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Bryan Anderson | Catcher

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (29) / 12/16/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Athletics re-signed C Bryan Anderson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Anderson had a brief cup of coffee with the A's last season but spent almost all of the year at Triple-A, hitting just .202/.273/.288 with three homers and 25 RBI in 82 games. He'll provide depth. Feb 21 - 10:33 AM

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Bryan Anderson has elected free agency.

The 28-year-old backstop spent the majority of the 2015 season at Triple-A Nashville where he slashed .202/.273/.288 with three homers and 25 RBI in 82 games. He'll look to catch on elsewhere as depth behind the plate.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 01:14:00 PM

Athletics sent C Bryan Anderson outright to Triple-A Nashville.

He's now off the 40-man roster. Anderson had two hits in five at-bats during his brief time with the A's this season.
Mon, Oct 19, 2015 04:15:00 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of C Bryan Anderson from Triple-A Nashville.

The A's needed another catcher with both Stephen Vogt (groin) and Josh Phegley (concussion) banged up. Anderson hit just .202/.273/.288 with three homers for Nashville this season.
Sun, Sep 20, 2015 09:47:00 AM

Athletics sent C Bryan Anderson outright to Triple-A Sacramento.

The move clears him from the 40-man roster. Anderson, 27, was acquired from the Reds in late August and appeared in one game with the A's in September.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 02:20:00 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of C Bryan Anderson from Triple-A Sacramento.

Anderson will act as an emergency catcher for the A's down the stretch. He is not fantasy-relevant.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 12:26:00 PM

Athletics acquired C Bryan Anderson from the Reds for cash considerations.

Anderson will serve as additional catching depth at the minor league level for the A's. The 27-year-old has been tearing the cover off the ball between two minor league stops, slashing .315/.395/.530 with 10 long balls and 43 RBI.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 04:38:00 PM

Reds signed C Bryan Anderson to a minor league contract.

Anderson batted only .224/.302/.400 with seven homers for the White Sox' Triple-A affiliate last season. He's merely organizational depth.
Sun, Feb 2, 2014 08:33:00 AM

White Sox sent C Bryan Anderson outright to Triple-A Charlotte.

Anderson batted only .224/.302/.400 with seven homers for Charlotte this season. He'll be back there for depth in 2014.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 02:32:00 PM

White Sox purchased the contract of C Bryan Anderson from Triple-A Charlotte.

Anderson has batted only .224/.302/.400 with seven homers for Charlotte this season. He'll be the team's third catcher this month.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 10:55:00 AM

White Sox reassigned C Bryan Anderson, INF Josh Bell, INF Steve Tolleson, RHP Jeff Gray and RHP Ramon Troncoso to minor league camp.

None of the moves were unexpected. Anderson will serve as an emergency catching depth this year for the Pale Hose.
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 05:51:00 PM

White Sox signed C Bryan Anderson to a minor league contract.

He's been given an invitation to spring training. Anderson used to be a decent prospect a while back but batted an ugly .225/.302/.317 at Triple-A in 2012. Even with the White Sox' lack of catching depth, he seems likely to start 2013 at Triple-A.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 04:28:00 PM

Bryan Anderson has elected free agency.

The 25-year-old backstop hit an underwhelming .225/.302/.317 with six homers and 35 RBI at Triple-A Memphis before appearing in 10 games with the Cardinals as a September call-up. He has decided to explore the free agent market rather than accepting an assignment to Triple-A.
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 11:07:00 AM

Cardinals sent C Bryan Anderson outright to Triple-A Memphis.

Anderson appeared in 10 games with the Cardinals as a September callup. The 25-year-old is expected to open the 2013 season at the Triple-A level.
Sat, Nov 3, 2012 09:57:00 AM

Cardinals recalled C Bryan Anderson from Triple-A Memphis.

He'll serve as insurance behind the plate while Yadier Molina is banged up. Tony Cruz will handle the starting job while Yadi is out.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 10:24:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
1B1Yonder Alonso
2B1Jed Lowrie
2Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
2Tyler Ladendorf
3B1Danny Valencia
LF1Khris Davis
2Coco Crisp
3Mark Canha
CF1Billy Burns
2Sam Fuld
RF1Josh Reddick
2Chris Coghlan
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Kendall Graveman
3Chris Bassitt
4Rich Hill
5Felix Doubront
6Henderson Alvarez
7Sean Manaea
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ryan Madson
2Sean Doolittle
3John Axford
4Liam Hendriks
5Marc Rzepczynski
6Fernando Rodriguez
7Ryan Dull
8Andrew Triggs
9Jarrod Parker
10R.J. Alvarez