Brock Holt

April 06, 2014 - 11:21 am
With Will Middlebrooks on the disabled list, the Red Sox elected to call up Brock Holt -- who likely will serve as a utility backup man, with Jonathan Herrera assuming primary duties at third base -- from Triple-A Pawtucket. In a vacuum, the decision makes sense. The Sox need a versatile infielder...
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April 06, 2014 - 8:30 am
Though the season is still in its first week, the start of the 2014 season for Brock Holt has already been significantly different than the 2013 campaign. Then, Holt was making an uncertain transition into a new organization, trying to familiarize himself with a new set of teammates (after being...
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Mike Petraglia
April 06, 2014 - 7:40 am
After feeling a twinge in his lower right leg during pre-game sprints Saturday night, Will Middlebrooks was diagnosed Sunday with a Grade 1 strain of his right calf and immediately placed on the 15-day disabled list. The third baseman underwent an MRI Sunday morning that revealed the nature of the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2014 - 12:54 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Jonathan Herrera will be the Red Sox utility infielder to start the 2014 season. In a move that was expected, the Red Sox optioned infielder Brock Holt and pitcher Rubby De La Rosa to their minor league camp Thursday while reassigning infielder Brandon Snyder , who was in camp...
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September 28, 2013 - 7:47 am
As the major league season wraps up, WEEI.com will also wrap up its minor league coverage of the 2013 campaign by looking at the depth of prospects at the different position groupings in the farm system. Today: Second basemen. Wednesday: Corner infielders . Tuesday: Catchers . Overview: Why not...
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Scott McLaughlin
September 17, 2013 - 11:51 am
The Red Sox called up infielder Brock Holt and pitchers Brayan Villarreal and Steven Wright on Tuesday. Holt has played 23 games for Boston this season, hitting .203/.275/.237 with 11 RBIs in 23 games. He provides depth at second base, third base and shortstop. Villarreal has faced just one batter...
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Scott McLaughlin
August 31, 2013 - 1:31 pm
With rosters expanding on Sunday, Red Sox manager John Farrell said the team is planning to call up three or four players initially. He said they'll be bringing up a catcher, an infielder, a pitcher and possibly one more player, adding that the names attached to those spots would be made available...
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Scott McLaughlin
August 04, 2013 - 3:12 pm
Of all the potential solutions at third base, a Brock Holt - Brandon Snyder platoon is probably not the one most Red Sox fans were expecting or hoping to see. Sticking with Jose Iglesias and hoping he broke out of his slump was one option. Bringing Will Middlebrooks back up was another. Michael...
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July 31, 2013 - 5:40 pm
By the time the media entered the Red Sox clubhouse Wednesday afternoon, all traces of Jose Iglesias '€” shipped to Detroit late Tuesday in a three-team deal that brought Jake Peavy to Boston from the White Sox '€” were gone, his old locker already filled with the belongings of his replacement...
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July 31, 2013 - 8:18 am
With Jose Iglesias being dealt to the Tigers in a three-team deal that brought Jake Peavy to Boston and '€œnothing imminent'€ regarding a trade for an infielder, according to general manager Ben Cherington , it'€™s time for the Red Sox to bring an infielder up from Pawtucket to man third...
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