A Few Notes on Bootcheck, Smith

On December 18, the Phillies announced through their transactions page that they signed Tony Gwynn, Dave Sappelt, Lou Marson, and Sean O’Sullivan to minor league deals. On that day, they also quietly signed RHP Chris Bootcheck and re-signed LHP Greg Smith to little fanfare. The news was first reported by Matt Eddy of Baseball America over an otherwise quiet holiday. Let’s take...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees release pitcher Chris Bootcheck

The New York Yankees have granted right handed pitcher Chris Bootcheck his release. Bootcheck, 34, had the ability to opt out of his contract with the Yankees once he was not on the major league roster after August 15. While with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre the right hander compiled a 3.69 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP in 1362/3 innings of work. He will attempt to latch on else where but...
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Take pictures, gather momentos, teasure each moment: The Yankees are now in the Chris Bootcheck Era

Chris Bootcheck, the 34-year-old lugnut from Scranton - by way of Anaheim and Yokohama Bay, Japan - soldiered in last night, to not only pitch the eighth inning but to personify the 2013 Yankees, a team whose symbol has morphed from a pack of fighting underdogs into a flaming bag of dog doo on your front stoop.We're left with the same decision Brian Cashman faces over the next...

Chris Bootcheck Boot Check: Never mind

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Bootcheck Boot Check

Chris Bootcheck pitched last night.That's right, Bootcheck. Chris Bootcheck. In Scranton. Scranton's Chris Bootcheck.

Chris Bootcheck is on fire, yes, Chris Bootcheck; it's time to thinking about Chris Bootcheck, repeating... Chris Bootcheck is on fire...

Chris Bootcheck twirled another Masterpiece Theater yesterday - seven innings, one earned run - against Lena Durham, continuing his impending assault on the Scranton RailRider record books.  That one earned run doubled his total on the year, ending his  11-inning zeros streak. And if the Disney Channel has a candidate for the miracle Yankees in 2013, make no mistake - it's...

Minor Moves: Chris Bootcheck

Here's where we'll keep track of today's minor moves... The Tigers announced that they signed right-hander Chris Bootcheck to a minor league deal and invited him to Spring Training. Bootcheck, 33, signed a minor league deal with Tampa Bay last February and they granted him his release in July. He hasn't appeared in the Major Leagues since he suited up for...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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