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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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3Pedro Severino
4Raudy Read
5Spencer Kieboom
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Clint Robinson
3Jose Marmolejos
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
3Corban Joseph
SS1Danny Espinosa
3B1Anthony Rendon
2Matt Skole
3Brandon Snyder
LF1Jayson Werth
CF1Trea Turner
2Michael Taylor
3Brian Goodwin
4Rafael Bautista
RF1Bryce Harper
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3Tanner Roark
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5Joe Ross
6A.J. Cole
7Reynaldo Lopez
8Lucas Giolito
9Austin Voth
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R1Shawn Kelley
2Blake Treinen
3Oliver Perez
4Sammy Solis
5Koda Glover
6Trevor Gott
7Rafael Martin
8Matt Grace
9Jimmy Cordero
10Derek Eitel
11Braulio Lara
12Dustin Antolin