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Kris Watts | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (32) / 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
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Clint Robinson
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Trea Turner
3Wilmer Difo
SS1Danny Espinosa
2Stephen Drew
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Ben Revere
RF1Bryce Harper
2Chris Heisey
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Gio Gonzalez
4Joe Ross
5Tanner Roark
6Reynaldo Lopez
7A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Jonathan Papelbon
3Shawn Kelley
4Blake Treinen
5Oliver Perez
6Sammy Solis
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Aaron Barrett
9Matt Belisle