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SCOTT ATCHISON RUMORS

Atchison, Aging Well, Will Again be Key Bullpen Arm in 2015

The time-line for most Major League Baseball players typically involves being a rookie in their early 20s, hitting their stride in their mid 20s, having their peak years in their late 20s and early 30s, declining in their mid 30s and retiring – if lucky enough – in their late 30s. Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Scott Atchison is far from your typical baseball player, at least...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians sign 38-year-old reliever Atchison for next season

  The Indians have signed reliever Scott Atchison to a contract for next season. Atchison's deal includes a team option in 2016. Financial terms were not immediately available. The 38-year-old Atchison has been major contributor out of Cleveland's bullpen this season, going 6-0 with a 2.95 ERA in 53 appearances. The 38-year-old signed a free-agent minor-league contract with the...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians give Scott Atchison extension, Padres expect Andrew Cashner back this weekend

Getty Images The Cleveland Indians have given relief pitcher Scott Atchison a one-year contract extension with a club option for the 2016 season. Atchison will earn $900,000 during the 2015 season while the Indians hold a club option for 2016 worth $1 million that carries a $100,000 buyout. The 38-year-old Atchison has been quite the offseason find for the Indians after being signed...
Via Tireball.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians extend Scott Atchison

He came to camp as a 38-year old non-roster invitee hoping to hang on for one more season in the sun. By May, he was not just a fixture in the pen, but a favorite of manager Terry Francona. Now here we are in August and Scott Atchison, the bullpen’s jack of all trades, has received a contract extension. He will toil in the pen in 2015 with a club option for 2016. “Old-Man Atch”...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

How old is Indians pitcher Scott Atchison? 'His first career strikeout was Babe Ruth'

Indians reliever Scott Atchison is 38 years old, which is about 10 years older than the team's average player age of 28.7. While he's not the oldest player on the team -- Jason Giambi is 41 -- the gray-haired right-hander surely wears the part of the grizzled veteran quite well. Just ask his youthful teammates, who spent the better part of Tuesday night having fun at Atchison's expense...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Journey Man Scott Atchison Looks To Return to 2012 Form

The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians Sign Scott Atchison To Minors Deal

The Cleveland Indians signed free agent reliever Scott Atchison to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training camp, where he’ll have a chance to win a spot in the Tribe’s bullpen. The 37-year-old appeared in 50 games for the Mets last season, despite two trips to the disabled list. He posted a 4.37 ERA and 1.26 WHIP in 45.1 innings with 28 strikeouts. He became...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent RHP Scott Atchison agrees with Indians

Free agent reliever Scott Atchison has agreed to a minor league contract with the Indians. Atchison will report to major league spring training camp, where he'll have a chance to win a spot in Cleveland's bullpen. The 37-year-old appeared in 50 games for the Mets last season, interrupted by two trips to the disabled list. He became a free agent last month when New York failed to...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Free Agency: Indians sign veteran reliever Scott Atchison

The Cleveland Indians have signed a deal with 37-year-old veteran reliever Scott Atchison, the team announced on Monday afternoon. The agreement is a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Atchison appeared in 50 games for the New York Mets in 2013, finishing 3-3 with a 4.37 ERA. He was then non-tendered this offseason and thus, the Indians acquire both of his...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians invite RHP Scott Atchison to Major League Camp

Cleveland Indians press release: CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed free agent RHP SCOTT ATCHISON to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp. Atchison, 37, owns a career Major League record of 10-10 with one save and a 3.64 ERA in 205 Major League appearances (1GS, 255.0IP, 244H, 103ER, 71BB...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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