Kotchman agreed to a minor league deal with the Blue Jays on Monday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports. Kotchman hasn't played in the majors since 2013 -- going 0-for-20 with the Marlins in his latest stint -- but he did return to baseball in 2015 after missing all of 2014 with an oblique injury. He slashed .290/.374/.426 with seven homers in 90 games at Triple-A this season and could end up making his return to the big leagues with Toronto.
The Royals have signed first baseman Casey Kotchman to a minor-league deal, according to MLB.com. Kotchman will participate with the minor-league team during camp. He has not played in the majors since 2013. That season, he went hitless in 21 at-bats. Kotchman, 32, owns a career .260/.326/.385 slash line over 3,071 at-bats.
Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman has been recalled from rehab, reinstated and released by the Marlins Monday. Kotchman played in just six games with the club. He did not collect a hit in 20 at-bats.
Marlins first baseman Casey Kotchman should begin playing in minor-league rehab games in a week, according to an MLB.com report Saturday. Kotchman is on the 60-day disabled list with an oblique strain, and it is not yet clear when he is expected to return to the majors.
The Marlins transferred first baseman Casey Kotchman (oblique) was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday. Kotchman has been out since early June.