Casey Kotchman (2002) signs minor league deal with the Miami Marlins

Sprouting News LogoCasey Kotchman (Cedar Rapids Kernels – 2002) has signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins. The deal includes and invite to big league camp.

Casey KotchmanCasey Kotchman was a member of the Cedar Rapids Kernels squad that opened New Veterans Memorial Stadium in 2002. Kotchman hit .281 with 5 HR, 30 doubles and 50 RBI in 81 games as the Kernels finished 81-58 under manager Todd Clauss defeating Quad Cities in the opening round and then losing to Peoria in the semi finals of the Midwest League playoffs.

Casey Kotchman has hit .262 with 71 HR and 387 RBI during his nine year MLB career playing for the Angels, Braves, Red Sox, Mariners, Rays and Indians. Kotchman hit .229 with 12 HR and 55 RBI for the Indians in 2012.

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