LIDOM: Licey Announces Hiring of Receiver Rob Brantly

The blue team seeks to reinforce catching for the final matches of the regular series, as well as in the event of a pass to the “Round Robin”

The blue movements continue in the Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League (LIDOM) and this time, the group announces the arrival of a new receiver. Rob brantly, catcher with experience of Big leagues will soon be joining the group.

Brantly He is already an experienced player in Dominican winter ball, after playing fifteen games with Giants of the Cibao in the 2016-17 season and thirteen games with Bulls of the East during the 2019-20 season. During its passage through LIDOM he has hit a .145 batting average, along with a .359 OPS, three RBIs and five runs scored.

Regarding his career in the United States, the 32-year-old made his debut in 2012 in MLB beside Miami marlins, for whom he played for two years. He then had short appearances alongside Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia phillies, San francisco giants and in 2021, he played six games for New York Yankees.

In seven years in the Big leagues He has shot in 133 games (119 of them as a receiver) and is hitting .224, along with a .287 on-base percentage (OBP) and a .324 slugging percentage (SLG), good for a .611 OPS. Accompany these statistics of 37 RBIs, 32 runs scored and seven home runs.

The player also has extensive experience in minor leagues, where he has played eleven seasons, having by far his best results in professional baseball. In eleven seasons in the minor league system, he has played 828 games hitting .272 with an OBP of .325 and an SLG of .400. He also compiles 70 homers and 383 RBIs.