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Kris Watts | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 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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PosRoleName
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2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Anthony Rendon
2Danny Espinosa
3Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Yunel Escobar
LF1Jayson Werth
2Michael Taylor
3Reed Johnson
CF1Denard Span
2Nate McLouth
RF1Bryce Harper
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PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Drew Storen
3Casey Janssen
4Matt Thornton
5Aaron Barrett
6Tanner Roark
7Felipe Rivero
8Sammy Solis
9David Carpenter
10Craig Stammen