Wed, 04 Dec 2013 01:20:11 -0800
With C A.J. Pierzynski now gone to the Boston Red Sox, the Texas Rangers are looking at C Kurt Suzuki to join the club and serve as the backup catcher to C Geovany Soto.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:41:30 -0700
The Oakland Athletics declined an $8.5 million option on C Kurt Suzuki and an $11 million option on OF Chris B. Young Friday, Nov. 1, making them free agents.
Sat, 12 Oct 2013 18:52:21 -0700
The Oakland Athletics are not expected to pick up the 2014 option in C Kurt Suzuki's contract.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:22:50 -0700
The Oakland Athletics placed C Derek Norris (toe) on the 15-day disabled list with a broken toe Friday, Aug. 23.
Fantasy Tip: Newly acquired Kurt Suzuki will take over the main catching duties until John Jaso (concussion) can return. Stephen Vogt is starting behind the plate Friday.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 08:30:20 -0700
Oakland Athletics C Derek Norris (toe) is dealing with a broken toe. C Kurt Suzuki will be the starting catcher until C John Jaso (concussion) is able to return. C Stephen Vogt is also available. Suzuki is hitting .222 with three home runs and 25 RBIs in 79 games.
Fantasy Tip: Suzuki will be somewhat of a hot commodity in AL-only leagues for those that were hurting at catcher or who owned Jaso or Norris.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:19:48 -0700
The Oakland Athletics acquired C Kurt Suzuki and cash from the Washington Nationals in exchange for P Dakota Bacus. The Nationals will pick up nearly half of Suzuki's remaining salary this year, or around $675,000.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:28:15 -0700
Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos (hamstring) said Wednesday, Aug. 14, that he expects to be held out of the lineup "maybe one or two days." He aggravated his hamstring injury Tuesday, Aug. 13, and was out of the starting lineup Wednesday. C Kurt Suzuki filled in and went 1-for-3 with an RBI and run scored while hitting out of the eighth spot.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 16:52:08 -0700
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos (hamstring) went 1-for-4 in his first rehab appearance for Class A Potomac on Monday, July 1. Davey Johnson said Ramos will play Tuesday, July 2, and Wednesday, July 3, before returning on Thursday, July 4.
Fantasy Tip: Check if he's available in your league. He could make a difference in two-catcher setups. Kurt Suzuki owners should prepare for him potentially to lose a little playing time.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:17:50 -0700
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos (hamstring) had a another MRI on his hamstring recently, and it came back clean. Ramos should be back to playing rehab games in about 10 days.
Fantasy Tip: He'll probably rejoin the Nats in about three weeks, meaning Kurt Suzuki will go back to sharing time.
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:25:47 -0700
Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos (hamstring) suffered another setback in his recovery from a strained right hamstring. He pulled up while doing drills that involved running from first to third. It's unlikely that he'll be back before the All-Star break.
Fantasy Tip: Bummer. He shouldn't be on mixed leaguers' radar any time soon. Kurt Suzuki will continue to get most of the at-bats at catcher and be a deep mixed option.