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Mike McCoy | Shortstop

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (33) / 4/2/1981
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 181
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Red Sox signed INF/OF Mike McCoy to a minor league contract.
He should be invited to spring training. McCoy has batted only .190/.273/.256 across parts of four seasons as a utility player, but he has some speed and plays all over the diamond. Expect him to begin the year at Triple-A Pawtucket. Fri, Nov 15, 2013 04:58:00 PM

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Mike McCoy was removed from Saturday's Grapefruit League game after being involved in a collision with Ryan Langerhans.

McCoy has been diagnosed with a quad contusion and will be taken to the clubhouse for further examination. It sounds like he's avoided a serious injury, but we should know more when the Blue Jays update his status later on Saturday.
Sat, Feb 23, 2013 03:54:00 PM

Blue Jays sent INF/OF Mike McCoy outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

McCoy was designated for assignment earlier this month but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He batted just .173 in 32 games at the major league level this past season.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 03:30:00 PM

Blue Jays designated INF/OF Mike McCoy for assignment.

After batting .198 in 80 games with the Blue Jays in 2011, McCoy went 9-for-52 (.173) in 32 games at the major league level this year. While he provides some versatility, he simply wasn't worth occupying a spot on the 40-man roster.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 01:30:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled INF-OF Mike McCoy from Triple-A Las Vegas.

He'll take the place of David Carpenter on the active roster. McCoy appeared in eight games with the Blue Jays before the All-Star break, but has spent most of the season at the Triple-A level, batting .263/.384/.349 with three home runs, 31 RBI, 21 stolen bases and a .733 OPS in 348 plate appearances. He'll serve as bench depth.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 10:56:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned INF-OF Mike McCoy to Triple-A Las Vegas.

He picked up three hits in just eight at-bats with the big club. McCoy will return to a .238/.381/.294 batting line at Vegas.
Sun, Jun 24, 2012 04:13:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled INF Mike McCoy from Triple-A Las Vegas.

He'll take the place of Eric Thames on the active roster and will serve as infield depth while Yunel Escobar (groin) and Kelly Johnson (hamstring) battle injuries. McCoy was hitting .238/.381/.294 with one homer, 14 RBI and a .675 OPS over 165 plate appearances at the Triple-A level this year and can be ignored in most fantasy leagues.
Tue, May 29, 2012 11:18:00 AM

Blue Jays optioned INF-OF Mike McCoy to Triple-A Las Vegas.

McCoy batted just .182 (6-for-32) this spring, doing little to challenge Omar Vizquel for a utility infield job. Still, he'll likely end up on the Blue Jays' bench at some point this season.
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 04:32:00 PM

Mike McCoy went 2-for-3 with three runs scored in a 6-5 win over the Orioles on Sunday.

Filling in for an injured Yunel Escobar, McCoy ended an 0-for-14 slide by earning his first multi-hit game since July. The part-time contributor owns a pedestrian .597 OPS through 135 at-bats, and will return to the bench when Escobar rejoins the starting lineup in coming days.
Mon, Sep 12, 2011 05:31:00 AM

Blue Jays recalled INF Mike McCoy from Triple-A Las Vegas.

McCoy has been up and down multiple times already this season. He was 18-for-77 (.234) with five doubles, one homer and 5 RBI this year in 43 major league games for the Blue Jays. He will resume functioning as a utilityman and carries no fantasy value.
Sun, Aug 14, 2011 05:18:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned INF Mike McCoy to Triple-A Las Vegas.

McCoy has been up and down multiple times already this season. He is 18-for-77 (.234) with five doubles, one homer and 5 RBI this year in 43 major league games.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 10:03:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled INF Mike McCoy from Triple-A Las Vegas.

McCoy has an uninspiring .217 batting average and one home run this season for the Jays. He will resume functioning as a utilityman and carries no fantasy value.
Sat, Jul 2, 2011 04:27:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned INF Mike McCoy to Triple-A Las Vegas.

McCoy has been shuffled back and forth between the majors and minors multiple times this season. And that theme is likely to continue through the fall. The 30-year-old utilityman is 15-for-69 (.217) on the year.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 05:36:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled INF/OF Mike McCoy from Triple-A Las Vegas.

McCoy has been up and down multiple times this season, hitting .222 in 45 at-bats. He'll serve in a utility role.
Sun, May 29, 2011 04:39:00 AM

Blue Jays optioned INF Mike McCoy to Triple-A Las Vegas.

McCoy didn't even last 48 hours on the team in his most recent stint, but he probably knew his stay would be short. Needing pitching depth, the Jays will ship him back to Vegas to pick up more at-bats. McCoy has hit .238 with a .622 OPS in 45 plate appearances with Toronto this year.
Sun, May 22, 2011 04:41:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Christian Vazquez
2David Ross
1B1Mike Napoli
2Mike Carp
3Ryan Lavarnway
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Mookie Betts
SS1Stephen Drew
3B1Xander Bogaerts
2Will Middlebrooks
LF1Brock Holt
2Jonny Gomes
CF1Jackie Bradley
2Mookie Betts
RF1Shane Victorino
2Alex Hassan
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Clay Buchholz
3John Lackey
4Jake Peavy
5Rubby De La Rosa
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Koji Uehara
2Edward Mujica
3Junichi Tazawa
4Craig Breslow
5Burke Badenhop
6Andrew Miller
7Felix Doubront