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Michael Kohn | Relief Pitcher

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/26/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Twins released RHP Michael Kohn.
Kohn, 31, was diagnosed with a tear in his right bicep and is still 4-6 months away from being able to return to the mound. The Twins could choose to bring him back on another minor league deal at some point, but will hit the open market now after the release. Mar 25 - 10:08 AM

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Michael Kohn (biceps) will require 4-6 months of rest and rehab.

Kohn has been diagnosed with a nerve issue in his right biceps and could be in danger of missing the entire 2018 regular season. He is in Twins camp this spring as a non-roster invitee and might soon be released.
Mar 7 - 9:06 AM

Michael Kohn has been diagnosed with a tear in his right biceps that is causing nerve damage.

Kohn will travel to the Mayo Clinic and it will presumably be determined there the best course of action for the injury. Either way, he's going to be on the shelf for several months. Kohn is in Twins camp as a non-roster invitee.
Mar 2 - 8:20 AM

Michael Kohn left Wednesday's split-squad game against the Astros with an apparent injury.

Kohn has undergone both Tommy John surgery and rotator cuff surgery, but it's unclear whether this was an arm problem. The 31-year-old right-hander hasn't appeared in a game at the major league level since 2015. He's in Twins camp this spring as a non-roster invitee.
Feb 28 - 3:00 PM

Twins signed RHP Michael Kohn to a minor league contract.

Kohn has not pitched since 2015 due to his continuing recovery from rotator cuff surgery. The veteran right-hander is probably a long shot to see major league time this season.
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 07:13:00 PM

Braves sent RHP Michael Kohn outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Kohn has missed much of the season with a shoulder injury.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 08:38:00 AM

Michael Kohn has been placed on Triple-A Gwinnett's disabled list with a right shoulder strain.

It's bad timing, as Kohn would've had a chance to be recalled later this week. How long he'll be sidelined isn't known at this time.
Mon, May 11, 2015 06:25:00 PM

Braves optioned RHP Michael Kohn to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Kohn didn't surrender a hit or run over 4 2/3 innings with the big club, but he walked six and that's surely the reason for his demotion. Williams Perez has taken his spot in the bullpen.
Wed, May 6, 2015 02:48:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of RHP Michael Kohn from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He'll give the club another much-needed fresh bullpen arm. Kohn has struck out a batter per inning in parts of four seasons in the majors but has had a terrible time throwing strikes consistently.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 03:32:00 PM

Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that the Braves will call up Michael Kohn and John Cornely prior to Friday's game in Philadelphia.

The club needs a couple fresh bullpen arms after their relievers were overworked in the series versus the Mets. Kohn held a 3.04 ERA in 23 2/3 innings with the Angels last season.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 10:43:00 AM

Braves reassigned RHP Michael Kohn to minor league camp.

Kohn walked eight batters in 8 1/3 innings this spring. He'll try to sort out his control issues at Triple-A.
Mon, Mar 30, 2015 10:16:00 AM

Braves signed RHP Michael Kohn to a minor league contract.

The deal includes a spring training invite. Kohn elected to become a free agent after he was outrighted off the Rays' 40-man roster last month. The 28-year-old had a 3.04 ERA in 23 2/3 innings with the Angels this past season -- the Rays signed him and proceeded to DFA him in the span of a month -- and could win a spot in the Braves' bullpen in spring.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 08:48:00 PM

Michael Kohn has elected free agency.

The Rays inked Kohn to a one-year deal in October but then designated him for assignment in November. The right-hander has elected to look for a deal elsewhere rather than accept a Triple-A assignment.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 07:05:00 PM

Rays sent RHP Michael Kohn outright to Triple-A Durham.

He's now cleared waivers twice since September after being removed from a pair of 40-man rosters. Kohn should still have a shot to crack the Rays' Opening Day roster if he accepts the assignment in lieu of free agency.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 10:17:00 AM

Rays designated RHP Michael Kohn for assignment.

The Rays just signed Kohn last month, but the right-hander will now be eligible for the Rule 5 Draft. The 28-year-old holds a 3.67 ERA with 107 strikeouts across 110 1/3 frames at the major league level, though he's also walked 73.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 08:57:00 AM

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PosRoleName
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2Mitch Garver
1B1Joe Mauer
2B1Brian Dozier
SS1Jorge Polanco
2Eduardo Escobar
3Ehire Adrianza
3B1Miguel Sano
LF1Eddie Rosario
CF1Byron Buxton
RF1Max Kepler
2Ryan LaMarre
DH1Logan Morrison
2Robbie Grossman
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PosRoleName
S1Ervin Santana
2Jose Berrios
3Lance Lynn
4Jake Odorizzi
5Kyle Gibson
6Phil Hughes
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Fernando Rodney
2Addison Reed
3Taylor Rogers
4Trevor Hildenberger
5Ryan Pressly
6Zach Duke
7Trevor May
8Tyler Kinley
9Gabriel Moya
10Alan Busenitz