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Brock Holt | Outfielder

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Brock Holt (concussion) will resume baseball activities Friday.
Holt was diagnosed with a concussion last week, but he got positive news in a checkup on Thursday. While he's making progress, it's unclear if he'll play again this season. Red Sox manager John Farrell has mentioned the possibility of sending him to the instructional league next month so that he can go into the offseason with some peace of mind. Sep 18 - 4:50 PM

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Brock Holt (head) won't play in the Red Sox' three-game series at Pittsburgh's PNC Park.

Holt was diagnosed with a concussion last week and is still symptomatic. The super-utilityman will visit another specialist on Thursday for a checkup.
Sep 16 - 4:39 PM

Brock Holt's visit to a specialist Thursday confirmed that he indeed has a concussion.

Holt is back with the Red Sox, but has not been cleared to return to action. The team is likely to play things very cautiously the remainder of the season.
Sep 12 - 6:12 PM

Brock Holt was sent to see a concussion specialist in Pittsburgh.

Holt left a game last Friday due to dizziness and hasn't many any progress in recent days. It's unclear what the source of the issue was, but the Red Sox aren't going to take any chances.
Sep 11 - 5:48 PM

Brock Holt (illness, neck) is out of the starting lineup for the Red Sox again on Thursday against the Royals.

Holt, who has been fighting an illness and some neck stiffness, will now miss his sixth straight start. He's hoping to return to action this weekend.
Sep 11 - 4:24 PM

Brock Holt remains out of the Red Sox starting lineup on Tuesday night against the Orioles.

Holt has been sick since last Friday and is also battling some neck discomfort, so he'll get another game off. The hope is that he'll be healthy by the weekend.
Sep 9 - 4:45 PM

Brock Holt (illness) is out of the Red Sox starting lineup again on Monday versus the Orioles.

Holt has been dealing with nausea since Friday. Mike Napoli also came down sick over the weekend, so there may be something going around the Red Sox clubhouse.
Sep 8 - 3:14 PM

Brock Holt (illness) remained out of the Red Sox' lineup Sunday.

There must be something going around the Red Sox' clubhouse, as both Holt and Mike Napoli have battled some dizziness as a result of an illness. Holt should be OK in a day or two.
Sep 7 - 10:19 AM

Brock Holt was forced to leave Friday's game against the Blue Jays due to dizziness.

It's unclear what the cause of the dizziness was, but it was enough of an issue to force Holt out of the game which is a troubling sign. The versatile utilityman has been a tremendous addition to the Red Sox this season, slashing .281/.331/.381 with four homers, 29 RBI and 11 stolen bases. The team should provide an update on his status on Saturday.
Sep 6 - 12:18 AM

Brock Holt went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in a win over the Rays on Sunday.

Holt stole his 11th base of the season in the fifth inning, coming around to score on a Mookie Betts single. The outfielder is batting .289/.339/.385 with 66 runs scored. Holt endured a long August as pitchers began to figure him out, but he'll look to end on a high note with a strong September.
Aug 31 - 4:41 PM

Brock Holt went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI single as the Red Sox pounded their way to a victory over the Astros on Thursday.

Holt extended his hitting streak to eight games with his sixth-inning lead-off double. He added a superfluous insurance run in the eighth with an RBI single, extending his club's lead to 9-4. Despite the hitting streak, Holt's numbers have fallen off, as he has a .223 average (23-for-103) since the All-Star break. Overall, he's slashing .297/.346/.411.
Aug 14 - 10:42 PM

Brock Holt is hitting just .158/.226/.211 (9-for-57) over his last 14 games.

The cold spell has dropped Holt's average from .326 to .297. He's been playing over his head for a while now, so it's no surprise that Holt has finally hit a rough patch. "He’s getting game-planned against," Red Sox manager John Farrell said. "When you hit leadoff every day, there’s a clear-cut plan that’s going to be formulated against him. Overall, he’s done an exceptional job."
Aug 8 - 8:43 AM

Brock Holt went 2-for-5 and scored a run as the Red Sox blanked the Royals 6-0 on Sunday.

Holt has hit safely in six consecutive games. The 26-year-old has been a spark plug at the top of the Red Sox lineup, slashing .326/.370/.456 with three home runs, 22 RBI, and six stolen bases in 293 plate appearances.
Jul 20 - 4:49 PM

Brock Holt finished 5-for-6 with a home run and two runs scored against the Astros on Sunday.

Holt put an exclamation point on a breakout first half, hitting his third home run of the season to go with four singles. The 26-year-old has been a revelation for the Red Sox this season, batting .327/.371/.463 and serving as the team's primary leadoff hitter. Look for him to continue his strong season in the second half.
Jul 13 - 7:08 PM

Brock Holt doubled, tripled, and scored a run over five trips to the plate, but the Red Sox were handed a loss by the White Sox on Tuesday.

Holt was held hitless for the first time in July on Monday. He bounced back and had another productive game at the top of the lineup. His lead-off triple in the fifth inning was the catalyst to a three-run inning in which the Red Sox tied the game. The 26-year-old third baseman has done nothing but hit lately, as he owns a .313/.360/.438 slash line with two home runs, 18 RBI, and six stolen bases.
Jul 8 - 10:42 PM

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2Ryan Lavarnway
2B1Mookie Betts
2Jemile Weeks
3Dustin Pedroia
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Carlos Rivero
3B1Will Middlebrooks
2Garin Cecchini
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
2Brock Holt
CF1Rusney Castillo
2Jackie Bradley
RF1Allen Craig
2Shane Victorino
3Daniel Nava
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rubby De La Rosa
3Joe Kelly
4Allen Webster
5Anthony Ranaudo
6Brandon Workman
Relief Pitcher
R1Edward Mujica
2Junichi Tazawa
3Koji Uehara
4Craig Breslow
5Burke Badenhop
6Tommy Layne
7Alex Wilson
8Steven Wright
9Drake Britton
10Matt Barnes
11Heath Hembree
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