Pinto cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A on Wednesday.

He has an invite to major league camp for spring training, but it would be surprising if he broke camp with the team, now that he is no longer on the 40-man roster. Pinto went unclaimed due to a concern within the industry that head injuries have eliminated him as a potential long-term catcher. That said, if the Brewers can find a way to keep him behind the plate, he could be an option to join the big league roster if the team is successful in trading Jonathan Lucroy. If he made it to the big leagues his above average power would make him intriguing in NL-only formats.

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