MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers possess boosted their depleted catching home by reacquiring Jacob Nottingham from the Seattle Mariners.
Seattle had claimed Nottingham off waivers from Milwaukee final week however then designated him for project. The Brewers announced Sunday they received him for money.
“We pleasing distinguished to carry one other catcher into the organization, and someone with familiarity works out colossal,” supervisor Craig Counsell stated.
Nottingham turned into once in the Brewers’ beginning lineup for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mario Feliciano, who made his main league debut Saturday and scored the worthwhile escape in a 6-5, 11-inning victory over the Dodgers, turned into once optioned to the Brewers’ alternate coaching spot in Appleton, Wisconsin.
The Brewers possess positioned their high two catchers — Omar Narváez and Manny Piña — on the injured list over the final week. Narváez has a strained left hamstring. Piña has a fractured left enormous toe.
Nottingham, 26, hasn’t regarded in an MLB game this season however hit .188 with four homers and 13 RBIs in 20 video games final three hundred and sixty five days. He has a .203 batting sensible, .306 on-shocking proportion, 5 homers and 17 RBIs in 38 profession video games.
“He is conscious of our community,” president of baseball operations David Stearns stated. “He is conscious of our organization. It made sense with a opinion to carry him back and jog him objective in there.”
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