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Brock Holt | Second Baseman

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 180
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Brock Holt was scratched from Saturday's starting lineup with left oblique tightness.
He'll miss his third game in a row. Interim Red Sox manager Torey Lovullo said after Friday's game that Holt was still "a little banged up." Josh Rutledge will start at second base and bat ninth. Before the injury, Holt had been 10 for his last 24 with four extra-base hits. Aug 22 - 6:08 PM

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Brock Holt is out of the Red Sox lineup Thursday.

It's a day of maintenance for Holt, who missed two games last week with a hyperextended left knee. Josh Rutledge is starting at second base against the Yankees.
Aug 6 - 3:03 PM

Brock Holt (knee) is back in the Red Sox' lineup Wednesday.

Holt missed the last two games with a hyperextended left knee. He's at second base and batting leadoff.
Jul 29 - 3:59 PM

Brock Holt (knee) remains out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the White Sox.

Holt sat out Monday after leaving Sunday's game with a hyperextended knee and he apparently needs at least another day. Jemile Weeks will fill in at second base again on Tuesday while Alejandro De Aza will get a shot out of No. 2 spot in the order.
Jul 28 - 3:25 PM

Brock Holt (knee) is expected to return to the Red Sox' lineup on Tuesday.

Holt is sitting out Monday after having to leave Sunday's contest when he hyperextended his left knee. He's ultimately expected to be fine, though. Jemile Weeks is handling second base Monday.
Jul 27 - 4:40 PM

Brock Holt (knee) is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Monday night versus the White Sox.

Holt suffered a hyperextended left knee on Sunday night against the Tigers. It's thought to be a minor injury, but Jemile Weeks will fill in at second base for Boston in Monday's series opener against the Pale Hose.
Jul 27 - 3:16 PM

Red Sox manager John Farrell said after Sunday's game that he doesn't expect Brock Holt (knee) to miss any time.

Holt was forced to leave Sunday's contest against the Tigers after hyperextending his left knee. It appears to be a minor issue though, so expect the All-Star to be in the lineup for Monday's series opener against the White Sox.
Jul 27 - 12:21 AM

Brock Holt was removed from Sunday's game against the Tigers due to tightness in his left knee.

Holt landed awkwardly while rounding first base earlier in the ballgame and was likely lifted for precautionary reasons. Jemile Weeks replaced him at second base and could see increased action if Holt if forced to miss a day or two.
Jul 26 - 10:01 PM

Brock Holt is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Friday.

With Dustin Pedroia back, it appears as though Holt will return to his super-utility role. Mike Napoli is starting at first base on Friday, which could be a position that Holt sees plenty of time at in the second half.
Jul 17 - 7:04 PM

Brock Holt had a go-ahead RBI single in a 4-3 win over the Rays in 10 innings on Friday.

Mookie Betts led off the top of the 10th inning with a double against Steve Geltz before Holt singled to left to drive him in. It's worth noting that he got caught in a rundown on the play and appeared to be in some discomfort as he came off the field. The Red Sox obviously can't afford to lose him right now. Either way, it proved to be the difference in the ballgame.
Jun 26 - 11:04 PM

Brock Holt went 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk and three runs scored Thursday against the Braves.

Holt hit for the cycle Tuesday and finished the four games against the Braves with 10 hits and two walks. His average has jumped from .292 to .319.
Jun 18 - 11:31 PM

Brock Holt hit for the cycle Tuesday, going 4-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in a win over the Braves.

Holt notched a double in the first before grounding out in the third. He then singled in the fifth, blasted a solo home run in the seventh and finished off the cycle with an RBI triple in the eighth. The 27-year-old surprised last season as a jack-of-all-trades for the Red Sox and has been even better in 2015, batting .309/.400/.454 while starting games at seven different positions.
Jun 16 - 7:32 PM

Brock Holt went 2-for-4 with an RBI single and a stolen base Friday against the Athletics.

Holt made the start at third base Friday in place of the struggling Pablo Sandoval. This was his first multi-hit game since May 27 and the RBI was his first since May 22. His playing time has taken a big dip over the past month, so it's hard to count on him in mixed fantasy leagues.
Jun 5 - 10:15 PM

Brock Holt (arm) went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored Wednesday against the Twins.

Holt hadn't played since taking a line drove off his arm on Sunday afternoon. But he only suffered a bruise. The 26-year-old utilityman is batting .305/.383/.442 with 12 runs scored in 31 games this season for the Red Sox.
May 28 - 9:15 AM

Brock Holt was removed early from Sunday's game against the Angels after he was struck in the arm by a line drive.

Holt hung around for another few innings afterwards, but claimed he started to lose feeling in his arm as the game wore on. Pablo Sandoval replaced him and finished the game at third base for the Red Sox. Holt should be considered day-to-day.
May 24 - 4:32 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Blake Swihart
2Ryan Hanigan
3Christian Vazquez
4Sandy Leon
1B1Hanley Ramirez
2Travis Shaw
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
3Josh Rutledge
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Pablo Sandoval
LF1Jackie Bradley
CF1Mookie Betts
RF1Rusney Castillo
2Allen Craig
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Eduardo Rodriguez
5Joe Kelly
6Steven Wright
7Henry Owens
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Koji Uehara
2Jean Machi
3Junichi Tazawa
4Alexi Ogando
5Craig Breslow
6Robbie Ross
7Tommy Layne
8Heath Hembree
9Brandon Workman
10Anthony Varvaro
11Noe Ramirez
12Ryan Cook