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Reid Brignac | Third Baseman | #28

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/16/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 208
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 2 (0) / TB
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The Astros informed Reid Brignac on Saturday that he won't be making the Opening Day roster.
He made a case for a reserve role with a strong showing in Cactus League play, hitting .326/.370/.512 with a homer and 10 RBI in 43 at-bats. He'll remain on the major league side of camp for now. Mar 25 - 10:20 AM

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Reid Brignac will attempt this spring to become a switch-hitter.

Brignac has been a left-handed batter his entire career, but he's hit righty against southpaws so far this spring. "I'm going to try it out this year," Brignac said. "It was something that I just thought long and hard about and I was like, 'OK, I'm going to try and see how it goes.' I used to switch-hit when I was younger off and on, nothing consistent. I could always handle the bat right-handed." Brignac is a 31-year-old who is joining his seventh organization this spring, so he might as well give switch-hitting a shot. Even if it works out, he's a long shot to crack the Opening Day roster.
Feb 27 - 6:13 PM

Astros signed INF Reid Brignac to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The 30-year-old spent the 2016 season in the Braves' organization, slashing .264/.361/.394 with eight homers and 42 RBI in 102 games at Triple-A Gwinnett. He'll add organizational depth to the Astros but is a long shot to crack the Opening Day roster in a reserve role.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 11:10:00 PM

Braves sent INF Reid Brignac outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Brignac passed through waivers after being designated for assignment on Friday. The 30-year-old will serve as organizational depth in Triple-A.
Mon, May 30, 2016 08:47:00 PM

Braves designated INF Reid Brignac for assignment.

Brignac had his contract purchased earlier this month but has batted just .207/.207/.276 across 29 plate appearances. Adonis Garcia has replaced him on the roster.
Fri, May 27, 2016 01:37:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of INF Reid Brignac from Triple-A Gwinnett.

This will be Brignac's sixth major league team. He's a .219/.266/.310 hitter in 922 plate appearances.
Mon, May 2, 2016 03:59:00 PM

Braves re-assigned INF Reid Brignac to minor league camp.

This move comes as a bit of a surprise, as the 30-year-old infielder has had a nice spring by slashing .294/.381/.471 with a homer and eight RBI. It appears that Gordon Beckham will stay on in the reserve infielder role while Brignac functions as additional depth at Triple-A for the time being.
Sat, Mar 26, 2016 09:11:00 AM

Reid Brignac (leg) was scratched from Thursday's game against the Astros.

Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he's dealing with a strained leg. Gordon Beckham will grab the start at third base. Brignac has had a solid spring so far with seven hits in 19 at-bats. That includes a homer and six RBI.
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 09:57:00 AM

Braves signed INF Reid Brignac to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Brignac, who turns 30 in January, appeared in 17 games with the Marlins this past season and owns a lowly .219/.266/.310 batting line in the majors. He's simply organizational fodder at this point.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 02:08:00 PM

Marlins sent INF Reid Brignac outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

Brignac was designated for assignment by the Fish on May 8 and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 29-year-old is a .219/.266/.310 career hitter in the major leagues.
Mon, May 11, 2015 02:38:00 PM

Marlins designated INF Reid Brignac for assignment.

Brignac was the odd-man out with Christian Yelich returning from the disabled list on Friday. There's a chance that he could pass through waivers and continue to function as organizational depth for the Marlins.
Fri, May 8, 2015 07:07:00 PM

Marlins re-signed INF Reid Brignac to a minor league contract.

Brignac was cut at the end of March and elected free agency, but it appears he's had a change of heart. He'll report to the Triple-A New Orleans. Should the Marlins need some infield bench help, Brignac would get the call, as he was one of the last cuts in camp. Last season with the Phillies, the veteran hit .222/.300/.346 in 81 at-bats for the Phillies.
Sat, Apr 4, 2015 09:17:00 PM

Reid Brignac has elected free agency.

Brignac, a non-roster invitee this spring, was among the Marlins' final cuts. He hit .222/.300/.346 in 81 at-bats with the Phillies last season. At best, he'll find work as a backup utility infielder, but he's not fantasy relevant.
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:03:00 PM

Reid Brignac went 3-for-4 with three RBI against the Mets on Monday.

Brignac, a .222/.300/.346 hitter in 81 at-bats for the Phillies last season, is a fallback utility infield option for the Marlins if players get hurt this spring.
Mon, Mar 9, 2015 05:28:00 PM

Marlins signed INF Reid Brignac to a minor league contract.

It's unclear whether the deal includes an invitation to spring training. The 28-year-old batted .222/.300/.346 in a utility role with the Phillies this past season.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 09:07:00 PM

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