Indians 1B Kotchman scratched with sore back
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP)
Cleveland first baseman Casey Kotchman did not play Sunday because of tightness in his lower back.
The first baseman was signed to a one-year contract as a free agent last month. He hit .306 with 10 homers and 48 RBIs to help the Tampa Bay Rays into the playoffs a year ago.
In four games this spring, Kotchman has hit .231.