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Scott Atchison | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (39) / 3/29/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: TCU
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Indians released RHP Scott Atchison.
The 39-year-old was designated for assignment earlier in the week after posting a 6.86 ERA and 12/4 K/BB ratio over 19 2/3 innings out of the Tribe's bullpen. It's unclear if he'll look to latch on elsewhere or decide to call it a career. Jun 28 - 5:09 PM

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Indians designated RHP Scott Atchison for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Austin Adams on the active roster. The 39-year-old Atchison had a good year in 2014, but he owns an ugly 6.86 ERA and 12/4 K/BB ratio in 19 2/3 innings this season.
Jun 23 - 2:57 PM

Indians activated RHP Scott Atchison from the 15-day disabled list.

The right-hander had been sidelined since May 28 due to a left ankle sprain. Before hitting the shelf, he posted a 5.74 ERA and 10/3 K/BB over 15 2/3 innings.
Jun 13 - 12:26 PM

According to Indians manager Terry Francona, Scott Atchison (ankle) will be activated from the disabled list on Saturday.

Atchison's been on the shelf since May 28 with a left ankle sprain. After a rehab inning on Wednesday at Double-A Akron, he told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that it "went well." Prior to the injury, he held a 5.74 ERA and 10/3 K/BB ratio over 15 2/3 innings.
Jun 12 - 5:21 PM

Scott Atchison (ankle) is on track to rejoin the Indians' bullpen this weekend.

Atchison threw a scoreless rehab inning Wednesday at Double-A Akron, yielding one hit but striking out the side. "It went well," he told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "I was able to get back to what I do." The right-hander has been out since May 28 with a left ankle sprain.
Jun 11 - 10:06 AM

Scott Atchison (ankle) will throw a bullpen session on Sunday.

It will be the first time he's thrown off a mound since a sprained left ankle sent him to the disabled list over a week ago. Atchison is eligible for activation on Friday and would seem to have a good shot to rejoin the Tribe's bullpen at that time.
Jun 7 - 9:38 AM

Indians placed RHP Scott Atchison on the 15-day disabled list with a left ankle sprain.

Austin Adams will replace him in Cleveland's bullpen. Atchison, 39, has posted a 5.74 ERA and 10/3 K/BB ratio over 15 2/3 innings this season. No word yet on how much time he'll need to miss.
May 28 - 5:44 PM

Scott Atchison allowed a run but survived to record his third career save Monday in a 4-3 win over the Royals.

The Tribe elected to give the ball to Atchison to protect a two-run lead in the bottom of the 10th inning in what was the completion of a suspended game that began on August 31. It wasn't easy, as the Royals scratched out a run on two singles and two stolen bases. Atchison was able to strand the tying run at second base to end the game when he got Omar Infante to pop up. The Indians are now just 2 1/2 games out of a Wild Card spot.
Mon, Sep 22, 2014 06:27:00 PM

Indians signed RHP Scott Atchison to a one-year contract extension with a club option for 2016.

Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports that Atchison will make $900,000 in 2015 while the contract includes a $100,000 buyout on a $1 million buyout for 2016. After joining the Indians on a minor league contract over the winter, the 38-year-old has posted a 2.95 ERA and 37/9 K/BB ratio over 55 innings this season. The extension is well deserved.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 12:39:00 PM

Scott Atchison allowed a run in the bottom of the 13th inning, but closed out the ballgame for his first save of the season in Thursday's win over the Orioles.

Atchison allowed a solo home run to Nick Markakis to trim the Indians' lead to 8-7 and followed up with a couple of loud fly balls, but walked away with the save. The 38-year-old has been solid for the Tribe out of the 'pen, currently the owner of a 1.64 ERA and 0.68 WHIP in 22 innings.
Thu, May 22, 2014 11:37:00 PM

Indians purchased the contract of RHP Scott Atchison from Triple-A Columbus.

He earned a spot after posting a 2.70 ERA and 11/1 K/BB ratio over 10 frames this spring. Atchison will work in long relief.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 01:09:00 PM

Scott Atchison has won a spot on the Indians' Opening Day roster.

Atchison, who joined Cleveland on a minor league deal over the winter, has a 2.25 ERA and 8/1 K/BB ratio over eight innings this spring. The 37-year-old will pitch in middle relief.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 11:36:00 AM

Scott Atchison is expected to win a spot in the Indians' bullpen.

The Indians have yet to make an official announcement. Atchison, a non-roster invitee, has a 2.25 ERA and 8/1 K/BB ratio over eight innings this spring.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 11:31:00 AM

Indians signed RHP Scott Atchison to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Atchison was non-tendered by the Mets last month after posting a 4.37 ERA and 28/12 K/BB ratio over 45 1/3 innings last season. Reunited with Terry Francona, the 37-year-old will compete for a bullpen job with Cleveland in the spring.
Mon, Jan 6, 2014 04:49:00 PM

Mets non-tendered RHP Scott Atchison.

Atchison registered a mediocre 4.37 ERA in 50 relief appearances this past season for the Mets while earning a salary of $700,000. New York did not want to give him a raise in his second year of arbitration eligibility. The veteran righty can now sign with any team.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 01:50:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
1B1Carlos Santana
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Francisco Lindor
2Mike Aviles
3B1Giovanny Urshela
LF1Michael Brantley
2Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Bourn
RF1Nick Swisher
DH1Brandon Moss
2David Murphy
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Danny Salazar
5Cody Anderson
6Gavin Floyd
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3Marc Rzepczynski
4Scott Atchison
5Nick Hagadone
6Zach McAllister
7Ryan Webb
8Josh Tomlin
9Jeff Manship