BROCK HOLT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brock Holt’s Red-Hot Bat Carries Over From Pawtucket To Boston (Video)

Brock Holt found out he had gotten the call to Boston around 2 p.m. today, which meant he didn’t arrive to Fenway Park until roughly about two hours before the first pitch of the series opener against the Baltimore Orioles. It was a hectic afternoon for the third baseman, but you wouldn’t have thought so given his cool and collected performance. Holt, who was called up from Triple...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

John Farrell Hoped Brock Holt Would Spark Red Sox Offense (Video)

The Boston Red Sox offense hasn’t found their spark in 2014 yet, but there’s still a lot of time left in the season for them to pick up their momentum. John Farrell made some changes to the lineup Friday that he hoped might get his team going. Infielder Ryan Roberts was designated for assignment, and Brock Holt got the start at third base with the hope that the hot bat he had...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Shuffle Lineup; Brock Holt To Start At Third Against Orioles

The Boston Red Sox lineup will feature a new face at third base for this evening’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. Coming off of a series win against the Chicago White Sox, Boston is looking to string together a couple of series wins while a number of players recover from injuries. Check out the video above for the latest news on the Red Sox lineup for Friday night’s game...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt-Ryan Roberts Swap Is Attempt To Spark Red Sox’s Offense

BOSTON — The Red Sox swapped a couple of infielders before Friday’s series opener against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Ryan Roberts was designated for assignment and Brock Holt was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket in an attempt by the Red Sox to ignite Boston’s struggling offense. Roberts never got things going after signing with the Red Sox as a free agent on April...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Middlebrooks placed on DL, Brock Holt recalled

Will Middlebrooks is being placed on the 15 Day DL for a right calf strain.  Middlebrooks was scratched last minute before the game last night and then it was announced today that he would he heading on the DL.  Middlebrooks has always had issues staying healthy and it seems this is continuing in 2014.  Let’s hope this is a short stint on the DL and that he’s back with the...
Via Fenway West
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Red Sox call up Brock Holt from Pawtucket

(Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) According to a report from Joe McDonald of ESPNBoston.com, the Boston Red Sox are calling up third baseman Brock Holt, not Will Middlebrooks from the Pawtucket Red Sox to take the place of the newly-traded Jose Iglesias on the Red Sox roster. Holt has appeared in 10 games this season for Boston, batting .280 with no home runs and eight RBI. His...
Via CLNS Radio
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Holt’s Whirlwind Season Gives Him Opportunity to Finish in the Bigs

Brock Holt stands at just 5′ 10″ and 170 pounds, but don’t let his size fool you of the drive that he has. “Isn’t that the beauty of this sport?,” Manager Clint Hurdle said. “That he’s overachieving, but maybe he’s not because everybody else’s expectations of what’s successful should be, or what a successful second baseman should look like? I just love the fact...
Via Pirates Prospects
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

First Pitch: Can Brock Holt Play Shortstop?

The most popular question I saw on Twitter tonight was “How many different movie titles, song titles, or Arrested Development references can we make using Brock Holt’s name?” The second most popular question was “Can Brock Holt play shortstop?” Brock Holt(!) is off to a great start to his pro career, hitting for a .462/.500/.538 line in 14 plate appearances after tonight’s...
Via Pirates Prospects
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates rookie Brock Holt’s number on wrong side of jersey (Picture)

Brock Holt was playing in just his third major league game on Monday when he got the rookie treatment … from the clubhouse equipment manager. The rookie second baseman’s number was placed on the wrong side of the front of his jersey. The stats for the former Rice product through three games: two hits, one walk, one RBI, and one jersey fail. We’ve seen players with misspelled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Named Altoona MVP; Phil Irwin Altoona’s Pitcher of the Year

The Altoona Curve announced their 2012 Team Awards today, giving out honors for the Most Valuable Player, Pitcher of the Year, Fireman of the Year, and the Unsung Hero. Brock Holt took home the top award, being named the team’s MVP. Holt was promoted to Indianapolis earlier this month, and in that time he led the Eastern League with a .322 average. He still leads the league and...
Via Pirates Prospects
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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