MLB

Casey Fossum # - P

Baltimore

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1978/01/06
  • POB: Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 160lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 9
  • Drafted by Boston in 1999 (1st round).
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/02/01Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2012/01/20Released by the New York Mets.
2011/05/27Placed on the restricted list by the New York Mets.
2011/02/09Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2009/12/14Signed with Hanshin (Japanese League).
2009/07/03Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2009/05/02Signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
2009/04/30Refused minor league assignment from the New York Mets and opted for free agency.
2009/04/27Designated for assignment by the New York Mets.
2009/04/26Optioned to Buffalo (AAA).
2009/04/20Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).
2009/03/20Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.
2009/01/19Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2008/06/03Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA).
2008/04/08Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2008/03/28Refused minor league assignment from the Pittsburgh Pirates and opted for free agency.
2008/03/25Assigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates to their minor league camp.
2008/01/24Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2007/11/03Opted for minor league free agency.
2007/08/10Released by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2007/08/08Designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays.
2007/08/07Outrighted to Durham (AAA).
2006/10/02Missed the last 30 regular season games (left shoulder injury).
2006/09/07Left shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2006/06/07Missed 12 games (groin).
2006/05/27Groin, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 25th, 2006).
2006/01/23Re-signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a two-year contract.
2005/11/04Declined to exercise his contract option with the Tampa Bay Rays for next season.
2005/11/01Tampa Bay Rays exercised their contract option for next season.
2005/02/06Acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2004/09/30Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2004/05/14Missed 34 games (shoulder surgery).
2004/04/03Shoulder surgery, 15-day DL.
2004/03/05Shoulder surgery, sidelined indefinitely.
2003/11/28Acquired from the Boston Red Sox.
2003/10/01Did not make the Boston Red Sox playoff roster.
2003/09/01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA).
2003/08/22Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA).
2003/08/08Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA).
2003/07/28Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA).
2003/07/17Missed 32 games (left shoulder injury).
2003/06/11Left shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 8th, 2003).
2003/06/09Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2003/03/07Re-signed by the Boston Red Sox to a one-year contract.
2002/07/24Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA).
2002/06/25Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA).
2001/08/03Recalled from Trenton (AA).
2001/08/01Optioned to Trenton (AA).
2001/07/27Recalled from Trenton (AA).

Trades

2012/02/01Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2011/02/09Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2009/07/03Signed by the Chicago Cubs to a minor league contract.
2009/05/02Signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
2009/01/19Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2008/04/08Signed by the Detroit Tigers to a minor league contract.
2008/01/24Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2005/02/06Tampa Bay Devil Rays traded Jose Cruz Jr. and cash to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Casey Fossum.
2003/11/28Arizona Diamondbacks traded Curt Schilling to the Boston Red Sox for Casey Fossum, Brandon Lyon, Jorge De La Rosa and Michael Goss.
1999/07/19Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the first round (48th overall) in 1999.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2011BuffaloAAA960400035.2462826316241.746.56
2010HanshinJPN----------------
2009NY MetsNL30000004.04110432.002.25
2009Scranton/WBAAA10103300050.2502419716431.303.38
2009BuffaloAAA220000011.051105120.910.82
2009IowaAAA13126400067.2593231822701.204.12
2008DetroitAL3103100041.1442626418281.505.66
2008ToledoAAA1143000046.0211110419480.871.96
2007Tampa BayAL40105800076.010971651527531.797.70
2007PortlandAAA330200013.12612120772.488.10
2006Tampa BayAL252566000130.013689771863881.535.33
2005Tampa BayAL3625812000162.21701008921601281.414.92
2004ArizonaNL2727415000142.017111110531631171.656.65
2004TucsonAAA332000015.0112003160.930.93
2004El PasoAA22000004.13110351.392.08
2003BostonAL19146510079.0825548934631.475.47
2003PawtucketAAA541010013.0115515141.233.46
2003PortlandAA32010004.05331372.006.75
2002BostonAL431254100106.2113564112301011.343.46
2002PawtucketAAA530301025.034151116281.603.96
2001BostonAL1373200044.1442624420261.444.87
2001TrentonAA202037000117.210247375281301.102.83
2000SarasotaA2727910033149.114771577361431.233.44
1999LowellA550100014.162215160.771.26
TotalMLB2371204053200786.08735354761143196071.525.45
TotalNL3027415000146.017511210631671201.666.53
TotalAL207933638200640.0698423370832524871.485.20
TotalAAA61471516110277.126313011524992621.313.73
TotalAA252438000126.011051416341421.142.93
TotalA3232911033163.215373598411591.193.24
TotalJPN----------------

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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