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Brett Nicholas | Catcher | #6

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/18/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Missouri
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (0) / TEX

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Brett Nicholas will undergo surgery Friday for a torn meniscus in his left knee.
Nicholas is going to need around a month of rest and rehab before he can resume baseball activities. It's a minor blow to the Rangers' organizational depth chart at catcher, but Nicholas was not in line for an Opening Day roster spot. Mar 9 - 10:45 AM

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Rangers recalled C Brett Nicholas from Triple-A Round Rock.

Nicholas fared well with the bat in his first go-round in the majors, batting .257/.333/.543 with two homers over 10 games. He'll operate as the third catcher in September.
Thu, Sep 1, 2016 05:11:00 PM

Rangers optioned C Brett Nicholas to Triple-A Round Rock.

Nicholas was sporting an impressive .876 OPS with four doubles and two home runs in 10 games for the Rangers, but Texas will go with Bryan Holaday and the newly-acquired Bobby Wilson as its catcher tandem.
Wed, May 4, 2016 03:15:00 PM

Brett Nicholas hit his first major league homer in Monday's loss to the Yankees.

Not only that, the longball came off of Dellin Betances. Nicholas has been sharing the catching duties with Bryan Holaday. He has more of a bat than Holaday but is unlikely to have any fantasy value.
Mon, Apr 25, 2016 11:00:00 PM

Rangers purchased the contract of C Brett Nicholas from Triple-A Round Rock.

He'll serve as the backup catcher to Bryan Holaday while Robinson Chirinos (forearm) is out. Nicholas batted .268/.314/.412 with 12 homers at Round Rock last season.
Sun, Apr 10, 2016 02:11:00 PM

Rangers re-assigned C Brett Nicholas to minor league camp.

Nicholas certainly made a strong impression with his bat this spring, hitting .438 (7-for-16) with two homers and five RBI in his limited action in big league games. He's slated to begin the season at Triple-A Round Rock and could get a chance with the big league club should injury strike during the upcoming season.
Fri, Mar 25, 2016 06:29:00 PM

Rangers prospect Brett Nicholas was named the MVP of Saturday's Fall Stars Game in the Arizona Fall League after swatting a pair of home runs in the West squad's 9-2 victory over the East.

The 25-year-old became the first player in the eight year history of the game to hit multiple home runs, a feat that was replicated later in the game by Mariners prospect Stefan Romero. Upon completion of the Arizona Fall League, Nicholas plans to head to the Dominican Winter League where he'll catch full-time in an attempt to increase his versatility.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 04:58:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Robinson Chirinos
3Brett Nicholas
4Steven Lerud
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Rougned Odor
2Drew Robinson
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Will Middlebrooks
LF1Delino DeShields
2Jurickson Profar
3Ryan Rua
CF1Carlos Gomez
RF1Nomar Mazara
DH1Shin-Soo Choo
2Joey Gallo
Starting Pitcher
S1Yu Darvish
2Cole Hamels
3Martin Perez
4Andrew Cashner
5A.J. Griffin
6Tyson Ross
7Mike Hauschild
8Dillon Gee
Relief Pitcher
R1Sam Dyson
2Jeremy Jeffress
3Matt Bush
4Jake Diekman
5Tony Barnette
6Keone Kela
7Alex Claudio
8Tanner Scheppers
9Nick Martinez
10Jose Leclerc
11Dario Alvarez
12Anthony Bass