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Kyle Cofield | Starting Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/23/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Dodgers signed RHP Kyle Cofield to a minor league contract.
Cofield, 26, has a career 4.11 ERA over parts of eight seasons in the minors. He should open 2013 at the Double-A level with the Dodgers. Sat, Feb 2, 2013 12:16:00 PM

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Pirates signed RHP Kyle Cofield to a minor league contract.

Cofield became a free agent after being outrighted off the White Sox 40-man roster last month. The 24-year-old right-hander posted a 3.30 ERA and 25/13 K/BB ratio over 30 innings between Double- and Triple-A this year. The Pirates also inked right-hander Jose Diaz and infielder Stefan Welch to minor league contracts. However, none of the three will receive invites to spring training.
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 10:55:00 AM

White Sox sent RHP Kyle Cofield outright to Triple-A Charlotte.

The move is being made to clear a spot on their 40-man roster. Cofield, who was acquired from the Braves in exchange for Scott Linebrink last offseason, posted a 3.30 ERA and 25/13 K/BB ratio over 30 innings between Double- and Triple-A this year.
Fri, Oct 14, 2011 03:53:00 PM

White Sox acquired RHP Kyle Cofield from the Braves for RHP Scott Linebrink and $1.5 million.

Cofield was selected in the eighth round of the 2005 MLB Amateur Draft and has compiled a 4.12 ERA and 1.49 WHIP over the past six minor league seasons. He has yet to reach the Triple-A level and won't be much more than a middle or long reliever once he does finally reach the big leagues.
Fri, Dec 3, 2010 01:19:00 PM

According to Jon Paul Morosi of, the White Sox have acquired Kyle Cofield in a trade from the Braves.

Sounds like a minor move designed to clear a spot on Atlanta's 40-man roster. Cofield, 24 in January, turned in a 4.39 ERA and 1.46 WHIP over 55 1/3 innings this past season at the Double-A level and has not yet reached Triple-A ball. He projects as nothing more than a middle reliever.
Fri, Dec 3, 2010 12:56:00 PM

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