Brock Holt, Milwaukee Brewers finalize 1-year contract
PHOENIX (AP) — Ultilityman Brock Holt and the Milwaukee Brewers finalized a one-year contract, a deal that includes a team option for 2021.
The 31-year-old left-handed batter had spent his first eight major league seasons with the Boston Red Sox and was an All-Star in 2015.
I honestly never expected to wear any other uniform but a #RedSox uniform. I loved it there."— Scott Grodsky (@ScottGrodsky) February 19, 2020
Brock Holt admits it is very difficult leaving Boston, but that he "couldn't be more excited" to join the #Brewers clubhouse. pic.twitter.com/KWI4ZJJLIc
He hit a career-high .297 last year with three homers and 31 RBIs in 295 plate appearances while playing every position except pitcher, catcher and center field.
Holt has a .271 career batting average and .714 OPS.