Casey McGehee 1B NYY Jul 08 '12
Casey McGehee left Sunday's game with a mild left groin strain.
McGehee pulled up while beating out an infield single in the sixth inning, which was his third hit of the game. While it's good that it's considered mild, he still may not be ready for the start of the second half. He was replaced by Gorkys Hernandez.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY May 10 '12
Casey McGehee went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout in Wednesday's loss to the Nationals.
McGehee is batting just .246/.316/.333, continuing the prolonged slump that began in his final year with the Brewers. He also has zero home runs in 76 plate appearances this season, and carries no fantasy value.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Mar 30 '12
Casey McGehee went 2-for-4 and hit his first homer Friday as the Pirates and Rays played to a 3-3 tie.
With a .292 average and seven RBI in 48 at-bats, McGehee isn't quite tearing it up this spring, but he is certainly outproducing Pedro Alvarez. He'll certainly start against lefties once the season begins. Whether he'll get playing time against righties at the expense of Alvarez or first baseman Garrett Jones remains to be seen.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Feb 16 '12
Pirates and 3B Casey McGehee avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract.
No word yet on the dollar amount. McGehee requested $2.725 million and was offered $2.35 million from the Pirates when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. It took over three weeks for the two sides to make a compromise.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Feb 03 '12
The Pirates' arbitration hearing with Casey McGehee is set for February 16.
Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the two sides have "continued to negotiate," but it's not clear if they're close to coming to an agreement. It seems unlikely, though, that they would trade for the infielder and then go to an arbitration hearing with him. McGehee requested $2.725 million and was offered $2.35 million from the Pirates when figures were exchanged last month.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Jan 17 '12
Casey McGehee requested $2.725 million and was offered $2.35 million from the Pirates when arbitration figures were exchanged Tuesday.
McGehee, who was acquired from the Brewers in December, is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter after batting just .223/.280/.346 with 13 home runs, 67 RBI and a .626 OPS in 2011. We doubt the Pirates would take a newly-acquired player to a hearing, so look for the two sides to meet at the midpoint in the coming days.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Dec 12 '11
Pirates acquired 3B Casey McGehee from the Brewers for RHP Jose Veras.
The Brewers agreed to terms with Aramis Ramirez on Monday, which made McGehee expendable. More importantly, this is an indication that they are comfortable with Mat Gamel as the replacement for Prince Fielder at first base. As for McGehee, he push Pedro Alvarez for his job at third base or even play some first base depending upon what happens with Derrek Lee and Garrett Jones. McGehee, 29, batted just .223/.280/.346 with 13 home runs, 67 RBI and a .626 OPS over 600 plate appearances this season. He projects to make somewhere around $3 million in his first year of arbitration.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Dec 11 '11
George A. King III of the New York Post reports that if the Rangers wind up trading Mitch Moreland, they would have interest in the Brewers' Casey McGehee to play first base.
King has heard rumors about the Rangers possibly sending Moreland to Tampa Bay in exchange for Wade Davis, which would open up a hole at first. We're not sure why McGahee would appeal to them, though, as he lost his starting job at third base down the stretch in 2011 while finishing with a woeful .223/.280/.346 batting line. Perhaps they think he could bounce back to his 2010 form.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Dec 05 '11
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he expects Casey McGehee to be a starter in 2012, whether it's at third base or possibly at first base if Prince Fielder leaves.
There had been questions of whether the Brewers would even tender him a contract after he posted a wildly disappointing .223/.280/.346 batting line in 2011, but it appears that McGehee will be counted on by the Brew Crew again next year. He'll be on a short leash, though, and the Brewers will surely bring in a viable backup plan.
Casey McGehee 1B NYY Nov 16 '11
Brewers owner Mark Attanasio indicated Wednesday that the club will tender Casey McGehee a contract.
McGehee batted just .223/.280/.346 with 13 homers, 67 RBI and a .626 OPS this season and lost his starting third base job to Jerry Hairston, Jr. during the postseason, but Attanasio called him a bounce-back candidate for 2012. The 29-year-old is due around $3 million as a first-time arbitration-eligible player.