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Bryan Holaday | Catcher | #50

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/19/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: TCU
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (0) / DET
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Marlins signed C Bryan Holaday to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The defensive-minded catcher is a a .244/.279/.343 career hitter in the big leagues. Holaday is merely a depth addition. Fri, Dec 1, 2017 11:05:00 AM

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Bryan Holaday has elected to become a free agent.

Holaday was pushed off the Tigers' 40-man roster last week after appearing in only 13 games at the major league level in 2017. The 29-year-old catcher will likely have to settle for a non-guaranteed minor league contract on the open market. He's a .244/.279/.343 career hitter in the bigs.
Tue, Nov 7, 2017 07:06:00 PM

Tigers sent C Bryan Holaday outright to Triple-A Toledo.

The veteran catcher spent nearly all of 2017 in the minors. Slated to turn 30 later this month, Holaday is no longer on the 40-man roster.
Fri, Nov 3, 2017 05:38:00 PM

Tigers purchased the contract of C Bryan Holaday from Triple-A Toledo.

The veteran backstop hit .269/.325/.450 with 12 homers for Toledo. Holaday gives the Tigers a third catcher for September.
Fri, Sep 1, 2017 10:10:00 AM

Tigers signed C Bryan Holaday to a minor league contract.

Holaday was in spring training with the Phillies and split last season between the Rangers and Red Sox, but he came up with the Tigers. He'll offer them some veteran depth behind the dish.
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 11:04:00 AM

Phillies released C Bryan Holaday.

Holaday was told Monday that he would not be on the Phillies' Opening Day roster, so he exercised his opt-out clause. The 29-year-old catcher is a .245/.282/.346 career hitter in 411 plate appearances at the major league level.
Mon, Mar 27, 2017 02:02:00 PM

Phillies signed C Bryan Holaday to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The 29-year-old backstop was non-tendered by the Red Sox earlier this month. He's a career .245/.282/.346 hitter with five homers and 44 RBI in 411 plate appearances at the big league level. He'll compete to be the backup catcher behind Cameron Rupp.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 02:09:00 PM

Red Sox non-tendered C Bryan Holaday.

Holaday was scooped up off waivers by the Red Sox in August but didn't play much for them down the stretch. He's now a free agent.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 11:13:00 AM

Red Sox claimed C Bryan Holaday off waivers from the Rangers.

Holaday was designated for assignment earlier this week by the Rangers. The Red Sox already have a bunch of catching depth, but it appears they'll carry three with the big club for now.
Fri, Aug 5, 2016 02:12:00 PM

Rangers designated C Bryan Holaday for assignment.

The move was made after the Rangers acquired Jonathan Lucroy from the Brewers on Monday. Holaday was batting .238 with two homers and a .695 OPS in 94 plate appearances prior to landing on the DL last month with a bruised thumb.
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 05:35:00 PM

Rangers placed C Bryan Holaday on the 15-day disabled list with a bruised left thumb.

That explains why he wasn't used at all on Tuesday. Holaday will aim to return when his 15 days are up. The All-Star break will help kill some of that time.
Wed, Jul 6, 2016 03:50:00 PM

Bryan Holaday went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBI in a win over the White Sox on Tuesday.

Holaday took White Sox starter Carlos Rodon out for a three-run shot in the third inning. He also scored two runs in the game. The home run was his first of the season, giving him seven RBI. With Robinson Chirinos on the disabled list and Brett Nicholas back in the minors, Holaday will continue to split time with Bobby Wilson in the immediate future.
Wed, May 11, 2016 01:28:00 AM

Rangers acquired C Bryan Holaday from the Tigers in exchange for RHP Myles Jaye and C Bobby Wilson.

The Rangers aimed higher earlier in the offseason in their pursuit for catching help, having talks with the Brewers about Jonathan Lucroy and with the Padres about Derek Norris. Ultimately, though, they settled for a solid backup and will stick with Robinson Chirinos as their starter. Holaday is a career .251/.283/.340 hitter in the majors and is a defensive-minded backstop.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 08:40:00 PM

Bryan Holaday (thumb) caught a bullpen session and hit in the cage on Tuesday.

Holaday had his thumb examined after being scratched from Monday's lineup, but he's obviously feeling better. The plan calls for him to catch the late innings of Tuesday's game.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 10:58:00 AM

Bryan Holaday is having his thumb examined after he was scratched from Monday's Grapefruit League lineup.

It's not known when the injury took place, but the Tigers should have an update at some point Monday evening or Tuesday morning. The Tigers are slated to carry James McCann and Jarrod Saltalamacchia as their two catchers, so Holaday has been mentioned in trade rumors in recent days.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 04:47:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1J.T. Realmuto
2Tomas Telis
3Bryan Holaday
4Chad Wallach
1B1Justin Bour
2Garrett Cooper
3Jonathan Rodriguez
2B1Starlin Castro
2Johnny Giavotella
SS1J.T. Riddle
2Miguel Rojas
3Yadiel Rivera
4Cristhian Adames
3B1Martin Prado
2Brian Anderson
3Eric Campbell
LF1Derek Dietrich
2J.B. Shuck
CF1Lewis Brinson
2Magneuris Sierra
3Braxton Lee
RF1Scott Van Slyke
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dan Straily
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Jose Urena
4Adam Conley
5Dillon Peters
6Justin Nicolino
7Jarlin Garcia
8Chris O'Grady
9Odrisamer Despaigne
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Ziegler
2Kyle Barraclough
3Junichi Tazawa
4Drew Steckenrider
5Nick Wittgren
6Jarlin Garcia
7Brian Ellington
8Brett Graves
9Miguel Del Pozo
10Drew Rucinski
11Alex Wimmers
12Javy Guerra
13Sandy Alcantara
14Elieser Hernandez