Yankees: NYY brings back its third catcher, who is hitting less than .225 in his lifetime

The New York Yankees they have rehired the veteran catcher Rob Brantly with a minor league contract. Presumably, the Lagardere Sports client also He’ll be in Major League Baseball camp when Spring Training begins.

The 32-year-old, 6-foot-5, Brantly spent most of the 2021 season with the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate, but appeared in six major league games, during which time he was 20-for-3 with a double and four strikeouts:

He scored 264 plate appearances at Triple-A Scranton / Wilkes-Barre, hitting .289 / .379 / .456 with nine home runs, nine doubles and one triple. Brantly, who has traveled extensively, has spent time with 10 organizations and has seen action in the majors with five of them:

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The Miami Marlins, the Chicago White Sox, the Philadelphia Phillies, the San Francisco Giants and the Yankees. However, he has never surpassed 243 plate appearances in a major league season and has not recorded more than 36 plate appearances in the major leagues since 2013. Overall, Brantly owns a .224 / .287 / batting line. .324 in 453 trips to the plate as a major league player.

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Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, the LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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Yankees: NYY brings back its third catcher, who is hitting less than .225 in his lifetime