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CASEY KOTCHMAN RUMORS

Marlins 1B Casey Kotchman leaves in 5th inning

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  |  Discuss

Casey Kotchman cut his hand on a pop up machine

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...
Via The Outside Corner
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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Casey Kotchman suffers odd injury

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.

Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Boston Interested in Casey Kotchman, Lyle Overbay

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...
Via MLB Injury News
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels minor league manager Kotchman resigns

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. Baseball...
Via Fox Sports West
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Kotchmania Runs Wild One More Time At Progressive Field

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians 1B Kotchman scratched with sore back

Cleveland first baseman Casey Kotchman did not play Sunday because of tightness in his lower back. Kotchman did not participate in morning drills and was scratched from playing in either of the Indians' split-squad games on the road against the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers. The first baseman was signed to a one-year contract as a free agent last month. He hit .306 with...
Via Fox Sports
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Did the Indians wear the wrong uniforms for ‘Photo Day’?

Casey Kotchman 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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Kotchman upgrades Tribe offense and defense

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 05, 2012  |  1 Comment

Source: Indians, Kotchman agree to deal

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...
Via Fox Sports
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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