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Neal Cotts

Neal Cotts 14 P

Round Rock Express

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Neal James Cotts
  • Age: 36 (March 25, 1980)
  • Birthplace: Lebanon, IL
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 200
  • Draft: Round 2 (2001, OAK)
  • MLB Debut: 08/12/2003
  • School: Illinois State
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Neal Cotts Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
November 7, 2016 LHP Neal Cotts elected free agency.
June 22, 2016 LHP Neal Cotts assigned to Round Rock Express.
June 21, 2016 Texas Rangers signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts to a minor league contract.
June 13, 2016 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders released LHP Neal Cotts.
May 22, 2016 LHP Neal Cotts assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
May 21, 2016 New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts to a minor league contract.
May 18, 2016 Salt Lake Bees released LHP Neal Cotts.
April 7, 2016 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts to a minor league contract.
April 7, 2016 LHP Neal Cotts assigned to Salt Lake Bees.
March 25, 2016 Houston Astros released LHP Neal Cotts.
February 29, 2016 LHP Neal Cotts assigned to Fresno Grizzlies.
February 27, 2016 Houston Astros signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2015 LHP Neal Cotts elected free agency.
August 22, 2015 Minnesota Twins activated LHP Neal Cotts.
August 21, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers traded Neal Cotts to Minnesota Twins for Player To Be Named Later.
January 30, 2015 Milwaukee Brewers signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts.
October 30, 2014 LHP Neal Cotts elected free agency.
May 21, 2013 Texas Rangers selected the contract of LHP Neal Cotts from Round Rock Express.
November 12, 2012 Texas Rangers signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
April 4, 2012 Neal Cotts assigned to Round Rock Express.
March 5, 2012 Texas Rangers signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
February 16, 2011 New York Yankees released LHP Neal Cotts.
February 16, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees released LHP Neal Cotts.
December 15, 2010 New York Yankees invited non-roster LHP Neal Cotts to spring training.
November 19, 2010 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts.
September 13, 2010 Indianapolis Indians released LHP Neal Cotts.
April 8, 2010 LHP Neal Cotts assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.
January 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent LHP Neal Cotts to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 12, 2009 LHP Neal Cotts elected free agency.
October 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs activated LHP Neal Cotts.
May 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs optioned Neal Cotts to Iowa Cubs.
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Neal Cotts Awards and Honors

Neal Cotts  14 P

Neal Cotts
  • Full Name: Neal James Cotts
  • Born: March 25, 1980
  • Age: 36
  • Birthplace: Lebanon, IL
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 200
  • Draft: Round 2 (2001, OAK)
  • School: Illinois State
  • MLB Debut: 08/12/2003

Signed by the New York Yankees as a Minor League free agent on Nov. 19, 2010 ... selected by Oakland in second round of 2001 draft (scout: Jim Pransky)...traded to Chicago (A.L.) Dec. 17, 2002 as the player to be named in the deal that sent P Keith Foulke, P Joe Valentine and C Mark Johnson to Oakland for P Billy Koch ... traded to the Cubs 11/16 for P David Aardsma and P Carlos Vasquez ... attended Illinois State University. Earned First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference and ABCA All-Midwest Region Team honors ... finished his collegiate career ranked fifth all-time at ISU in strikeouts (263) ... Was the starting pitcher for the United States in the All-Star Futures Game on July 13, 2003 at U.S. Cellular Field, allowing 1 ER in 1.0 IP (1 K) ... attended Illinois State University, where he earned First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference and ABCA All-Midwest Region Team honors ... graduated from Lebanon HS (Ill.) in 1998.