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Brock Holt | Second Baseman

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 180
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Brock Holt went 4-for-5 with a double and three RBI on Saturday, leading the Red Sox to an 8-4 victory over the Yankees.
Holt continues to be a spark plug atop the Red Sox lineup whenever he gets a chance to play, picking right where he left off from a breakthrough 2014 campaign. His three-run double really broke the game open in the ninth inning, though it was a play that hit off the glove of Garrett Jones and could've been called an error. Apr 11 - 4:22 PM

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Brock Holt went 1-for-2 with two walks, two steals and three runs scored versus the Mets on Sunday.

Holt was asked about in trade talks over the winter, and while it's unlikely he'll be moved, the Red Sox do have Jemile Weeks around to perhaps step into his utility role if the right offer comes along. Holt is a nice player with his ability to hit for average and man several spots on the field, but he doesn't project to get anywhere near as much playing time as he did last year.
Mar 8 - 4:45 PM

Brock Holt hasn't had any concussion symptoms since the end of last season.

Holt missed the final 21 games of 2014 with concussion issues, but he was given a clean bill of health in October and has been checking in regularly with specialist Dr. Micky Collins. "He said at the beginning of October he’d like to see me one more time to tie a ribbon on it and know everything’s fine," Holt said. "He’s been checking in and really happy with the updates I’ve been giving him." Holt will serve in a utility role for the Red Sox in 2015.
Jan 23 - 10:38 AM

MLB.com'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.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 10:34:00 PM

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.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 01:45:00 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
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 09:22:00 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.
Thu, Sep 25, 2014 04:26:00 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.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 04:16:00 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.
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 04:50:00 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.
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 04:39:00 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.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 06:12:00 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.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014 05:48:00 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.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014 04:24:00 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.
Tue, Sep 9, 2014 04:45:00 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.
Mon, Sep 8, 2014 03:14:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Hanigan
2Sandy Leon
3Christian Vazquez
1B1Mike Napoli
2Allen Craig
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Pablo Sandoval
LF1Hanley Ramirez
2Daniel Nava
CF1Mookie Betts
RF1Shane Victorino
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Joe Kelly
5Justin Masterson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Koji Uehara
2Edward Mujica
3Junichi Tazawa
4Craig Breslow
5Robbie Ross
6Anthony Varvaro
7Alexi Ogando
8Brandon Workman