BOSTON — Brock Holt’s best asset is versatility. He’s able to play nearly every position and is capable of hitting in several different spots in the batting order for the Red Sox.
Not playing every day can negatively affect players, specifically at the plate. So far this season, Holt has been unaffected and he proved it again during Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles...
Calling Brock Holt a Swiss Army Knife might be an understatement at this point.
The Boston Red Sox utility man is well known for his ability to fill in at any position and provide solid production. This season, though, Holt is taking his versatility to a whole different level.
Mookie Betts got the day off Saturday, leaving Holt to take over in center field...
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WHAT'S UP, BROCK?
Brock Holt is making a case to play every...
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BOSTON—The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute announced today that Boston Red Sox third basemen Brock Holt and Pablo Sandoval will serve as Jimmy Fund Co-Captains for the 2015 baseball season.
Holt and Sandoval join the ranks of past Jimmy Fund Co-Captains including Clay Buchholz, Tim Wakefield, Daniel Bard, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Will Middlebrooks and David Ross. Holt...
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FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brock Holt might just be another face in the crowd when it comes to going out in public. Between the white lines is a different story.
Holt emerged as a valuable contributor for the Boston Red Sox last season despite the club’s overall struggles. The effort has led to little recognition off the field...
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Brock Holt is up for anything.
Holt, whose role with the Red Sox frequently changed throughout the 2014 season, is unsure how he’ll be used in 2015, especially in the wake of Boston’s new additions. The super utility man doesn’t find the uncertainty discouraging, though. Instead, he’s embracing his undefined job.
At this point in the season the Boston Red Sox are not playing for wins and losses. That time has come and gone. Instead, they are playing to evaluate and showcase talent while gauging which players they believe can impact the 2015 team, and which players would be better served elsewhere.
So, for all things 2015, let’s take a look at what’s been going on this week:
(FenwayNation Photo)After 59 straight starts, Brock 'Babe' Holt is being "rested" tonight—just when the Rd Sox desperately need his juice at the top of the lineup to win tonight's critical Game 3 of the make-or-break road trip. Manager John Farrell justified the decision thusly, "We never like to take any player out that’s doing extremely well. And yet we feel like he’s played...
The Red Sox were matching outs with runs this Monday night in Toronto, playing 14 runs before the fifth inning was even over. But Brock Holt added insult to injury with this absolutely incredible catch of a Dan Johnson fly ball, showing that when it rains (even in a dome) it pours.