MLB

Casey Kotchman # - 1B

  • Age: 31
  • DOB: 1983/02/22
  • POB: St. Petersburg, FL
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 220lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 10
  • Drafted by LA Angels in 2001 (1st round).

Scouting Report

AssetsIs fantastic with the glove at first base. A natural doubles hitter with gap power, he also displays a great batting eye, good patience and plate coverage.
FlawsDoesn't hit with a lot of home-run power for a first baseman. Also lacks speed and is not an efficient base-runner. Is a little injury-prone.
Career potentialLefty-hitting and good defensive first baseman.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/08/26Released by the Miami Marlins.
2013/08/26Missed 68 games (strained left oblique).
2013/07/23Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (strained left oblique).
2013/06/10Strained left oblique, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 9th, 2013).
2013/06/03Missed 55 games (strained left hamstring).
2013/05/08Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (strained left hamstring).
2013/04/05Strained left hamstring, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 4th, 2013).
2013/03/31Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2013/02/15Signed by the Miami Marlins to a minor league contract.
2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/02/03Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/09/28Missed 1 game (chest injury).
2011/09/27Chest injury, day-to-day.
2011/06/04Missed 5 games (sprained right ankle).
2011/05/30Sprained right ankle, day-to-day.
2011/04/08Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).
2011/03/26Assigned by the Tampa Bay Rays to their minor league camp.
2011/01/28Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a minor league contract.
2010/11/04Refused minor league assignment from the Seattle Mariners and opted for free agency.
2010/11/04Outrighted to Tacoma (AAA).
2010/05/12Missed 2 games (right ankle injury).
2010/05/11Right ankle injury, day-to-day.
2010/02/03Re-signed by the Seattle Mariners to a one-year contract.
2010/01/07Acquired from the Boston Red Sox.
2009/07/31Acquired from the Atlanta Braves.
2009/06/16Missed 12 games (shin injury).
2009/06/07Shin injury, early September (retroactive to June 1st, 2009).
2009/06/01Shin injury, day-to-day.
2009/02/02Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2008/09/01Missed 11 games (bereavement list).
2008/08/27Placed on the restricted list by the Atlanta Braves.
2008/08/20Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2008/07/29Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2008/05/09Missed 1 game (groin).
2008/05/07Groin, day-to-day.
2008/01/18Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2007/08/29Missed 6 games (finger injury).
2007/08/27Finger injury, day-to-day.
2007/06/26Missed 7 games (concussion).
2007/06/17Concussion, day-to-day.
2007/02/21Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2006/10/02Missed the last 129 regular season games (virus).
2006/05/09Virus, 15-day DL.
2006/03/02Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2005/08/04Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA).
2005/06/14Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA).
2005/05/31Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA).
2005/04/02Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA).
2005/02/21Re-signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a one-year contract.
2004/09/01Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA).
2004/06/14Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA).
2004/05/09Contract purchased from Arkansas (AA).
2004/03/22Assigned by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to their minor league camp.
2004/01/15Invited to spring training by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
2003/03/09Assigned by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to their minor league camp.
2003/01/09Invited to spring training by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Trades

2013/02/15Signed by the Miami Marlins to a minor league contract.
2012/02/03Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians.
2011/01/28Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a minor league contract.
2010/01/07Boston Red Sox traded Casey Kotchman to the Seattle Mariners for Bill Hall and a player to be named later (Miguel Celestino-March 18th).
2009/07/31Boston Red Sox traded Adam Laroche to the Atlanta Braves for Casey Kotchman.
2008/07/29Atlanta Braves traded Mark Teixeira to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for Casey Kotchman and Steve Marek.
2001/06/05Drafted by the Angels of Anaheim in the 1st round (13th overall) in 2001.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2013MiamiNL62000000111001.000.048.000.048
2013JupiterA1861718400877001.295.377.361.738
2012ClevelandAL1424634610612012552649306.229.280.333.613
2011Tampa BayAL1465004415324210484866222.306.378.422.800
2011DurhamAAA140100001000-.250.400.250.650
2010SeattleAL1254143790201951355700-.217.280.336.616
2009BostonAL39879193017714100.218.284.287.571
2009AtlantaNL8729828842006413228000.282.354.409.763
2009Total Atl/BosMLB126385371032307483942100.268.340.382.722
2009GwinnettAAA2320000311000.000.200.000.200
2008AtlantaNL43152183641220181600-.237.331.316.647
2008LA AngelsAL100373471072401254182321-.287.327.448.775
2008Total Ana/AtlMLB143525651432811474363921-.272.328.410.738
2007LA AngelsAL1374436413137311685343243.296.372.467.839
2006LA AngelsAL29796122016713010.152.221.215.436
2006Salt LakeAAA370000011100-.000.125.000.125
2005LA AngelsAL471261635507221518110.278.352.484.836
2005Salt LakeAAA943636210523110584340024.289.372.441.813
2004AnaheimAL3811672660015711303.224.289.276.565
2004Salt LakeAAA4919932742205381425003.372.423.558.981
2004ArkansasAA281141942110318107000.368.438.544.982
2003Rancho CucamongaA5720642721208283016205.350.441.524.965
2003AZL AngelsR72759102623000.333.379.593.972
2002Cedar RapidsA8128842813015504837215.281.390.444.834
2001ProvoR722611300720000.500.542.6361.178
2001AZL AngelsR41559101532001.600.632.8671.499
TotalMLB939307132279915777138826733914915.260.326.385.711
TotalAL803260127667913366332621629414914.261.324.389.713
TotalNL136470461202418625145001.255.335.362.697
TotalAAA14957696180451151006067027.312.385.472.857
TotalAA281141942110318107000.368.438.544.982
TotalA15655591171461138685604111.308.408.465.873
TotalR186416295031875001.453.500.6721.172

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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