The Texas Rangers played well below expectations this season. They went from being World Series contenders to one of the worst teams in all of baseball as they were decimated by injuries. Heading into this offseason they have not only added a new manager, but the Star-Telegram is reporting that re-signing starting pitcher Colby Lewis and reliever Neal Cotts, is a top priority...
The Atlanta Braves have been searching the trade market for a left-handed relief pitcher to bolster their relief corps. Andrew Miller of the Red Sox, Wesley Wright of the Cubs, and James Russell of the Cubs have been on the Braves list of targets, but they have yet to come close to acquiring any of them. Atlanta really wants a lefty in their bullpen, so they are continuing to...
The Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers have had discussions about a trade that would send reliever Neal Cotts to the Orioles according to T.R. Sullivan.
With Zach Britton moving into the closers role, the Orioles have a need for a left handed reliever.
Orioles and Rangers talking about Neal Cotts…. Orioles looking for reliever who can get both sides out.
— TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger...
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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Neal Cotts was taking college classes again, making a two-hour drive twice a week to Illinois State. He was 32 years old and it was nearly three years after his last major league appearance.
''I was throwing on the side here and there, but not particularly going gung-ho,'' Cotts said. ''I was doing other things.''
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February 28, 2014
Left-hander Neal Cotts and the Texas Rangers have reached a one-year deal worth $2.2 million.
The 33-year-old Cotts had been eligible for salary arbitration before Wednesday's agreement.
Cotts was 8-3 with a 1.11 ERA in 58 games last season. He struck out 65 in 57 innings.
Cotts began the season at Triple-A before being promoted on May 21 for his first big league action since...
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January 15, 2014