Catcher Rob Brantly got called up to the big leagues by the Chicago White Sox when rosters expanded on September 1 and has been busy ever since. He even hit a three-run home run in his fifth at bat for his new team. So, when given his first chance to explore his new city…he did what just about any tourist would do. Thursday, Brantly awarded himself a day off, Ferris Bueller-style...
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CHICAGO (AP) Rob Brantly smacked a three-run homer for his first American League hit, and rookie Carlos Rodon allowed one run through seven innings to lead the Chicago White Sox past the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Tuesday night. Jose Abreu went 3 for 4 - including his 26th homer and a double - to drive in two runs and help the White Sox win for the fifth time in six games. Trayce...
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CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox say they have claimed catcher Rob Brantly off waivers from the Miami Marlins. Brantly appeared in 98 games with the Marlins during the 2012 and 2013 seasons, batting .235 with four home runs and 26 RBIs. He hit .255 with four homers and 37 RBIs in 101 games last season for Triple-A New Orleans. The move announced Monday puts the White Sox's 40-man roster at 40.
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A bit of minor news broke Monday afternoon amid all of the big-time White Sox hot stove rumors, as the club claimed catcher Rob Brantly off waivers, per Dan Hayes. Brantly comes over from the Miami Marlins, where he was once thought to be the catcher of the future. Before that, he was a high-end prospect in the Detroit Tigers’ system. After two down years at the plate, the buzz...
Rob Brantly, the Miami Marlins' 2013 Opening Day catcher, was claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox on Monday afternoon. Brantly, acquired in the 2012 trade with the Detroit Tigers that included Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante, spent all of 2014 in Triple-A New Orleans where he hit .255 with 15 doubles, two triples, four homers and 37 RBI in 101 games. Upon his arrival in...
JUPITER, Fla. -- Marlins top prospect Andrew Heaney and catcher Rob Brantly headline the list of 17 roster moves made by Miami on Monday morning. Heaney, rated Major League Baseball's top left-handed starting prospect by MLB.com, was reassigned to minor-league camp. He allowed two runs on five hits in 7 2/3 innings this spring. He struck out four and walked three in three outings...
When the Marlins introduced Jarrod Saltalamacchia on Monday afternoon at the winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., it signified an uncertain future for another Miami catcher. With Saltalamacchia penciled in as the everyday starter and veteran Jeff Mathis as the backup, that leaves Rob Brantly the odd man out. The 24-year-old, who was the club's 2013 Opening Day backstop, will...
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