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Brennan Boesch | Outfielder

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Reds manager Bryan Price said that non-roster invitee Brennan Boesch will see work at all three outfield spots, as well as first base, as he competes for a bench spot on the team's Opening Day roster.
If he can adequately cover center field and first base defensively, the added versatility would go a long way toward earning Boesch a spot on the roster. The 29-year-old is a career .256/.309/.412 hitter and would represent a nice left-handed bat off the bench. Feb 28 - 11:37 AM
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Reds signed OF Brennan Boesch to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Boesch batted .187/.203/.293 with two home runs over 79 plate appearances with the Angels this past season. The 29-year-old could compete for a bench job in the spring.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 01:02:00 PM

Brennan Boesch has elected free agency.

Boesch was designated for assignment earlier this week and has refused an outright assignment. He hit just .187 in 79 plate appearances with the Angels this season and will now seek a minor league deal this winter.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014 07:44:00 PM

Angels designated OF Brennan Boesch for assignment.

Boesch was left off the Angels' ALDS roster and now he is on waivers. The 29-year-old corner outfielder struggled mightily this season in Anaheim, batting just .187 with a .496 across 79 plate appearances.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 05:38:00 PM

Angels recalled OF Brennan Boesch from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Boesch will act as outfield depth for the Halos over the final month of the regular season. He has hit .129 with a .345 OPS this year at the major league level.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 04:52:00 PM

Angels optioned OF Brennan Boesch to Triple-A Salt Lake.

The Angels had to use six pitchers in relief of injured starter Garrett Richards on Wednesday, so Boesch will be swapped out for a fresh arm. Boesch hasn't helped his cause when he's been up, batting .129/.152/.194 in 31 at-bats with the Angels this season. He'll likely be back up in September.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 12:05:00 AM

Angels recalled OF Brennan Boesch from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Boesch has hit .326/.380/.625 with 22 home runs and 75 RBI in 84 games this season at the Triple-A level, but he probably won't play enough in Anaheim to hold relevance in mixed fantasy leagues. The 29-year-old is a .259/.314/.417 career hitter in the majors.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 05:43:00 PM

Angels optioned OF Brennan Boesch to Triple-A Salt Lake.

The 29-year-old outfielder appeared in nine games with the Angels, slashing .231/.231/.308 with no RBI and two strikeouts. He'll continue to function as organizational depth.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014 05:40:00 PM

Angels purchased the contract OF Brennan Boesch from Triple-A Salt Lake.

The Angels are piecing together an outfield with Josh Hamilton and Kole Calhoun on the disabled list. Boesch had two home runs and nine RBI through the first 13 games with Salt Lake and will be a bench bat for the Angels.
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 06:37:00 PM

Brennan Boesch went 2-for-4 in a losing effort against the Athletics in Cactus League play on Sunday.

The 28-year-old outfielder is in camp as a non-roster invitee, but could find his way onto the Angels bench with a strong showing this spring.
Sun, Mar 2, 2014 10:21:00 PM

Angels signed OF Brennan Boesch to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Boesch batted .275/.302/.529 with three homers over 23 games for the Yankees last season and then failed to catch on elsewhere after being released in July. The 28-year-old was productive at times in the past for the Tigers but could be facing an uphill battle to crack the Angels' Opening Day roster.
Tue, Jan 28, 2014 06:26:00 PM

Yankees released OF Brennan Boesch.

Boesch was the casualty with the Yankees needing to make room for Brent Lillibridge on the 40-man roster before Friday's game. The 28-year-old outfielder hit .275/.302/.529 with three homers and eight RBI during his 23 games with the Bombers. He shouldn't have a problem catching on elsewhere.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 06:58:00 PM

Brennan Boesch was removed from Wednesday's game at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre due to shoulder tightness.

It's not clear how long he'll be out, but Boesch admitted that he's been nursing the condition for a while. Obviously he won't be called up by the Yankees anytime soon.
Wed, Jun 5, 2013 10:36:00 PM

Yankees optioned OF Brennan Boesch to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Boesch is the odd man out now that Andy Pettitte is back from the disabled list. The 28-year-old is batting .275 (14-for-51) with three home runs and eight RBI in sporadic playing time with the Yankees this season. He figures to return later this summer.
Mon, Jun 3, 2013 04:13:00 PM

Brennan Boesch went 3-for-4 with his third home run of the season in the Yankees' loss to the Mets on Wednesday.

The outfielder drove in two runs on the night, and his three-hit night raised his season line to .271/.300/.542. He's been relegated to part-time duty, but with the injury to Curtis Granderson and his respectable line he could start seeing more at-bats in the near future.
Wed, May 29, 2013 11:21:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Brayan Peña
3Tucker Barnhart
4Lou Marson
1B1Joey Votto
2Josh Satin
3Neftali Soto
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Irving Falu
SS1Zack Cozart
2Eugenio Suarez
3B1Todd Frazier
2Kristopher Negron
3Chris Dominguez
LF1Marlon Byrd
2Brennan Boesch
3Donald Lutz
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Skip Schumaker
3Jason Bourgeois
RF1Jay Bruce
2Yorman Rodriguez
3Kyle Waldrop
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Homer Bailey
3Mike Leake
4Tony Cingrani
5Anthony DeSclafani
6Raisel Iglesias
7Dylan Axelrod
8David Holmberg
9Paul Maholm
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Jumbo Diaz
3Sam LeCure
4Burke Badenhop
5Sean Marshall
6JJ Hoover
7Manny Parra
8Jose Mijares
9Pedro Villarreal
10Carlos Contreras
11Daniel Corcino
12Ryan Dennick
13Kevin Gregg
14Nate Adcock