by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (5/16/2013) Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman has yet to begin his rehab assignment, as expected, but he did take part in pre-game fielding and batting practice Thursday. He is expected to go out on a rehab assignment soon, according to MLB.com.
Kotchman has been out since April 3 with a hamstring injury. He is on the 60-day disabled list and is not eligible to return until early June.
Casey Kotchman ready for rehab
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/11/2013) Marlins manager Mike Redmond told the Miami Herald that first baseman Casey Kotchman (hamstring) has been cleared for baseball activities and will start his rehab assignment on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Redmond has not specified which minor-league affiliate Kotchman will play for this week. The 30-year-old has been on the disabled list since early April and has appeared in just two games this season.
Casey Kotchman moved to 60-day DL
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/8/2013) The Marlins transferred first baseman Casey Kotchman (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday. Kotchman has been on the DL since early April and has appeared in just two games this season.
Casey Kotchman not nearing a return
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (4/19/2013)Casey Kotchman was the Marlins' opening day first baseman due to Logan Morrison's prolonged recovery from knee surgery, but injuries of his own have kept him off the field since the team's second game.
Kotchman is on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled hamstring, and he has yet to begin running as part of his return.
"He's still the same," Marlins manager Mike Redmond told MLB.com Friday. "It just takes time. He pulled that thing pretty good. He's progressing, but it just takes time for that thing to heal."
Casey Kotchman put on 15-day DL
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/5/2013) As expected, Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman has been put on the 15-day disabled list.
Kotchman is dealing with a strained hamstring. The move is retroactive to April 4. Kyle Skipworth has been called up to take Kotchman's roster spot.
Casey Kotchman can't avoid DL stint
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/4/2013) The Marlins announced Thursday first baseman Casey Kotchman, who suffered a strained left hamstring Wednesday, will be placed on the disabled list Friday. Greg Dobbs, who started in Kotchman's place Thursday at Washington, will see most of the starts at first base in Kotchman's absence, according to The Palm Beach Post.
Casey Kotchman held out of lineup
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/4/2013) Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman was not in the starting lineup Thursday at Washington after leaving Wednesday's game with a strained left hamstring. Greg Dobbs replaced him in the starting lineup.
Kotchman is 0 for 5 to open the season. He hit .400 (18 for 45) with one homer, five doubles and six RBI in 17 spring games.
Casey Kotchman day-to-day with hamstring strain
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/3/2013) Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman was classified as day to day after leaving Wednesday's game with a strained left hamstring.
"He's listed as day-to-day. We have to wait and see how he is tomorrow," manager Mike Redmond told MLB.com. "I watched him going down that line, and he grabbed that thing right away, and then went down in a heap. Those things typically are pretty sore the next day."
Greg Dobbs entered the game for Kotchman after the injury.
Casey Kotchman suffers hamstring injury
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/3/2013) Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman was removed from Wednesday's game against the Nationals after grabbing his hamstring while running out a double play. He left the field under his own power and finished the game with no hits in two plate appearances.
Greg Dobbs took over at first base for Kotchman and would likely see increased playing time were Kotchman to miss time.
Marlins add Austin Kearns, Casey Kotchman to 25-man
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/26/2013) The Marlins told outfielder Austin Kearns and first baseman Casey Kotchman they will be added to the 25-man roster, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Tuesday.
The 30-year-old Kotchman is hitting .425 this spring with a homer and six RBI over 40 at-bats. Kearns, 32, hit .094 this spring over 32 at-bats.
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/26/2013) Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman made his spring debut Tuesday against the Mets after needing four stitches to close up a wound on his left ring finger. Kotchman didn't appear bothered by the injury Tuesday as he clubbed a grand slam in the first inning off Jenrry Mejia. He went 1 for 2 before his day ended.
Kotchman eager to play
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/24/2013)The Palm Beach Post reports Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman played in a simulated game Sunday, six days after slicing open his left ring finger. He threw and hit and had a couple of at-bats in a simulated game. He is progressing, manager Mike Redmond said. Its kind of on him right now when he feels like he is ready to go out and play in a game. Pretty quick for a guy who got four stitches in his hand. Were maybe expecting him soon.
Finger injury hits Kotchman
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (2/18/2013) New Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman required four stitches after slicing open his left ring finger during a defensive drill Monday, the Palm Beach Post reports. Kotchman suffered the injury after running into a pop-up machine while chasing a fly ball. "We will see how he feels (Tuesday) and evaluate from there and see how long hes going to be out," manager Mike Redmond said. "Hopefully its not more than a few days."
Marlins hook veteran Kotchman
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (2/15/2013) The Marlins bolstered their infield depth Friday and signed first baseman Casey Kotchman to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. Kotchman, who is expected to report to camp Saturday, posted a .229 batting average with Cleveland last season.