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Vincent Antonio Rottino (born April 7, 1980) is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Cleveland Indians. He generally plays at catcher, first base, and outfield.


Age: 32 (born April 7,1980)
Position: Catcher
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Number: 33
Acquired: Free Agent Signing
Contract: Minor League

On November 16 he signed a minor league deal with the Mets.


He came up to the ball club on May 4 after Chris Schwinden was sent down. On May 11 Rottino was sent down to make room for Ronny Cedeno who came off the DL. On May 21 he was recalled up as Chris Schwinden was sent down. On May 26 he hit his first major league homerun in the first inning in a game against the San Diego Padres. For more see 3 homers slam Padres.

On June 25 he was DFA'd as Justin Hampson replaced him on the roster. On June 27 he was taken off waivers by the Cleveland Indians.