Neal Cotts
Birthdate: 3/25/1980 (36 y, 9 m, 25 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-1/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 25, Overall: 69, Team: Oakland Athletics
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Cotts signed a minor league deal with the Nationals on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training, The Washington Post reports. (1/13/2017)
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2003White Sox4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2004White Sox56100000.0 %0.0 %1.0001.0001.0001.0002.0001.2447010.00.80.10.1
2005White Sox69000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2005White Sox6000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006White Sox70000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2007Cubs (AAA)23500100.0 %40.0 %.000.333.200.200.200.181-7    
2007Cubs16000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2008Cubs (AAA)19100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Cubs50100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2008Cubs2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Cubs (AAA)12100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Cubs19000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012Rangers (AAA)25000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Rangers (AAA)15000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Rangers58000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2014Rangers73000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
20152 Teams68000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2015Brewers51000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2015Twins17000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2016Angels (AAA)14100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Yankees (AAA)7000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Rangers (AAA)20000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
Total- - -483200000.0 %50.0 %.5001.000.500.5001.000.6223010.00.50.20.1
Postseason- - -8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2003White Sox4000000000000000000.000
2004White Sox561110100000000000001.000
2005White Sox69000000000000000000.000
2005White Sox6000000000000000000.000
2006White Sox70000000000000000000.000
2007Cubs (AAA)23551100001002000000.200
2007Cubs16000000000000000000.000
2008Cubs (AAA)19110000000001000000.000
2008Cubs50110000000001000000.000
2008Cubs2000000000000000000.000
2009Cubs (AAA)12110000000001000000.000
2009Cubs19000000000000000000.000
2012Rangers (AAA)25000000000000000000.000
2013Rangers (AAA)15000000000000000000.000
2013Rangers58000000000000000000.000
2014Rangers73000000000000000000.000
20152 Teams68000000000000000000.000
    2015Brewers51000000000000000000.000
    2015Twins17000000000000000000.000
2016Angels (AAA)14110000000001000000.000
2016Yankees (AAA)7000000000000000000.000
2016Rangers (AAA)20000000000000000000.000
Total- - -483221010000001000000.500
Postseason- - -8000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2003White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2003Average8.5 %16.4 %0.52.264.333.422.755.1584.9.294     .328 
2004White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0002.0003.0001.0000.11.000  0.010.81.244701
2004Average8.6 %16.9 %0.51.266.335.428.763.1624.9.297     .330 
2005White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2005White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295     .326 
2006White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301     .332 
2007Cubs (AAA)0.0 %40.0 %0.00.200.200.200.400.0000.1.333  0.00-0.7.181-7
2007Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303     .331 
2008Cubs (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2008Cubs0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2008Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Cubs (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2009Cubs0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2012Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
20152 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2015Brewers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2015Twins0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Angels (AAA)0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2016Yankees (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
Total- - -0.0 %50.0 %0.00.500.5001.0001.500.5000.11.000  0.010.5.622301
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2003White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2004White Sox1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %
2005White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2005White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2006White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2007Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2008Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2008Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2009Cubs0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
20152 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2015Brewers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2015Twins0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2003White Sox0000000000
2004White Sox1000000347
2005White Sox0000000000
2005White Sox0000000000
2006White Sox0000000000
2007Cubs0000000000
2008Cubs0000000134
2008Cubs0000000000
2009Cubs0000000000
2013Rangers0000000000
2014Rangers0000000000
20152 Teams0000000000
    2015Brewers0000000000
    2015Twins0000000000
Total- - -10000004711
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2003White Sox       0  
2004White Sox0.000.000.00-0.25-0.020.16 0-0.030.00
2005White Sox       0  
2005White Sox          
2006White Sox       0  
2007Cubs       0  
2008Cubs0.000.000.00-0.12-0.010.00 00.00 
2008Cubs          
2009Cubs       0  
2013Rangers       0  
2014Rangers       0  
20152 Teams       0  
    2015Brewers       0  
    2015Twins       0  
Total- - -0.000.000.00-0.37-0.040.08 0-0.03-0.03
Postseason- - -          

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2003White Sox        
2004White Sox71.4% (89.4)   28.6% (82.0)   
2005White Sox        
2006White Sox        
2007Cubs        
2008Cubs100.0% (96.0)       
2009Cubs        
2013Rangers        
2014Rangers        
20152 Teams        
    2015Brewers        
    2015Twins        
Total- - -81.8% (92.3)   18.2% (82.0)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Cubs              
2008Cubs100.0 %             
2009Cubs              
2013Rangers              
2014Rangers              
20152 Teams              
    2015Brewers              
    2015Twins              
Total- - -100.0 %             

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Cubs             
2008Cubs96.1            
2009Cubs             
2013Rangers             
2014Rangers             
20152 Teams             
    2015Brewers             
    2015Twins             
Total- - -96.1            

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2003White Sox              
2004White Sox0.8   0.0  16.04   -1.11  
2005White Sox              
2006White Sox              
2007Cubs              
2008Cubs-0.3      -7.23      
2009Cubs              
2013Rangers              
2014Rangers              
20152 Teams              
    2015Brewers              
    2015Twins              
Total- - -0.5   0.0  5.70   -1.11  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Cubs             
2008Cubs-0.3            
2009Cubs             
2013Rangers             
2014Rangers             
20152 Teams             
    2015Brewers             
    2015Twins             
Total- - --0.3            

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Cubs             
2008Cubs-7.22            
2009Cubs             
2013Rangers             
2014Rangers             
20152 Teams             
    2015Brewers             
    2015Twins             
Total- - --7.22            

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2003White Sox         
2003Average22.2 %68.8 %46.2 %52.0 %87.8 %79.4 %51.4 %58.6 %9.5 %
2004White Sox0.0 %50.0 %28.6 % 100.0 %100.0 %57.1 %100.0 %0.0 %
2004Average20.5 %69.0 %45.6 %61.6 %85.1 %80.0 %51.7 %58.4 %9.1 %
2005White Sox         
2005Average21.5 %67.7 %45.9 %54.7 %88.2 %80.8 %52.7 %59.1 %8.8 %
2006White Sox         
2006Average23.1 %66.6 %45.7 %57.5 %88.5 %81.0 %52.0 %58.8 %8.6 %
2007Cubs         
2007Average23.7 %66.0 %45.5 %58.8 %88.2 %80.7 %51.5 %58.7 %8.7 %
2008Cubs50.0 %100.0 %75.0 %0.0 %50.0 %33.3 %50.0 %100.0 %50.0 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Cubs         
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2013Rangers         
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Rangers         
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
20152 Teams         
    2015Brewers         
    2015Twins         
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -20.0 %66.7 %45.5 %0.0 %75.0 %60.0 %54.6 %100.0 %18.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Cubs        
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Cubs66.7 %100.0 %75.0 %0.0 %100.0 %33.3 %25.0 %14.3
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Cubs        
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2013Rangers        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Rangers        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
20152 Teams        
    2015Brewers        
    2015Twins        
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -66.7 %100.0 %75.0 %0.0 %100.0 %33.3 %25.0 %14.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2003White SoxP4413.1110001001 0   1.000 
2004White SoxP56165.1181011100 5   .900 
2005White SoxP69060.12140002101 2   1.000 
2006White SoxP70054.0490001001 2   1.000 
2007CubsP16016.2020000000 1   1.000 
2008CubsP50035.2242110000 3   .750 
2009CubsP19011.0020001100 1   1.000 
2013RangersP58057.0550000000 3   1.000 
2014RangersP73066.2370000000 3   1.000 
20152 TeamsP68063.1250000000 8   1.000 
    2015BrewersP51049.2250000000 7   1.000 
    2015TwinsP17013.2000000000 1   .000 
Total- - -P4835443.120573126303 28   .963 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2003White SoxP13.10  000              
2004White SoxP65.10  022              
2005White SoxP60.10  022              
2006White SoxP54.00  -111              
2007CubsP16.20  000              
2008CubsP35.20  0-1-1              
2009CubsP11.00  011              
2013RangersP57.00  010              
2014RangersP66.20  001              
20152 TeamsP63.1-1  0-1-3              
    2015BrewersP49.2-1  00-2              
    2015TwinsP13.20  0-1-1              
Total- - -P443.1-1  -153              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013RangersP57.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
2014RangersP66.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (7)
20152 TeamsP63.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)80.0%      (5)
    2015BrewersP49.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)80.0%      (5)
Total- - -P443.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)94.1%    (17)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2003White Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2004White Sox0.80.0 0.10.80.10.00.00.90.1$0.4$0
2005White Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0
2006White Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0
2007Cubs0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$1
2008Cubs-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2009Cubs0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2014Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
20152 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2015Brewers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2015Twins0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - -0.50.0 0.20.50.20.00.10.80.1$0.3$2

  • $0.2m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Houston Astros on 2/26/2016 (Minor League)
    • 2016: $0.2M
    • Incentives: $1,250,000 available in incentives
    • Other Notes: $1,500,000 base salary in Majors; Can opt-out on March 26 or June 1 if not on Major League roster
    • Originally Reported By: Brian McTaggart
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $3m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers on 1/30/2015 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $3M
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $2.2m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 1/15/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $2.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Joe Bick
    • Originally Reported By: Jeff Wilson
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
  • $0.2m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 11/12/2012 (Minor League)
    • 2013: $0M
    • Source: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 25, Overall: 69
    • Team: Oakland Athletics
    • School: Illinois State University