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Vinny Rottino gets credit for sacrifice bunt after ball rolls fair (Video)

Cleveland Indians left fielder Vinny Rottino got credit for a sacrifice bunt after hitting it foul and watching it spin back into fair territory during Thursday night's game in Arlington against the Texas Rangers. Your browser does not support iframes. It happened in the top of the eighth inning with an Indians runner on first. Ironically, Rottino was trying to pull his...
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September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Hafner Activated, Rottino Optioned

The Indians ahead of tonight’s game against the Tigers activated designated hitter Travis Hafner from the paternity list. To make room for Pronk, they optioned outfielder Vinny Rottino back to Triple-A Columbus. Hafner was placed on the paternity list on Wednesday, and Rottino was called up to replace him. Hafner is batting .230 with a .784 OPS with 10 homers and 29 RBI in 196...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians Roster Moves: Vinny Rottino claimed off waivers, Chris Schwinden DFA’d

We saw some moves coming up soon, but this likely isn’t what we were looking for. The Indians made a pair of small moves today, as they claimed IF/OF Vinny Rottino off outright waivers from the New York Mets. The versatile 32-year-old journeyman is expected to join the AAA Columbus roster and, of course, will be on the 40-man roster. In 511 career AAA games, he’s a .294/.360...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Designated for assignment: Danny Farquhar and Vinny Rottino

– The Oakland Athletics designated right handed pitcher Danny Farquhar for assignment the team announced. Farquhar, 25, went 1-2 with a 10.12 ERA, 1.1 HR/9, 6.8 BB/9 and 6.8 SO/9 in 8.0 innings with the A's Triple-A team this season. – The New York Mets designated infielder Vinny Rottino for assignment according to the team official Twitter account. Rottino, 32, hit .182...
Via PRO Rumors
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets call up Rottino

The New York Mets recalled utilityman Vinny Rottino from Triple-A Buffalo on Monday and optioned right-hander Chris Schwinden to Triple-A Buffalo. Rottino went 0 for 4 in an earlier stint with the Mets this season. In 36 games for Buffalo, he was hitting .307 with four home runs. Schwinden has allowed 11 runs in eight innings in relief this season and was 0-1 with an 11.25 ERA for the Mets.
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Recall Vinny Rottino, Is Manny Acosta On The Way Out?

According to Adam Rubin, a baseball says that the Mets are expected to re-call utility player Vinny Rottino ifrom Triple-A Buffalo and that he will rejoin the Mets in time for tonight’s game in Pittsburgh. Rottino is having a fine season in Buffalo batting 307/.361/.469 in 140 at-bats. He is second on the team with 25 RBI and has ten doubles, four home runs and five stolen...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Option Chris Schwinden, Call-up Vinny Rottino

The New York Mets today announced the team has selected the contract of outfielder Vinny Rottino from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League and optioned righthanded pitcher Chris Schwinden to the Bisons.  Rottino will wear uniform #33 and will be available for tonight’s game vs. Arizona. In addition, righthanded pitcher Mike Pelfrey was transferred to the 60-Day Disabled List...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Get To Know a Mets Minor League Player: Vinny Rottino

Our journey through the Mets minor league system, 40-man roster and non-roster Spring invites continue today as we look at another player in the latter group, Vinny Rottino. Rottino is a veteran who has had minor league (and a little major league experience) at a collection of positions including pinch hitting, catching, the corner infield positions and in the outfield. Rottino was...
Via 213 Miles From Shea
January 30, 2012  |  1 Comment

Rottino a nice find ?

The Mets signed Vinny Rottino to a minor league deal.  Rottino is a 31 y/o with just 26 MLB games under his belt but in joining the Mets he may actually have a chance to make the team.  The team hasn't had anyone as versatile as Rottino since Eli Marrero. In the minors he logged 300 gms at catcher, 223 gms at 3B, 174 gms in LF, 164 gms at 1B, 80 in RF, 5 gms at 2B, 3 gms at...
Via Mets Fever
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Rubin: Mets Sign Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci

Adam Rubin os ESPNNewYork, reports the Mets have signed Vinny Rottino and Valentino Pascucci to minor league deals. Rottino could be particularly valuable as a utility player. He’s capable of playing first base, third base, left field and right field while serving as a third catcher. Rottino was 2-for-14 for the Marlins at the major league level this past season, in his first...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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