Bryan Holaday

2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews, #55 Bryan Holaday

2021 Stats: 34 PA, .194/.265/.258 = .523 OPS, 43 OPS+, -0.1 bWAR/-0.2 fWAR. 2021 Earnings: $177,886 (per Spotrac) Bryan Holaday was a 4-year catcher at Texas Christian University, where he earned the Johnny Bench Award as the NCAA Division 1’s top catcher after hitting 17 home runs with a then school-record 99 hits. That performance turned him into a 6th round selection in the 2010 draft by the Detroit Tigers.
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Diamondbacks recall Andrew Young, release Bryan Holaday

The Diamondbacks have recalled infielder Andrew Young, per a team announcement. To make room on the roster, catcher Bryan Holaday has been released. It’s been an up-and-down season for Young. He’s been optioned to the minors and recalled six times already this season and has seen mixed results. In a small sample size of 67 plate appearances at the big league level, Young has shown some power but also a lot of strikeouts. His overall line is .228/.328/.596 for a wRC+ of 140, despite striking out a whopping 49.3% of the time (MLB average is 23.4%). His Triple-A output on the year is similar, a line of .282/.380/.564, wRC+ of 128 and a strikeout rate of 35.4%.
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D-backs release Bryan Holaday, recall Andrew Young from Triple-A

Prior to Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced they recalled second baseman Andrew Young from Triple-A Reno and have released catcher Bryan Holaday. Young made his debut for the D-backs in 2020 and has played in 45 games at the major league level in 2021. He’s...