Casey Kotchman, who had been on a Minor League rehab assignment with the Miami Marlins, was recalled and then released by the club on Monday.
As reported by Adam Berry of MLB.com, Kotchman signed a Minor League deal with the Marlins in the off season, but he played in only six games this year. In April, he landed on the disabled list due to a strained left hamstring. Kotchman...
Miami Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman left Wednesday's game at the Washington Nationals with a strained left hamstring.
The Marlins listed him as day to day.
Kotchman clutched at the back of his upper left leg as he ran through first base while grounding into a double play in the fifth inning. After crossing the bag, he tumbled to the ground.
Kotchman hobbled across the...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2013
Out of all of the bizarre injuries we've written about this winter, none of them have taken place on the field...until now. Miami Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman cut the ring and middle fingers on his right hand when he grabbed a pop up machine that was falling over. The injury required four stitches, and Kotchman doesn't know when he'll be able to play following...
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Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman became the latest MLB player to suffer a bizarre injury after he hurt himself while preventing a pop-up machine from falling over.
The Boston Red Sox have shown interest in free agent first
basemen Casey Kotchman and Lyle Overbay, but “nothing is active” regarding the
team’s pursuit of either player, according to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com.
According to multiple baseball sources, the Red Sox have
shown interest in free agent first basemen Casey Kotchman and Lyle
Overbay. One source reported...
A major league source confirmed Saturday morning that Tom Kotchman, a longtime minor league manager and scout and the father of Cleveland Indians first baseman Casey Kotchman, has resigned.
The source has direct knowledge of the resignation, which was first reported by Baseball America on its website late Friday night, but is not authorized to speak about it publicly.
I’m not going to sit here and tell you that Casey Kotchman is an All-Star caliber player. I’m also not going to tell you that First Base is a position where offense doesn’t matter. But I will tell you that I have an appreciation for the guy that most others don’t.
Yesterday afternoon’s series finally with the Minnesota Twins was won by a Kotchman bases loaded RBI single...
In an item that probably only interests me and a select few others, the Indians had their ‘Photo Day’ recently. That isn’t the interesting thing of course, as teams do this every spring. The interesting part is that the team apparently was wearing last year’s uniforms.
You may remember the Indians announcing changes were being made to the team’s uniforms...
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti began the offseason by saying that Matt LaPorta would have to come to spring training and win the first base job. Antonetti made no secret of the fact that in searching for another hitter, he was considering any and all available first basemen below the two marquee free agents, Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder.
That search ended Feb. 3 when...
The Cleveland Indians completed their quest to land a new first baseman Thursday, reaching agreement with free agent Casey Kotchman on a one-year contract, according to a major-league source.
Kotchman, who turns 29 on Feb. 22, spent last season with the Tampa Bay Rays, batting .306/378/.422 with 10 homers and 48 RBI in 563 plate appearances.
One reason Kotchman appealed to the...