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Brandon Bantz | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 204
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nationals signed C Brandon Bantz to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Syracuse.
Bantz batted just .219/.282/.307 in 211 plate appearances last season between Double-A Jackson and Triple-A Tacoma -- affiliates of the Mariners. He'll give the Nationals some added organizational depth at catcher in the wake of the Wilson Ramos hand injury. Wed, Apr 2, 2014 04:27:00 PM

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Mariners sent C Brandon Bantz outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

Bantz cleared waivers after being designated for assignment earlier this week. He'll serve as catching depth in the minors.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 05:14:00 PM

Mariners designated C Brandon Bantz for assignment.

Bantz is no longer needed with Mike Zunino added to the roster. He should clear waivers and be assigned to Triple-A Tacoma.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 08:21:00 PM

Mariners purchase the contract of C Brandon Bantz from Triple-A Tacoma.

Bantz will be called up over top prospect Mike Zunino to replace the injured Jesus Sucre. The 26-year old has appeared in just three games above the Double-A level and has a .228/.313/.355 batting line over parts of five seasons in the minors.
Wed, Jun 5, 2013 01:47:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Pedro Severino
3Raudy Read
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Matt Adams
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
SS1Trea Turner
2Adrian Sanchez
3B1Anthony Rendon
2Kelvin Gutierrez
LF1Adam Eaton
2Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Taylor
2Brian Goodwin
3Victor Robles
4Andrew Stevenson
RF1Bryce Harper
2Rafael Bautista
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5A.J. Cole
6Erick Fedde
7Jefry Rodriguez
8Joe Ross
9Edwin Jackson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Ryan Madson
3Brandon Kintzler
4Koda Glover
5Shawn Kelley
6Enny Romero
7Matt Grace
8Sammy Solis
9Austin Adams
10Wander Suero
11David Goforth
12Tim Collins
13Chris Smith