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J.C. Boscan | Catcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (35) / 12/26/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Royals signed C J.C. Boscan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Boscan, 35, spent all of last season with the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate and hit .168/.259/.237 with one home run and seven RBI over 52 games. He'll serve as organizational catching depth for Kansas City. Jan 27 - 11:15 AM

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Dodgers signed C J.C. Boscan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Boscan appeared in six games with the Cubs this season, but spent the majority of the year with Triple-A Iowa. The 33-year-old backstop will likely serve as organizational depth with Los Angeles.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 03:11:00 PM

J.C. Boscan has elected free agency.

The 33-year-old backstop appeared in six games at the major league level this year for the Cubs. He'll find a minor league deal somewhere this winter.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 11:59:00 AM

Cubs sent C J.C. Boscan outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Boscan is no longer on the Cubs' 40-man roster. The 33-year-old backstop appeared in six games at the major league level this year.
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 11:27:00 AM

Cubs recalled C J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Iowa.

Boscan will serve as emergency catching depth down the stretch for the Cubs. He's not fantasy-relevant.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 04:04:00 PM

Cubs optioned C J.C. Boscan to Triple-A Iowa.

Boscan was only up in the majors for a couple of days. Dioner Navarro is recovered from his ankle injury.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 04:31:00 PM

Cubs purchased the contract of C J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Iowa.

Boscan has posted a rough .253/.318/.299 batting line in 216 plate appearances this summer at the Triple-A level. The 33-year-old catcher won't see much action.
Thu, Aug 8, 2013 11:28:00 AM

Cubs signed C J.C. Boscan to a minor league contract.

He'll receive an invite to spring training. Boscan is a glove-only backstop that received 20 plate appearances for the Braves over the last three seasons.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 07:19:00 PM

J.C. Boscan has elected to become a free agent.

Boscan was outrighted off the Braves' 40-man roster on Thursday and refused an assignment to Triple-A Gwinnett. He'll try to latch on with a new organization.
Thu, Nov 1, 2012 03:30:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of C J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He'll give the Braves catching depth with Brian McCann (hamstring) sidelined. Boscan picked up one hit in seven at-bats in an earlier stint in the bigs this season.
Sun, Sep 16, 2012 03:29:00 AM

Braves optioned C J.C. Boscan to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Boscan was no longer needed with Brian McCann returning from the paternity leave list. He'll return to an organizational depth role in the minors.
Sat, Jul 14, 2012 12:06:00 PM

Braves recalled C J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He'll serve as the backup catcher to David Ross while Brian McCann is away on paternity leave. His stint with the big club should be a brief one.
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 04:18:00 PM

Braves optioned C J.C. Boscan to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The move clears a 25-man roster spot for Julio Teheran. Boscan got seven at-bats in three games with Atlanta.
Sat, Jun 9, 2012 06:57:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of C J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Boscan, a defensive catcher, will serve as depth behind Brian McCann and the injured David Ross (groin). He's hitting a predictably bad .192/.257/.308 in 114 plate appearances in the minors.
Sat, May 26, 2012 12:10:00 PM

Braves re-signed C J.C. Boscan to a minor league contract.

He also gets an invite to spring training. Boscan, who turns 32 next month, appeared in four games with the Braves this year, but spent the majority of the season at the Triple-A level, batting .182/.235/.222 with a .457 OPS over 218 plate appearances.
Tue, Nov 22, 2011 08:25:00 PM

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