Found November 17, 2011 on ESPN:
PLAYERS: Mark Kotsay
TEAMS: San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres have agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year contract with outfielder Mark Kotsay.

Padres Officially Sign Mark Kotsay

<span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";">Official Press release provided by the San Diego Padres media department. <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";">SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced that they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract...

San Diego Padres Give Mark Kotsay Another Shot for $1.25 Million

Apparently, Mark Kotsay is not done playing baseball. For whatever reason, the San Diego Padres feel Kotsay will be able to contribute to their outfield situation... because he's certainly not going to do anything for their run-scoring situation. Anyway, he's one of the few big leaguers to more or less beg to play there: "There was no secret that I wanted to come...

Kotsay ends short tenure with Brewers

Mark Kotsay's brief stint with the Brewers came to an end Tuesday, with veteran outfielder agreeing to a one-year, $1.25 million deal with his hometown San Diego Padres.This seems like a good time to admit that I was probably too hard on the guy from the start. I preferred Chris Dickerson and Jody Gerut over him at the time. The solution to every roster crunch was "DFA Kotsay...

Padres agree to 1-year deal with OF Kotsay

The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with outfielder Mark Kotsay on a one-year contract. Kotsay was a reserve with the Milwaukee Brewers this past season, batting .270 with three home runs and 31 RBIs in 233 at-bats. Kotsay, who will turn 36 early next month, has played all three outfield positions as well as first base. He has a .278 career batting average in 15 seasons with...

Padres sign OF Kotsay for 1 year, $1.25M (AP)

The San Diego Padres have agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year contract with outfielder Mark Kotsay. Kotsay was with the Padres from 2001-03. The 35-year-old, a lifetime .278 hitter, has also played for the Florida Marlins, Oakland A's, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers.

Padres reportedly reach deal with Kotsay

Mark Kotsay's hometown Padres have reportedly lured the veteran outfielder back to the West Coast. cited sources Tuesday in reporting that Kotsay and the Padres had reached an agreement on a $1.25 million, one-year contract.

Brewers lose free agent Kotsay to Padres

By Andrew Wagner MILWAUKEE Brewers manager Ron Roenicke will be without one of his favorite players next season after veteran outfielder Mark Kotsay signed Monday with the San Diego Padres. Kotsay, 35, hit .270 for the Brewers last season, appearing in 104 games and starting 50. He played all three outfield positions and also got limited action at first...

Padres Sign Mark Kotsay

Per Ken Roshenthal's twitter the Padres have signed Mark Kotsay "Sources: Kotsay in agreement with #Padres on one-year, $1.25M contract. Pending physical." Mark Kotsay will be 36 at the start of the 2012 season.  He played with the padres during from 2001-2003.  In 2011 he played with the Milwaukee Brewers hitting .270/.329/.373/.703.  The Josh Byrnes era has now...

Daily Friar 11.16.11

  The Padres dipped their toes into the free agent pool yesterday. Mark Kotsay is back with the team to serve as a LH bat off the bench. We must now wait on Heath Bell's decision to make a bigger splash. Here is more on Kotsay, Bell and others:   Padres sign Mark Kotsay (again) - Padres official "Padres general manager Josh Byrnes declined to discuss specifics of...

Padres, Kotsay agree to one-year deal

The San Diego Padres agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Mark Kotsay on Wednesday.

Padres Reach Agreement With Mark Kotsay

The Padres reached an agreement with Mark Kotsay on a one-year, $1.25MM deal, tweets Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.  Kotsay previously played for the Padres from 2001-03; he was one of their best players during that time. Kotsay, 35, hit .270/.329/.373 in 255 plate appearances for the Brewers this year, spending time at all three outfield positions and first base.  Kotsay, who...

Daily Friar 11.17.11

  It's days like this that get me excited. So many rumors and news flying around, I love it! It has been announced the Houston Astros will be in the AL in 2013. Also Alberto Gonzalez and Jeremy Hermida have been released. Here are more Padres links:   Mark Kotsay's deal is now official - Padres Official "Kotsay, who turns 36 on Dec. 2, passed his physical and...

Daily Friar 11.18.11

  The Padres have followed through on signing a second hitting coach to help turn this team around. We'll have to wait and see how this shapes up. There are still a couple things I would like to see done, and soon. Here are some links for today: Padres get an assistant hitting coach - Padres Official "On the day he finished his duties in the Arizona Fall League...
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