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Kris Watts | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/15/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nationals released C Kris Watts.
Watts signed a minor league contract with the Nats in November and went on to bat .211 with a .670 OPS in 156 plate appearances at Triple-A Syracuse. The 29-year-old backstop will try to find a new organization. Mon, Sep 9, 2013 01:37:00 PM

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Nationals signed C Kris Watts to a minor league contract.

Watts was acquired from the Pirates last season when the Nationals lost Wilson Ramos (ACL surgery) and Sandy Leon to injuries. The 28-year-old will serve as organizational depth at the Double-A level.
Sun, Nov 11, 2012 06:41:00 PM

Nationals acquired C Kris Watts from the Pirates for cash considerations.

Watts, 27, owns a .259/.357/.385 batting line over parts of seven seasons in the minors. He'll provide some depth to an organization which has seen multiple catchers go down due to injury.
Thu, Jun 7, 2012 11:55:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Sandy Leon
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Danny Espinosa
2Jeff Kobernus
3Wilmer Difo
4Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Bryce Harper
2Kevin Frandsen
CF1Denard Span
2Michael Taylor
3Nate McLouth
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Jayson Werth
2Scott Hairston
3Nate Schierholtz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Gio Gonzalez
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Tanner Roark
6Taylor Hill
7Taylor Jordan
8A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Tyler Clippard
3Craig Stammen
4Jerry Blevins
5Matt Thornton
6Aaron Barrett
7Xavier Cedeno
8Erik Davis
9Blake Treinen
10Matt Grace
11Bruce Billings
12Heath Bell
13Mitch Lively
14Scott McGregor