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Brock Holt | Outfielder | #12

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (29) / 6/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 180
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Rice
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 9 (0) / PIT
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Red Sox transferred INF/OF Brock Holt to the 60-day disabled list.
Holt is still in the recovery stages of multiple concussions and vertigo. Nothing has changed in his timetable to return, this was merely done as a procedural move to open up a spot on the 40-man roster. Jun 24 - 3:51 PM

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Brock Holt (concussion, vertigo) is hoping "it won’t be too long before I get back in there."

Holt has suffered two concussions in the last year and is still battling vertigo-like symptoms. He was pulled off his minor league rehab assignment last month, prompting him to visit Dr. Michael Collins, a leading concussion specialist based in Pittsburgh. Holt has been taking batting practice and fielding ground balls but he won't be ready for game action until his eyes stabilize. "I’m just letting this play out," he said. "I feel more positive than I’ve felt in a long time, but I’m trying to hold back thinking about when I’ll take that final step to say, ‘Ok, I’m ready to do this.’ ’’ His presence has been sorely missed at third base, where the Red Sox are currently starting Josh Rutledge.
Source: Boston Globe
Jun 17 - 9:18 PM

Brock Holt (vertigo) will work out on the field and travel with the Red Sox but isn't close to returning to game action.

Holt was pulled off his rehab assignment due to ongoing vertigo symptoms. The feeling is that he'll return at some point this season, but it's totally up in the air as to when that might be.
May 26 - 4:51 PM

Brock Holt (vertigo) will visit a specialist in Pittsburgh sometime this week.

Holt continues to experience vertigo symptoms and has officially been pulled off his minor league rehab assignment. The utilityman has been on the disabled list since April 21 and remains out indefinitely.
May 23 - 4:35 PM

Brock Holt had to be pulled from Monday's rehab game with Triple-A Pawtucket due to a recurrence of vertigo symptoms.

It's the second setback he's had in the last few weeks. What the next step for Holt is isn't known, but obviously he's not going to be activated as soon as hoped.
May 15 - 9:49 PM

Brock Holt (vertigo) will resume his minor league rehab assignment Saturday with Double-A Portland.

Holt had a slight setback in his recovery from vertigo but it looks like he's ready to roll. He should be back with the Red Sox sometime next week and figures to be the everyday third baseman with Pablo Sandoval (knee) and Marco Hernandez (shoulder) both injured.
May 4 - 5:12 PM

Brock Holt (vertigo) has been pulled off his minor league rehab assignment.

Holt was cleared to begin playing in games with Triple-A Pawtucket over the weekend, but his vertigo symptoms have returned. There is no timetable for his return to the Red Sox at this point.
May 2 - 4:40 PM

Updating an earlier report, Brock Holt (vertigo) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday.

He'll serve as the DH. Holt seems to be over his bout with vertigo and should be back with the Red Sox as soon as his 10 days are up. The 28-year-old has just two hits in 15 at-bats this year and doesn't carry any fantasy value.
Apr 27 - 10:54 PM

Brock Holt (vertigo) will begin a rehab assignment in the next day or two.

Holt landed on the DL with vertigo earlier this week but has made a quick recovery and should be back as soon as his 10 days are up. When healthy, Holt will fill a utility role for Boston.
Apr 27 - 5:26 PM

Brock Holt (vertigo) feels "much better" and is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment in the next few days.

Holt has been battling vertigo for the past week but his symptoms have mostly gone away. The 28-year-old has started two games in left field and one at third base this year.
Apr 26 - 4:43 PM

Red Sox placed INF/OF Brock Holt on the 10-day disabled list with vertigo.

Holt hasn't played much this season, picking up just two hits in 15 at-bats. It's unclear how long he'll be out.
Apr 21 - 3:54 PM

Red Sox and INF/OF Brock Holt avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.95 million contract.

He receives a raise as a first-time arbitration-eligible player. Holt has batted .271/.332/.374 over the last four seasons for the Red Sox while playing all over the field.
Jan 13 - 4:13 PM

Brock Holt went 3-for-4 with a solo homer in Game 1 of the ALDS against the Indians on Thursday.

So much for first-guessing Holt hitting out of the No. 2 spot. His solo shot off Bryan Shaw in the eighth brought the Red Sox within one run, but that’s as close as they would get. He also singled and doubled in the loss.
Thu, Oct 6, 2016 11:59:00 PM

Brock Holt will start at third base and bat second in Game 1 of the ALDS against the Indians on Thursday.

Batting him second doesn't figure to be a popular move, especially given the other quality options in Boston's lineup, but John Farrell doesn't want to be too righty-heavy near the top. Holt batted .255/.322/.383 in 94 games this season. The full lineup for Boston: Dustin Pedroia 2B, Holt 3B, Mookie Betts RF, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez 1B, Xander Bogaerts SS, Jackie Bradley Jr. CF, Sandy Leon C, Andrew Benintendi LF.
Thu, Oct 6, 2016 04:10:00 PM

Brock Holt went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored in Saturday's win over the Rays.

Holt plated the first run of the game with a double in the second inning. The all-purpose 28-year-old is hitting .264/.326/.397 with seven homers, 34 RBI, 44 runs scored and four steals in 88 games this year.
Sat, Sep 24, 2016 10:34:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Sandy Leon
2Christian Vazquez
1B1Mitch Moreland
2Sam Travis
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Deven Marrero
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Tzu-Wei Lin
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Marco Hernandez
3Josh Rutledge
LF1Andrew Benintendi
2Chris Young
3Brock Holt
CF1Jackie Bradley
RF1Mookie Betts
DH1Hanley Ramirez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2David Price
3Rick Porcello
4Drew Pomeranz
5Steven Wright
6Eduardo Rodriguez
7Roenis Elias
8Brian Johnson
9Doug Fister
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Tyler Thornburg
3Joe Kelly
4Robby Scott
5Fernando Abad
6Matt Barnes
7Carson Smith
8Heath Hembree
9Robbie Ross
10Blaine Boyer