Last week, the Kansas City Royals designated catcher Humberto Quintero for assignment. Quintero now joins a small crop of catchers who might be on the trading block as the baseball season heads into the thick of July.
MLB Trade Rumors assembled a list of potentially available catchers, since the backstop position always seems to be in short supply for at least a few MLB teams. Quintero didn't impress the Royals enough to hang onto him, but he may be able to find a home with a team in need.
Other catchers on the list include Kurt Suzuki, Ramon Hernandez and Geovany Soto. The Royals seem set at the position for the time being with Brayan Pena and Salvador Perez.
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