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48 Scott Atchison RP
Height/Weight: 6-2/200 | Birthdate: 3/29/1976 | Birthplace: Denton, TX | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Cleveland | College: Texas Christian | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: $700,000 | Owned/Started%: 1/1 | Average Draft Position: 725.00
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Scott Atchison nails down second save of the season


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/22/2014) Indians reliever Scott Atchison had some issues with his command, but managed to escape a rough outing with his second save of the season Monday afternoon against the Royals.

Atchison allowed a run-scoring single to Norichika Aoki in the 10th inning before closing out a 4-3 win, resuming a game that was suspended 21 days ago in Kansas City. Atchison owns a 2.66 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP over 71 innings of relief.


Scott Atchison gets extension from Cleveland


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2014) The Indians signed reliever Scott Atchison to an extension Tuesday, the team announced.

Atchison has agreed to a two-year deal, with 2016 representing a team option. He has been a solid contributor out of the bullpen this season, posting a 2.95 ERA and 6-0 record in 53 games, with 37 strikeouts and nine walks in 55 innings. 


Scott Atchison earns fifth win Sunday vs. Rangers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/3/2014) Indians pitcher Scott Atchison tallied the win Sunday, striking out the only batter he faced in his team's 4-3, 12-inning victory over the Rangers.

Atchison (5-0) has picked up wins on back-to-back days, and while he recorded five outs in his win Saturday, he just needed to retire one batter Sunday with a man on first base. He owns a 2.76 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 35:9 K:BB ratio in 49 innings.


Scott Atchison picks up third win Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2014) Indians pitcher Scott Atchison was awarded a win Monday, giving up one hit in 1 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out one in his team's 17-7 victory over the Rangers.

Atchison (3-0) cleaned up a mess in the fourth inning by getting a strikeout and a ground out to keep his team up 12-6, and the Indians would continue to tack on runs throughout the game. The reliever owns a 2.86 ERA, 0.92 WHIP and 21:4 K:BB ratio in 28 1/3 innings.


Scott Atchison works out of trouble for win


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2014) Indians reliever Scott Atchison worked around a ninth-inning double by striking out the side Sunday to end Cleveland's 6-4 win over the Rockies. Atchison improved to 2-0 while lowering his ERA his 2.49.

Atchison bounced back from a horrific performance Saturday in which he was tagged for three earned runs in 1/3 of an inning.


Scott Atchison gets the save


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/23/2014) The Indians turned to reliever Scott Atchison for his first opportunity of the season Thursday, with a two-run lead in the 13th inning against the Orioles.

Atchison made the lead stand up, but not before a bit of drama. He allowed the Orioles to cut the lead to one on a leadoff home run by Nick Markakis, before closing the door with just 12 pitches.

Atchison has mostly pitched in middle relief for the Indians this season, and has done a remarkable job. He has a 1.64 ERA in 22 innings of work overall.  


Scott Atchison earns win in extra innings Monday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/19/2014) Indians pitcher Scott Atchison pitched a scoreless 10th inning to earn a win in his team's 5-4 victory over the Tigers Monday.

Atchison (1-0) needed just eight pitches to record three outs in the top of the 10th before his offense brought home the victory in the bottom of the inning. He owns a 1.42 ERA and 14:3 K:BB ratio in 19 innings.


Indians give John Axford break from closer role


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(5/10/2014) The Indians have removed pitcher John Axford from the closer role, the team announced Saturday.

Manager Tito Francona said the goal is to get him back into the ninth inning after he pitches in less-stressful situations earlier in games. He is 1-3 with a 4.91 ERA and 15:13 K:BB ratio in 14 2/3 innings. The Indians haven't named a replacement, but Cody Allen, Scott Atchison, Marc Rzepczynski and Bryan Shaw could get save opportunities.


Indians finalize opening day roster


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/30/2014) The Indians announced several roster moves Sunday as they finalize their opening day roster.

The Indians purchased the contracts of reliever Scott Atchison, DH Jason Giambi and outfielder Nyjer Morgan. They also placed Michael Bourn (left hamstring strain) and Giambi (rib fracture) on the 15-day disabed list.

Pitchers Frank Herrmann and Colt Hynes were designated for assignment. Outfielder Matt Carson and infielder Ryan Rohlinger were reassigned to minor-league camp.


Scott Atchison gains spot as Indians reliever


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/26/2014) What was anticipated is now official: Scott Atchison has earned a spot in the Indians bullpen, per the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Atchison pitched for Terry Francona when the latter managed the Red Sox. Francona had expressed his admiration for Atchison during a fine spring training in which the right-hander yielded just two runs in eight innings pitched.


Scott Atchison likely to make opening day roster


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) Indians pitcher Scott Atchison will likely make the opening day roster, according to WTAM.

The team hasn't made an official announcement yet, but it appears Atchison will open the year with the major-league club. Atchison signed a deal with the club in January, and posted a 2.25 ERA over 8 innings. 


Scott Atchison to pitch for Cleveland this spring


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(1/6/2014) The Indians announced Monday they signed veteran reliever Scott Atchison to a minor-league deal, with an invitation to spring training. Atchison spent the 2013 season with the Mets, going 3-3 with a 4.37 ERA and 1.26 WHIP in 50 relief appearances.

Mets non-tender Scott Atchison, Omar Quintanilla


by Al Melchior | Data Analyst
(12/2/2013) ESPN.com reports that the Mets non-tendered reliever Scott Atchison and shortstop Omar Quintanilla on Monday.

Atchison went 3-3 with a 4.37 ERA in 51 appearances, and Quintanilla hit .222 in 95 games, 89 of which he started at shortstop. Both players are now free agents.


Scott Atchison activated from DL


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7/14/2013) The Mets activated reliever Scott Atchison from the disabled list following Saturday's game against the Pirates.

Atchison was originally scheduled to return after the All-Star break, but was activated for some bullpen depth, manager Terry Collins told MLB.com. The Mets have played four games of 11 innings or more in July. Atchison owns a 4.50 ERA in 19 appearances this season.

Scott Atchison to return after All-Star break


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/10/2013) Mets manager Terry Collins said Wednesday he expects reliever Scott Atchison (groin) to come off the disabled list after the All-Star break. Atchison has made a pair of rehab appearances for the Gulf Coast League Mets (rookie).

Scott Atchison begins Rookie League rehab assignment


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/9/2013) Mets pitcher Scott Atchison surrendered an earned run on two hits while striking out two in an inning Monday during his Rookie League rehab assignment. Atchison hasn't pitched since May 13 due first to an elbow injury then to a groin strain suffered in mid-June.

Mets place Scott Atchison on 15-day DL


by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com
(6/19/2013) The Mets have placed reliever Scott Atchison on the 15-day disabled list with a groin strain, MLB.com reports. Atchison was about to make his first appearance since going on the disabled list May 13 with an elbow injury. It's unclear how much time he will miss.

Scott Atchison expected to hit the DL


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/19/2013) ESPN.com reports Tuesday that Mets manager Terry Collins expected Scott Atchison to land on the 15-day disabled list, after he injured his groin warming up for the day's game against the Braves.

Atchison was set to appear in his first game in over two months, but suffered a right groin injury during warm-ups prior to his appearance. The team has yet to officially announce his placement on the disabled list, but are expected to do so prior to Wednesday's game if it happens. 

"The second warm-up pitch I felt a little tug in my groin," Atchison said. "I tried to throw another one and felt it pulling some more. Basically, I can't push off. It's on the right side. I couldn't go. It's frustrating, obviously. My arm felt great. I felt good. I hadn't had any signs of this."


Scott Atchison exits without throwing a pitch


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2013) Recently activated Mets reliever Scott Atchison left Tuesday's game against the Braves due to soreness in his right groin.

Atchison was called in to appear in the game, but left during warm-ups due to the injury. He was activated from the disabled list prior to the game after spending more than two months on the disabled list due to elbow inflammation. 


Scott Atchison rejoins Mets' bullpen


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2013) The Mets activated reliever Scott Atchison (elbow) off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. Atchison was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and one save in four scoreless outings (four innings) during a rehab assignment with Class A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton.

Scott Atchison should rejoin Mets Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/17/2013) Reliever Scott Atchison should join the Mets Tuesday.

The move has been speculated since Saturday, and it's looking more likely Atchison will join the major-league club. He's been sidelined since May 13 with an elbow injury. Atchison has a 4.50 ERA in 18 innings. 


Scott Atchison coming back Tuesday?


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2013) Mets reliever Scott Atchison could be back Tuesday, ESPN reports Saturday. Sidelined with inflammation in his right elbow, Atchison is pitching with Double-A Binghamton right now. 

"That's getting realistic," manager Terry Collins said about Tuesday. "I think we're going to need another pitcher by that time." 


Scott Atchison staying at Double-A over the weekend


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/14/2013) Mets reliever Scott Atchison (elbow) is expected to continue his rehab assignment at Double-A Binghamton over the weekend, according to MLB.com. Thursday's game was rained out, which will give him an opportunity to pitch in back-to-back games before possibly moving to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Scott Atchison could return soon


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/13/2013) Mets reliever Scott Atchison could return from rehab this weekend, according to ESPN.

Manager Terry Collins said Atchison needs to throw back-to-back nights before he's promoted. That could happen Thursday if the weather cooperates. Atchison threw a hitless inning with two strikeouts Wednesday. He's been sidelined since May with finger numbness. 

Atchison had a 4.50 ERA through 18 innings before the injury. 


Scott Atchison takes rehab to Double-A


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/12/2013) Mets pitcher Scott Atchison has joined Double-A Binghamton on a rehab assignment, ESPN New York reports. Atchison dealt with renewed numbness in his fingers after a Class A rehab appearance, but a second opinion on the injury concluded he could continue the rehab plan the team laid out.