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Brandon Bantz | Catcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 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
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Yunel Escobar
2Danny Espinosa
3Wilmer Difo
4Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Anthony Rendon
LF1Jayson Werth
2Reed Johnson
CF1Denard Span
2Nate McLouth
RF1Bryce Harper
2Michael Taylor
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
6Tanner Roark
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Aaron Barrett
3Craig Stammen
4Matt Thornton
5Casey Janssen
6Felipe Rivero
7Blake Treinen
8Taylor Hill
9Sammy Solis
10Taylor Jordan