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Brandon Bantz | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 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

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