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Cubs put Coghlan on DL, recall Candelario from Triple-A

NEW YORK (AP) The Chicago Cubs have put outfielder Chris Coghlan on the 15-day disabled list with a right ribcage strain and recalled infielder Jeimer Candelario from Triple-A Iowa. Candelario is starting at third base Sunday in his major league debut. He struck out his first two times up against New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard. The 22-year-old switch-hitter was batting .333...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs reacquire outfielder Chris Coghlan from Oakland

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have reacquired outfielder Chris Coghlan from Oakland for Arismendy Alcantara. Coghlan was traded to the A's in the offseason after spending two seasons in Chicago. Coghlan, the 2009 NL Rookie of the Year, set career highs with 16 home runs and 47 extra-base hits last season. But the 30-year-old Coghlan got off to a slow start with Oakland, hitting...
Via Associated Press
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics add Coghlan to diverse outfield

The Oakland Athletics outfield is a potpourri of talent, ranging in age, experience, and attributes. This includes a list of familiar veteran players to recently-acquired newcomers, who excel in different areas of the game. These characteristics—power hitting, speed, and defense—define the new breed of talent that occupies the lengthy, outfield grass within the confines of the...
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Curtis Granderson robs Chris Coghlan of home run

The Mets jumped out to an early lead in Game 2 of the NLCS, scoring three runs in the bottom of the first inning. In the top of the second, it looked as though the Cubs would get atleast one back. However, Curtis Granderson had other ideas. With one out, Chris Coghlan drove a pitch from Noah Syndergaard deep to right field that looked destined to leave the yard. Granderson tracked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Curtis Granderson robs Chris Coghlan of home run

Everything is coming up Mets early on in Game 2 of the NLCS. Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta looked surprisingly mortal in the first inning, giving up a Curtis Granderson single, David Wright double and Daniel Murphy home run (yes, he did it again!) to open the home half of the frame and give the Mets a 3-0 lead. Granderson also came up big with his glove in the second inning...
Via The Outside Corner
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

How Chris Coghlan Updated to Version 2.0

When Chris Coghlan won the NL Rookie of the Year award for the Marlins in 2009, he was a high-contact singles hitter for whom a home run was a special occasion. Six years later, after a career crisis and unlikely revitalization, Coghlan is again a productive outfielder, this time with a skillset bearing little resemblance […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Coghlan, the Takeout Slide Rule, and Catcher Collisions

Injuries are an unfortunate part of most physical activities, and Major League Baseball is no exception. Players tear hamstrings running, their ACLs changing directions, and hurt their shoulders and elbows throwing. To the extent possible, those involved in the game do their very best to prevent injuries. Trainers and teams go to great lengths to strengthen and stretch out players...
Via Fangraphs
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Coghlan makes running catch, flips over wall (video)

It’s one thing for a baseball player to flip over the wall into the stands and land without hurting oneself or anyone else around them. It’s another to manage to do that after tracking down a baseball and making an amazing catch. Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan did exactly that in the fifth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Cardinals. Check out how Coghlan made the catch...
Via The Sports Daily
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Heck is Chicago Cubs OF Chris Coghlan Doing to His Crotch?

Guys--you will probably understand what Chicago Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan was going thorough during Thursday's game. Sometimes when your junk is sitting the wrong way you have to do something about it right then and there. It doesn't matter where you are either. When your junk is messed up you have to fix it.You may not want to do it on national television and so vigorously like...
Via FatManWriting
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Will We See Chris Coghlan On Chicago Cubs Roster?

Recently, the Cubs signed a former Rookie of the Year to a minor league deal. The question then becomes, will Cubs fans see former Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan on Chicago Cubs roster, whether it be on opening day or later on in the year? Coghlan’s ROY Campaign Coghlan, who has spent his career in the Marlins’ organization, won the Rookie of the Year award in 2009. Starting...
Via Sports Mockery
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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