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O's ink veteran catcher Holaday to Minors deal

@_dadler
January 13, 2020

The Orioles signed veteran catcher Bryan Holaday to a Minor League contract on Monday, the team announced. Holaday has played eight Major League seasons with the Tigers, Rangers, Red Sox and Marlins. The 32-year-old spent the last two years as the backup catcher in Miami. In 2019, Holaday played 43

The Orioles signed veteran catcher Bryan Holaday to a Minor League contract on Monday, the team announced.

Holaday has played eight Major League seasons with the Tigers, Rangers, Red Sox and Marlins. The 32-year-old spent the last two years as the backup catcher in Miami.

In 2019, Holaday played 43 games for the Marlins and hit .278/.344/.435 with four home runs in 129 plate appearances. He threw out 20 percent of basestealers, compared to 45 percent in '18.

David Adler is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @_dadler.