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Scott Cousins | Outfielder

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/22/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 197
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Rangers signed OF Scott Cousins to a minor league contract.
Cousins was released by the Red Sox after spring training and eventually caught on with an independent league team, but he didn't play a game for him. He'll give the Rangers some depth at Triple-A Round Rock. Apr 15 - 11:48 PM

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Scott Cousins has agreed to a contract with the Camden Riversharks of the independent Atlantic League.

Cousins was released by the Red Sox on April 2 after failing to impress in spring camp. The 29-year-old outfielder is doubtful to make it back to the major leagues.
Apr 10 - 8:50 AM

Red Sox released OF Scott Cousins.

Cousins was inked to a minor league deal in January, but Boston ultimately decided they had no room for him on their Triple-A roster. The 29-year-old is a career .179/.230/.285 hitter over parts of four seasons.
Apr 2 - 2:24 PM

Red Sox signed OF Scott Cousins to a minor league contract.

The deal does not include an invitation to spring training. Cousins spent nearly all of 2013 at Triple-A and batted only .233/.310/.306 across 52 games. He's hit just .179/.230/.285 over parts of four major league seasons.
Jan 24 - 12:02 PM

Scott Cousins has elected free agency.

Cousins spent nearly all of 2013 at Triple-A and batted only .233/.310/.306 across 52 games. The 28-year-old will look for a minor league deal this winter.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 02:23:00 PM

Angels sent OF Scott Cousins outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Cousins cleared waivers after being designated for assignment over the weekend. He'll serve as outfield depth in Triple-A.
Tue, May 21, 2013 12:03:00 PM

Angels designated OF Scott Cousins for assignment.

The Angels claimed Chris Nelson off waivers, so it's just a move to open a spot on the 40-man roster. Cousins should go through waivers unclaimed and remain in the organization.
Sat, May 18, 2013 02:26:00 PM

Angels optioned OF Scott Cousins to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Cousins was held hitless in five plate appearances during his two-week stint with the Angels. He'll return to a .224/.268/.269 batting line in the minors.
Sat, May 11, 2013 03:24:00 PM

Angels purchased the contract of OF Scott Cousins from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Cousins is batting a paltry .224/.268/.269 this season at Triple-A, but he offers plenty of big league experience. He should see some playing time in left field with the injury to Peter Bourjos.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 06:24:00 PM

Angels sent OF Scott Cousins outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Cousins cleared waivers after being designated for assignment over the weekend. He'll continue to serve as outfield depth in the minors.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 01:29:00 PM

Angels designated OF Scott Cousins for assignment.

The move clears a 40-man roster spot for left-handed reliever Michael Roth. Cousins could draw interest on waivers.
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 06:44:00 PM

Angels optioned OF Scott Cousins to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Cousins hit just .200/.300/.240 this spring to earn the demotion. He'll represent outfield depth at Triple-A.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 02:03:00 PM

Angels claimed OF Scott Cousins off waivers from the Mariners.

He's now been claimed by three teams over the last month. Assuming he isn't designated for assignment again, Cousins will compete for a bench job in spring training.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 02:01:00 PM

Mariners designated OF Scott Cousins for assignment.

Cousins has now been claimed off waivers and then designated for assignment by two teams over the last month. If he clears waivers this time, it's possible the M's will try to sign him to a minor league deal.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 10:15:00 PM

Mariners claimed OF Scott Cousins off waivers from the Blue Jays.

Cousins lasted just two weeks with the Blue Jays after being claimed off waivers from the Marlins. He hit a paltry .163/.200/.267 with one home run in 92 at-bats with the Marlins in 2012 and will look to compete for a reserve outfielder role with the Mariners in spring training.
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 02:37:00 PM

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