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Brandon Bantz | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 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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2Jose Lobaton
3Raudy Read
4Pedro Severino
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Adam Lind
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Wilmer Difo
SS1Trea Turner
2Stephen Drew
3Adrian Sanchez
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Howie Kendrick
3Ryan Raburn
CF1Michael Taylor
2Brian Goodwin
3Victor Robles
4Andrew Stevenson
5Adam Eaton
RF1Bryce Harper
2Alejandro De Aza
3Rafael Bautista
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PosRoleName
S1Max Scherzer
2Stephen Strasburg
3Tanner Roark
4Gio Gonzalez
5Edwin Jackson
6A.J. Cole
7Erick Fedde
8Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Brandon Kintzler
3Ryan Madson
4Koda Glover
5Shawn Kelley
6Matt Albers
7Oliver Perez
8Enny Romero
9Matt Grace
10Joe Blanton
11Sammy Solis