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White Sox sign George Kottaras

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In search of some depth behind the plate, the White Sox have signed veteran catcher George Kottaras to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training.

He’ll compete for a roster spot with Tyler Flowers, Rob Brantly, and Adrian Neito, so there’s definitely an opportunity for the 32-year-old journeyman to stick in Chicago.

Kottaras hits for poor batting averages and struggles to throw out runners, which is why he’s bounced around so much, but he has solid power and draws lots of walks on the way to a career .737 OPS that’s above average for the position.

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