Wolters agreed to a one-year, $960,000 deal with the Rockies, avoiding arbitration, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports. Despite finally getting to arbitration, Wolters will only receive a modest raise, as he has never received more than 266 plate appearances in a MLB season. The Rockies have an underwhelming three-headed monster at catcher, so it is unclear how Wolters' playing time will shake out this season.
Wolters is not starting Wednesday against the Giants, Jenny Cavnar of AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain reports. Wolters has a very slight playing-time edge behind the plate in Colorado, though he's only started in back-to-back games once in the last 15 games. Chris Iannetta will get the call Wednesday.
Wolters is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. Wolters and Chris Iannetta have been splitting the duties behind the plate in fairly even fashion of late, and that trend is expected to continue throughout September as the Rockies aim to solidify a playoff spot. Neither Wolters nor Iannetta bring much to the table offensively, but both receive high marks for their receiving skills. Unfortunately for fantasy purposes, that sort of defensive value can't be properly quantified.
Wolters is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Angels. Wolters will hit the bench after going 2-for-3 with a solo homer in Monday's series-opening loss. Chris Iannetta will take over behind the dish and hit ninth Tuesday.
Wolters is not in the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Cardinals, Jenny Cavnar of AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain reports. Wolters will head to the bench Sunday afternoon in favor of Chris Iannetta after starting the first two games of the series. Wolters has a .166/.281/.278 slash line in 151 at-bats on the season.