In the wake of Geovany Soto‘s injury, the Texas Rangers are considering acquiring George Kottaras of the Chicago Cubs, Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com tweets:
After losing Geo Soto to injury. Texas taking hard look at Cub catcher George Kottaras .
— Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) March 25, 2014
Kottaras currently projects to back up Welington Castillo in Chicago, but the Cubs are reportedly considering rostering John Baker instead. Kottaras, 30, hit .180/.349/.370 in 126 plate appearances for the Royals last year. In response to Soto’s injury, the Rangers have already signed Chris Snyder to a minor-league deal.
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Source: Jeff Todd (MLB Trade Rumors)