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Stephen Vogt claimed off waivers by Milwaukee

Catcher Stephen Vogt was claimed off waivers by Milwaukee, the club announced today. Vogt was designated for assignment on Thursday, June 22.
 
Vogt was batting .217 with four home runs and 20 RBI in 54 games with the A's. He made 42 of his 43 starts (36 at catcher, seven at designated hitter) in games started by a right-handed pitcher and batted .229 against righties compared to .077 against lefties.
 
Vogt was a two-time American League All-Star with the A's (2015-16), hitting .261 with 18 home runs and 71 RBI in 2015 and .251 with 14 home runs and 56 RBI in 2016. He started all five games at catcher for the A's in the 2013 ALDS against Detroit and had a walk-off single to win Game 2 in Oakland. The 32-year-old left-handed hitter made his Major League debut with Tampa Bay in 2012 and has spent all or parts of the last five seasons with Oakland. He is a .251 career hitter with 49 home runs and 198 RBI in 476 games.

Catcher Stephen Vogt was claimed off waivers by Milwaukee, the club announced today. Vogt was designated for assignment on Thursday, June 22.
 
Vogt was batting .217 with four home runs and 20 RBI in 54 games with the A's. He made 42 of his 43 starts (36 at catcher, seven at designated hitter) in games started by a right-handed pitcher and batted .229 against righties compared to .077 against lefties.
 
Vogt was a two-time American League All-Star with the A's (2015-16), hitting .261 with 18 home runs and 71 RBI in 2015 and .251 with 14 home runs and 56 RBI in 2016. He started all five games at catcher for the A's in the 2013 ALDS against Detroit and had a walk-off single to win Game 2 in Oakland. The 32-year-old left-handed hitter made his Major League debut with Tampa Bay in 2012 and has spent all or parts of the last five seasons with Oakland. He is a .251 career hitter with 49 home runs and 198 RBI in 476 games.

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