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+ Round Rock (AAA) >> Texas Rangers Status: Minors


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Biography Data
Positions: P-643
Proper Name: Neal James Cotts
Born: March 25, 1980 (36.153)
Place Belleville, Illinois
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 200 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Lebanon (Summerfield,IL)
College: Illinois State University
Drafted: 2001 -- 2nd round (69th overall) by Oakland Athletics (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 12,2003 (23.140)
Service Time:7.041 (2015)
TBC Player ID:4988
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-06-22 - Texas Rangers - Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) More
Prospect Ranks:[2004]CHA #3
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers (2016-06-21)
Organizations:OAK, CHA, CHN, TEX, MIL, MIN, NYA, ANA
Signed by:Jim Pransky
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (46.23%) -- Slider (45.02%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (4.90%) -- Cutter (2.71%) -- Changeup (1.11%) -- Curveball (0.03%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 90.01 - [2014] - 90.98 - [2013] - 92.17


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-06-22Texas RangersRPMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2016-06-21Texas RangersRPMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-06-14RPFAMLBReleased by Yankees---
    2016-05-22New York YankeesRPMinorsScranton/Wilkes-BarreAAAAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)---
    2016-05-21New York YankeesRPMinorsNew York YankeesMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-05-18RPFAMLBReleased by Angels---
    2016-04-07Los Angeles AngelsRPMinorsSalt LakeAAAAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)---
    2016-04-03Los Angeles AngelsRPMinorsLos Angeles AngelsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016-03-25RPFAMLBReleased by Astros---
    2016-02-26Houston AstrosRPMinorsHouston AstrosMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015
    2015-11-03RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-08-22Minnesota TwinsRPActive-MLBMinnesota TwinsMLBTraded from Brewers to Twins for PTBNL40man
    2015-01-31Milwaukee BrewersRPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3m) [Free Agent]40man
    2014
    2014-10-31RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-01-15Texas RangersRPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.2m) [Avoided Arbitration]40man
    2013
    2013-05-21Texas RangersRPActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBContract purchased from Round Rock (AAA)40man
    2013-04-06Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2012
    2012-11-12Texas RangersPMinorsTexas RangersMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-04-04Texas RangersPMinorsRound RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)---
    2012-02-20Texas RangersTexas RangersMLB---
    2010
    2010-01-04Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    2008
    2008-12-12Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2007
    2007-12-13Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2007-01-03Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2006
    2006-03-01Chicago CubsChicago CubsMLB---
    2005
    2005-03-01Chicago White SoxChicago White SoxMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Rangers
    Released by Yankees
    Signed by Pirates
    Signed by Cubs (1-year)
    Signed by Cubs (1-year)
    Signed by Cubs (1-year)
    Traded by White Sox to Cubs for David Aardsma and Carlos Vasquez
    Traded by Athletics with Daylon Holt and Billy Koch to White Sox for Joe Valentine, Mark Johnson, Keith Foulke and Cash.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Oakland Athletics in 2nd round (69th overall) of 2001 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Minnesota Twins$ 3,000,0003161165$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-01-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3m) [Free Agent]
    2015Milwaukee Brewers$ 3,000,0003161165$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-01-31 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($3m) [Free Agent]
    2014Texas Rangers$ 2,200,0003551561$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-01-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.2m) [Avoided Arbitration]
    2013Texas Rangers$ 490,000775350$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2009Chicago Cubs$ 1,100,0004051750$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Chicago Cubs$ 390,000753320$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-12-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.1m) Avoided arbitration
    2007Chicago Cubs$ 825,0004492345$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-12-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.8m) Avoided arbitration
    2007-01-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.825m) Avoided arbitration
    2006Chicago White Sox$ 400,0005332334$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-03-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.4m)
    2005Chicago White Sox$ 330,0006412729$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-03-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.33m)
    2004Chicago White Sox$ 301,0007473017$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Chicago White Sox$ 300,000703360$ 300,000$ 2,163,527

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