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Seattle Mariners trade catcher Jacob Nottingham back to Milwaukee Brewers

Sep 16, 2020; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jacob Nottingham (26) reacts with third base coach Ed Sedar after hitting a 2-run homer in the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Mariners traded catcher Jacob Nottingham back to the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday in exchange for cash considerations.

Seattle claimed Nottingham, 26, off waivers from Milwaukee on Wednesday but designated him for assignment on Saturday.

He has not played in a game this season after undergoing surgery to repair a ligament in his left thumb in December.

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Originally a sixth-round draft pick by the Houston Astros in 2013, Nottingham batted .203 with five homers and 17 RBIs in 38 games with the Brewers from 2018-20.

–Field Level Media