The Milwaukee Brewers have both of their catchers back for the upcoming season, MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy reported the Brewers met Monday with free-agent Wilson Ramos at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.
The 31-year-old Ramos was named to the American League all-star team before being traded from Tampa Bay to Philadelphia. He hit .306 with 15 home runs and 70 RBI in 382 at bats. He’s considered a better offensive catcher than Manny Pina and Erik Kratz.
Ramos also reportedly met with the New York Mets.
The Brewers don’t have as much flexibility in their budget, but GM David Stearns said principal owner Mark Attanasio is open to expand the payroll if the right opportunity comes along.