Found July 28, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
The Oakland Athletics acquired catcher George Kottaras from the Milwaukee Brewers according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports. Earlier today, we learned that both sides were close to an agreement. Brewers designated Kottaras for assignment last week. Kottaras, 29, hit .209/.409/.360 with 3 HR's, 12 RBI's and a 108 OPS+ in 116 plate appearances with the Brewers in 2012. Image by D.L. under the Creative Commons License Agreement.

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