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Brennan Boesch | Outfielder

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (33) / 4/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Left

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Brennan Boesch has retired from baseball.
Boesch, who turns 32 on Wednesday, played in the minors with the Red Sox last season and hasn't appeared in the majors since 2015. Best known for his time with the Tigers, Boesch will walk away from the game with a .250/.303/.400 batting line and 48 homers over 481 games. Tue, Apr 11, 2017 01:47:00 PM

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Red Sox reassigned OF Brennan Boesch, INF Josh Rutledge, 1B Dan Butler, RHP Anthony Varvaro, and C Sandy Leon to minor league camp.

Boesch fractured his right wrist Friday while diving for a ball in the outfield during a Grapefruit League game. He wasn't going to crack Boston's major league roster anyway. The outfielder could become an option for the Red Sox bench at some point in June.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 10:24:00 AM

Brennan Boesch underwent wrist surgery on Tuesday.

Boesch fractured his right wrist diving in the outfield Friday against Tampa Bay. He'll be sidelined for the next 8-12 weeks. Boesch was ticketed for Triple-A anyway, so this won't affect Boston's Opening Day roster.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 03:52:00 PM

Brennan Boesch suffered a fractured right wrist when he dove for a ball during Friday's game.

He's out indefinitely. Boesch will represent depth at Triple-A for the Red Sox when he's ready to return.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 02:46:00 PM

Brennan Boesch departs Friday's game against the Rays with an apparent right wrist injury.

Boesch's wrist bent awkwardly underneath him while he dove for a pop-up. He was escorted off the field by a Red Sox trainer in what appeared to be a serious injury. The club should have more on his status later Friday.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 01:58:00 PM

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

Boesch batted just .146/.191/.202 over 51 games with the Reds last season and hasn't been a productive player at the major league level for a few years now. He turns 31 in April and will serve as outfield depth in the spring.
Wed, Jan 13, 2016 03:40:00 PM

Brennan Boesch has elected free agency.

He refused an outright assignment by Cincinnati. Boesch was awful for the Reds this season, hitting just .146/.191/.202 over 51 games.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 04:43:00 PM

Reds activated OF Brennan Boesch from the 15-day disabled list.

Boesch, out since August 22 with a right ankle contusion, didn't have any issues over three games during his minor league rehab assignment. The 30-year-old will serve as an extra outfielder down the stretch.
Tue, Sep 8, 2015 10:42:00 AM

Reds placed OF Brennan Boesch on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle contusion.

Boesch fouled a ball off his ankle during batting practice last week and the injury hasn't improved as the club had hoped. He should be back with the big league club as soon as he's eligible to come off the disabled list. A corresponding roster move will be announced on Monday.
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 05:41:00 PM

Brennan Boesch was scratched from the Reds' lineup Sunday after fouling a ball off his ankle during batting practice.

He should be fine in a day or two. The Reds are now going with Jason Bourgeois in left field, Ryan LaMarre in center and Skip Schumaker in right in their re-shuffled outfield.
Sun, Aug 23, 2015 01:20:00 PM

Reds recalled OF Brennan Boesch from Triple-A Louisville.

Boesch was sent down in June after hitting .125/.169/.143 over 32 games. He could see some starts in center field with Billy Hamilton (shoulder) out.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 02:47:00 PM

Reds optioned OF Brennan Boesch to Triple-A Louisville.

Boesch cracked the Opening Day roster after inking a minor league deal but went on to bat just .125/.169/.143 over 32 games. The 30-year-old has been steadily fading since a nice start to his big league career a few years ago.
Tue, Jun 16, 2015 07:04:00 PM

Reds purchased the contract of OF Brennan Boesch from Triple-A Louisville.

Boesch may have benefited from the injury to Jason Bourgeois, but his strong spring play also secured his role on the Opening Day roster. He'll function as the team's fourth outfielder and could be worth a look in daily leagues when battling right-handed pitching.
Sun, Apr 5, 2015 07:12:00 PM

Brennan Boesch continued to swing a hot bat on Sunday against the Angels, finishing 2-for-5 with an RBI double.

Boesch has hit in four consecutive spring games, three of which included multiple hits. He's hitting .385 (20-for-52) with three doubles, four home runs, and 14 RBI. The Reds are almost certain to include him as a bench player on the 25-man roster when spring training ends.
Sun, Mar 29, 2015 06:27:00 PM

Brennan Boesch contributed a two-run double and a solo home run over four at-bats in Saturday's 9-5 victory over the Cubs.

Boesch, starting in center field, doubled in the Reds' second and third runs in their four-run first inning, then added a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh to make it 9-5. Boesch has been superb for the Reds this spring, batting .383 (18-for-47) with four home runs and 13 RBI. He will very likely break camp with the Reds on the 25-man roster as part of the bench.
Sat, Mar 28, 2015 07:11:00 PM

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