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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
Contract: view contract details

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Recent News's Alden Gonzalez reports that the Angels asked the Red Sox about Brock Holt, but Boston wanted "too much."
The Halos are now focused on the Rockies' Josh Rutledge, the Twins' Eduardo Escobar and the Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed as they seek a backup infielder. They're reportedly willing to trade a reliever to get that infielder. Dec 9 - 10:34 PM

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According to ESPNBoston's Gordon Edes, the Angels have interest in Red Sox infielder Brock Holt.

The Angels were said to be willing to part with a reliever (Kevin Jepsen? Fernando Salas?) in order to bolster their infield depth. The Red Sox could use another setup man, but right now, Holt projects their primary backup infielder.
Dec 9 - 1:45 AM

Brock Holt (concussion) will see Dr. Michael Collins in Pittsburgh on October 8.

Holt missed the final 21 games of the season with a concussion, but it's expected that he'll be cleared during next week's exam. There was some talk about him playing some instructional league games, but he will not be required to play anywhere this winter. Holt should be in the mix for the starting third base job next spring.
Source: Boston Globe
Sep 30 - 9:22 AM

Brock Holt (concussion) is not expected to play again this season.

Holt is feeling better, but he still needs to travel to Pittsburgh to be cleared by concussion specialist Mickey Collins, so there's just not enough time. The hope is that he'll play some games in the instructional league in order to get some peace of mind going into the offseason.
Sep 25 - 4:26 PM

Brock Holt (concussion) could return for Boston's final regular-season series.

Holt resumed baseball activities on Friday and is beginning to feel much better. He hasn't played since September 5 because of post-concussion symptoms.
Sep 23 - 4:16 PM

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

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

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3Dan Butler
4Blake Swihart
1B1Mike Napoli
2Allen Craig
3Travis Shaw
2B1Dustin Pedroia
SS1Xander Bogaerts
2Sean Coyle
3B1Pablo Sandoval
2Garin Cecchini
LF1Hanley Ramirez
2Brock Holt
3Bryce Brentz
CF1Rusney Castillo
2Jackie Bradley
RF1Shane Victorino
2Mookie Betts
3Daniel Nava
DH1David Ortiz
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2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Joe Kelly
5Justin Masterson
6Anthony Ranaudo
7Brandon Workman
8Eduardo Rodriguez
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2Edward Mujica
3Junichi Tazawa
4Anthony Varvaro
5Tommy Layne
6Heath Hembree
7Drake Britton
8Edwin Escobar
9Steven Wright
10Matt Barnes
11Zeke Spruill
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