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Brock Holt

29-Year-Old Second Baseman – Boston Red Sox

2018 Stats

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.327

HR

1

RBI

7

R

8

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Holt experienced symptoms of vertigo in 2017, which caused him to miss most of the first half of the season, and likely impacted his performance once he was able to return in July. The production slip...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 165   DOB: 6/11/1988   DRAFTED: 9th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brock Holt Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $2.225 million deal with the Red Sox in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

April 25, 2018  –  Brock Holt News

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Brock Holt Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 22 A+ BRA 47 218 193 31 67 14 12 1 1 27 6 6 19 30 2 2 2 .347 .407 .435 .842
2011 23 AA ALT 132 579 511 62 147 40 30 9 1 40 17 10 50 85 6 5 7 .288 .356 .387 .743
2012 24 AA ALT 102 432 382 52 123 32 24 6 2 43 11 11 40 51 3 3 4 .322 .389 .432 .821
2012 24 AAA IND 24 106 95 13 41 8 7 0 1 7 5 2 9 9 1 1 0 .432 .476 .537 1.013
2012 24 MAJ PIT 24 72 65 6 19 3 2 1 0 3 0 0 4 14 2 1 0 .292 .329 .354 .683
2013 25 AAA PAW 83 329 291 35 75 9 6 0 3 24 8 3 30 54 2 4 2 .258 .327 .309 .636
2013 25 MAJ BOS 26 72 59 9 12 2 2 0 0 11 1 0 7 4 3 3 0 .203 .275 .237 .512
2014 26 AAA PAW 27 121 108 21 34 11 8 2 1 7 7 1 8 12 0 1 4 .315 .380 .454 .834
2014 26 MAJ BOS 106 492 449 68 126 32 23 5 4 29 12 2 33 98 5 3 2 .281 .331 .381 .712
2015 27 MAJ BOS 129 509 454 56 127 35 27 6 2 45 8 1 46 97 4 2 3 .280 .349 .379 .728
2016 28 AAA PAW 8 30 25 2 8 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 .320 .433 .400 .833
2016 28 MAJ BOS 94 324 290 45 74 23 16 0 7 34 4 3 27 58 1 3 3 .255 .322 .383 .705
2017 29 AA POR 4 14 12 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .250 .357 .250 .607
2017 29 AAA PAW 20 77 70 9 15 4 1 0 3 9 0 0 6 14 0 0 1 .214 .286 .357 .643
2017 29 MAJ BOS 64 164 140 20 28 6 6 0 0 7 2 1 19 34 0 2 3 .200 .305 .243 .548
2018 30 MAJ BOS 15 54 49 8 16 6 5 0 1 7 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 .327 .389 .490 .879
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3-Year Averages     95 330 294 40 76 21 16 2 3 28 4 1 30 63 1 2 3 .259 .331 .357 .688
Career  (View All)     458 1,687 1,506 212 402 107 81 12 14 136 27 7 141 310 15 14 11 .267 .331 .365 .696

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Brock Holt Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 25 @Tor 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .389 .490 .879
Apr. 24 @Tor 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .360 .444 .804
Apr. 22 @Oak 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .326 .390 .716
Apr. 21 @Oak Did not play.
Apr. 20 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .333 .378 .711
Apr. 19 @LAA 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .342 .394 .736
Apr. 18 @LAA Did not play.
Apr. 17 @LAA 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .324 .345 .669
Apr. 15 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .310 .208 .518
Apr. 14 Bal 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .320 .200 .520
Apr. 13 Bal Did not play.
Apr. 12 NYY 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .286 .063 .349
Apr. 11 NYY 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .294 .077 .371
Apr. 10 NYY 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .286 .000 .286
Apr. 8 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .300 .000 .300
Apr. 7 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Apr. 5 TB Did not play.
Apr. 3 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 2 @Mia Did not play.
Apr. 1 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .375 .000 .375
Mar. 31 @TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Mar. 30 @TB Did not play.
Mar. 29 @TB Did not play.
Last 7 Games 20 3 10 4 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .700 1.200
Last 14 Games 42 8 16 5 0 1 7 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .381 .409 .571 .980
Last 30 Games 49 8 16 5 0 1 7 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .389 .490 .879

Brock Holt: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 7 9 2 1 1
2017 2 31 9 11 10 2 3
2016 8 17 7 68 64 5 1
2015 8 58 33 11 35 14 2 21 1
2014 8 11 39 12 44 8 10 35
2013 5 20 1
2012 14

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Brock Holt: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 1 5 2 7

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Brock Holt Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201853010.400.6001.171
2017254010.280.280.680
2016394011.103.103.342

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018404150.275.425.751
201711516062.183.235.518
2016251417333.279.426.762

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018194010.211.263.549
2017698022.217.261.565
2016147304163.231.367.678

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018263150.346.577.991
20177112050.183.225.531
2016143153181.280.399.732
Brock Holt vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Marco Estrada TOR 16 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 .063 .167 .063 .229

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Brock Holt Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 22 A+ BRA 218 193 8.7% 13.8% 0.63 84% .402 .088
2011 23 AA ALT 579 511 8.6% 14.7% 0.59 83% .340 .099
2012 24 AA ALT 432 382 9.3% 11.8% 0.78 87% .364 .110
2012 24 AAA IND 106 95 8.5% 8.5% 1.00 91% .465 .105
2012 24 MAJ PIT 72 65 5.6% 19.4% 0.29 78% .365 .062
2013 25 AAA PAW 329 291 9.1% 16.4% 0.56 81% .303 .051
2013 25 MAJ BOS 72 59 9.7% 5.6% 1.75 93% .207 .034
2014 26 AAA PAW 121 108 6.6% 9.9% 0.67 89% .344 .139
2014 26 MAJ BOS 492 449 6.7% 19.9% 0.34 78% .349 .100
2015 27 MAJ BOS 509 454 9% 19.1% 0.47 79% .350 .099
2016 28 AAA PAW 30 25 16.7% 16.7% 1.00 80% .400 .080
2016 28 MAJ BOS 324 290 8.3% 17.9% 0.47 80% .294 .128
2017 29 AA POR 14 12 14.3% 7.1% 2.00 92% .273 .000
2017 29 AAA PAW 77 70 7.8% 18.2% 0.43 80% .226 .143
2017 29 MAJ BOS 164 140 11.6% 20.7% 0.56 76% .259 .043
2018 30 MAJ BOS 54 49 9.3% 9.3% 1.00 90% .349 .163
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3-Year Averages     330 294 9.1% 19.1% 0.48 79% .317 .098
Career     1,687 1,506 8.4% 18.4% 0.45 79% .324 .098

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Brock Holt Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2015 49 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 10 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2B 2015 431.3 2 22 4 0 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 44 1 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 188.3 2 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 51 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3B 2015 227 -4 - -3 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 93 1 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 77 0 - -1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SS 2015 70 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 41 1 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 54 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2015 70.7 2 30 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 479.3 3 20 -1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 70 2 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 5 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2015 18 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2015 165 2 24 4 -1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 23 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 11 1 - 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 2 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Brock Holt    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.00 BB/K
ELITE
9.3% BB Rate
GOOD
9.3% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.879 OPS
GREAT
.389 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.327 AVG
ELITE
.349 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.490 SLG
GOOD
.163 ISO
WEAK

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Brock Holt: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Holt went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Athletics.

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Holt is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Angels, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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Holt went 2-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored Tuesday against the Angels.

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Holt is not in the lineup against Baltimore on Friday, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Holt started at shortstop for a third consecutive game and went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Yankees.

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Holt started at shortstop for the injured Xander Bogaerts (ankle) on Tuesday and went 0-for-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored in a 14-1 win over the Yankees.

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Holt is starting at shortstop and hitting ninth Tuesday against the Yankees, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Holt flied out in his lone at-bat after replacing Xander Bogaerts in the top of the seventh inning of Sunday's 8-7 win over the Rays.

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Holt made the Red Sox roster as a utility infielder, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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Holt went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's game against the Rays. He's hitting .345 in Grapefruit League action.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

After playing every position in the field each of the past two seasons, Holt settled for playing five of the seven in 2016, making the majority of his starts at right field and third base. The super utility man ended his 2016 campaign with a .255/.322/.383 line in 94 games, numbers slightly down from his 2015 All-Star campaign, likely due to the extended time he missed with a concussion. The 28-year-old started all three postseason games for the Red Sox in 2016, batting .400 with a home run and an RBI in the process. Although he isn't an everyday starter at third base, with the departures of Travis Shaw and prospect Yoan Moncada via trade this offseason, it is likely Holt will see a handful of starts at the hot corner, and he could see a great deal of action at third if Pablo Sandoval struggles. Regardless, he will head into the season as Boston's super utility option once again.

2016

On a team loaded with big contracts, Holt was Boston’s lone All-Star in 2015 – a surprising development and a victory for utility players everywhere. For the second straight year, Holt played every position in the field and filled in as a designated hitter as well. His numbers were very similar to his breakout 2014 season. The 27-year-old Holt is entering his prime years, plays multiple positions and has an affordable contract – what’s not to like? In 2016, Holt will fit the same role that he’s held the past two years, but his plate appearances could drop. His path to playing time last season was enabled by a lengthy injury to second baseman Dustin Pedroia as well as health and poor play in the outfield. Given Pedroia’s health and a seemingly set outfield, Holt’s at-bats may begin to dry up.

2015

Holt was a revelation when he burst onto the scene for the Red Sox early in 2014. He filled a hole at third base when Will Middlebrooks got injured and doubled up as the team's best leadoff hitter when Jackie Bradley, Jr. and Grady Sizemore weren't cutting it. Holt continued to hit as injured players returned and Boston made roster adjustments, finding spots for him all over the diamond, making it difficult to know which glove Holt would use on a given night. He was mostly a third baseman, but saw significant time in the outfield. Alas, his hitting took a dive in the second half, when he batted .219/.278/.271 in 213 plate appearances after the All-Star break. There was nothing in Holt's dossier to suggest he'd continue to hit like he did in the first half (.327/.371/.463), but he's been a good hitter throughout his stops in the minors. While outfield playing time doesn't appear to be a likely option for Holt in 2015, last season's experience earned him strong consideration for a utility role.

2014

The Red Sox had plans to make Holt a utility infielder, by expanding his position experience to third base. And he was part of the third-base solution in July and August, after Will Middlebrooks had been sent down to Triple-A and before Xander Bogaerts was promoted. He hit .203 in 59 at-bats, almost 90 points lower than he hit with the Pirates the season before. He was on the 40-man roster when the offseason began, and is the only second baseman, other than Dustin Pedroia, on the 40-man. At this point, he's not a lock to remain on the 40-man or in the organization.

2013

Holt offers tremendous patience and an excellent batting eye at the plate. When he made his September debut, it was as if Pirates observers had never seen a patient hitter before (which is only partially true). The middle infielder split time between three levels in 2012, including Double-A -- where he hit .322/.389/.432, Triple-A (.432/.476/.537 in 95 at-bats) and the majors (.292/.329/.354). Despite his hitting ability, Pittsburgh curiously relegated him mostly to the bench with starting second baseman Neil Walker out. Pirates management cautioned observers about Holt's questionable defense, which was labeled as no better than the fifth-best defensive option at shortstop in September. The 24-year-old infielder will battle for a bench spot in Boston after being sent to the Red Sox as part of the Joel Hanrahan deal in December.