"I guess. I don't know," manager Ned Yost said. "I haven't discussed it with [general manager] Dayton [Moore]. Our options are you bring him back, you trade him, or you DFA him. Same goes for Butera -- keep him here, trade him or DFA him."
Butera has hit just .133 in seven games with Kansas City, but Yost admires his defense -- and that facet of the game is critical in Yost's mind.
"Butera has a tremendous arm with great accuracy," Yost said. "Kratz has a very good arm with good accuracy. Both are very good behind the plate.