Brett Hayes

Brett Hayes #11

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/210
  • Age: 31


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Brett Hayes Stats

.156 3 6 0 .666

Brett Hayes MLB Career Stats

.205 13 37 1 .609

Brett Hayes Bio

  • Full Name: Brett Gregory Hayes
  • Born: 2/13/1984 in Pasadena, CA
  • Draft: 2005, Florida Marlins, 2nd rd. (79th overall)
  • College: Nevada - Reno
  • Debut: May 22, 2009
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2015 Stats 32 4 5 3 6 0 .156 .229 .666
MLB Career Stats 434 46 89 13 37 1 .205 .250 .609
  • Status: Active

Brett Hayes Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Indians AL 36 20 86.53 246.82 -0.32 16.29 47.35
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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May 24, 2015 at 12:43 PM ET

Indians activate Gomes for finale with Reds

The Indians activated catcher Yan Gomes from the disabled list on Sunday and designated fellow backstop Brett Hayes for assignment.

May 22, 2015 at 10:41 PM ET

Future of catchers Perez, Hayes undecided

Barring some unforeseen circumstance, the Indians will have their star catcher, Yan Gomes, back in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds.


Brett Hayes Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2007 Peo Saguaros AFL

Bobby Murcer Triple-A Championship MVP

Year Team League
2014 Omaha PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/26/2013 Omaha PCL

Brett Hayes Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 5, 2015 Columbus Clippers activated C Brett Hayes from the temporarily inactive list.
September 1, 2015 Columbus Clippers placed C Brett Hayes on the temporarily inactive list.
May 29, 2015 Columbus Clippers activated C Brett Hayes.
May 26, 2015 Cleveland Indians sent C Brett Hayes outright to Columbus Clippers.
May 24, 2015 Cleveland Indians designated C Brett Hayes for assignment.
April 14, 2015 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of C Brett Hayes from Columbus Clippers.
December 15, 2014 Cleveland Indians signed free agent C Brett Hayes to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 15, 2014 C Brett Hayes assigned to Columbus Clippers.
November 3, 2014 C Brett Hayes elected free agency.
August 4, 2014 Kansas City Royals sent C Brett Hayes outright to Omaha Storm Chasers.
July 28, 2014 Kansas City Royals designated C Brett Hayes for assignment.
September 1, 2013 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of C Brett Hayes from Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 15, 2013 Kansas City Royals sent Brett Hayes outright to Omaha Storm Chasers.
August 11, 2013 Kansas City Royals designated Brett Hayes for assignment.
August 4, 2013 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of C Brett Hayes from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 29, 2013 Kansas City Royals sent Brett Hayes outright to Omaha Storm Chasers.
November 2, 2012 Kansas City Royals claimed Brett Hayes off waivers from Miami Marlins.
October 4, 2012 Miami Marlins recalled Brett Hayes from New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 13, 2012 Miami Marlins optioned Brett Hayes to New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 5, 2010 Brett Hayes roster status changed by Florida Marlins.
July 29, 2010 sent C Brett Hayes on a rehab assignment to Jupiter Hammerheads.
July 21, 2010 Florida Marlins placed C Brett Hayes on the 15-day disabled list. Left wrist contusion.
May 13, 2010 Florida Marlins recalled Brett Hayes from New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 5, 2010 Brett Hayes roster status changed by New Orleans Zephyrs.
April 29, 2010 New Orleans Zephyrs placed C Brett Hayes on the bereavement list.
March 26, 2010 Florida Marlins optioned C Brett Hayes to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 1, 2009 Florida Marlins recalled Brett Hayes from New Orleans Zephyrs.
June 2, 2009 Florida Marlins optioned Brett Hayes to New Orleans Zephyrs.
May 22, 2009 Florida Marlins recalled Brett Hayes from New Orleans Zephyrs.

Brett Gregory Hayes Bio Info

Full name is Brett Gregory Hayes...married to Elly...Graduated from Norte Dame High School (Sherman Oaks, CA)...Attended the University of Nevada-Reno where he majored in speech communication...was a three-time AllWAC catcher, 2003 WAC Freshman of the Year and Freshman All-American...finalist for the 2005 Johnny Bench Award, presented to top collegiate catcher...Member of Team USA squad that captured gold at FISU II World University Baseball Championships in 2004...Father, Tim Jr., was selected by the Royals in the fourth round of the 1975 MLB January Draft, but never played professionally...his great-grandfather, Tim, played in the Cleveland Indians system.

Brett spent most of the year in Omaha (AAA), but had two stints with Kansas City...had his contract selected on August 4 when Salvador Perez was placed on the seven-day concussion list...recalled on September 1 and spent therest of the season with the Royals... Blasted first home run in over two seasons on September 29, a two-run shot off Chicago's Jose Quintana...went 2-for-4 with a double vs. Minnesota on August 7 in his KC debut...four of his five MLB hits were for extra bases... Hit 17 homers in 78 games for the Storm Chasers, which ranked second among Pacific Coast League catchers.
2012 Brett opened the season as the Marlins back-up catcher and also spent time at New Orleans (AAA). 2011 Made 33 starts at catcher, batting .257 (27x105) with nine doubles, 11 runs, four home runs and 14 RBI in those games...Hit first career grand slam on June 5 vs. Milwaukee, setting a new career high with four RBI...Went 1x9 (.111) as a pinch-hitter, and was used as a pinch-runner on 11 occasions, scoring six runs...Made first two appearances of career in outfield. Entered game on July 20 vs. San Diego in ninth inning as a defensive replacement in right field. On September 13 at Atlanta, entered in eighth inning as a defensive replacement in left field. 2010 Began the campaign at triple-A New Orleans, batting .220 (13x59) with seven runs scored, three doubles, one home run and five RBI in 16 games ... Connected for only home run in his first game of the year, April 8 vs. Round Rock ... Hit in a season-best eight-straight games from April 12-25, batting .333 (10x30) over the streak ... Tallied a season-high three hits on April 17 at Round Rock ... Recalled from NO on May 13, taking the place of John Baker on the roster. Made a total of 21 starts behind the plate with a 4.01 catchers ERA. Hit .208 with six doubles, one triple, two home runs and six RBI in 26 games ... Made first Major League start on May 15 vs. New York. Prior to that night, had only one other appearance in the field in his career; May 22, 2009 vs. Tampa Bay (first base) ... Threw out his first career baserunner on May 22 at Chicago White Sox (Alexei Ramirez) ... Hit the first of his two home runs of the year on July 8 at Arizona; a two-run homer off Rodrigo Lopez. Hit his second home run on August 30 vs. Washington; another two-run shot, this time off Jason Marquis ... Missed 14 games with a left wrist contusion from July 21 to August 5. In seven rehab games with single-A Jupiter, hit .217 with a double, two home runs, and seven RBI. In his final rehab game on August 4, went 3x5 with a double, two home runs and seven RBI ... Hit in a season-best five consecutive games from August 24-30, collecting one hit in each of the five games. Over the final four, marked two doubles, a triple and a home run ... Upon his return, started 12 of the Marlins next 24 games before being sidelined with a separated shoulder on August 31 vs. Washington. Suffered the injury in a collision at home plate with Nyjer Morgan in the 10th inning, yet was not placed on the DL ... Caught five of 18 potential base stealers (27.8%) and had a catchers ERA of 4.01 (190.2 IC/85 ER). 2009 Began the season with triple-A New Orleans prior to earning his first Major League callup on May 22. With the Zephyrs, posted a .240 average with four home runs and 37 RBI in 90 games...Hit safely in 22 of his first 29 games of the season, including 13 of 15 in May. Posted his highest monthly average in May, batting .368 (21x57) with one home run and eight RBI...Tallied a season-high four hits on May 8 at Albuquerque...Recorded three RBI in a game two times; June 11 vs. Oklahoma City and August 11 at Sacramento...With Florida, hit .273 in 14 games. Appeared as a pinch hitter 10 times, pinch runner three times and once at first base...Had two stints with the Marlins; May 22 to June 1 and September 1 to the end of the season. In his first stint, made ML debut on May 22 vs. Tampa Bay as a late inning replacement at first base. Tallied first career hit in the ninth inning off Dale Thayer...Recalled on September 1 and finished the season with two hits in seven at-bats (.286), including one home run and two RBI...Connected for his first career home run on September 5 at Washington, a sixth-inning pinch hit homer off Victor Garate. His pinch hit home run was the fifth of the season by the Fish...Ended the season batting .200 (2x10) with two RBI as a pinch hitter, with both hits going for extra bases (2B, HR). 2008 Started 2008 with double-A Carolina, and within the first 10 days of the season had been transferred to triple-A Albuquerque two times, making one appearance on April 4, going 1x1 with a run...Settled in with Carolina on April 13 and posted a .232 average (42x181) with eight doubles, six home runs and 18 RBI in 54 games for the Mudcats...Finished the season with Albuquerque after his transfer on July 8...hit at a .293 clip (34x116) with three doubles, one triple, five home runs and 17 RBI in 37 games with Isotopes...With Albuquerque, batted .370 (10x27) with four home runs and eight RBI against left-handed pitching, while batting .270 (24x89) with two doubles one triple, one home run and nine RBI against a stark contrast, hit only .143 (7x49) against lefties as member of the Mudcats...Batted .310 (18x58) with three homers and nine RBI in the month of July, his highest monthly average of the season...Had contract selected by Florida on November 20. 2007 Following 2007 season, was tabbed by Baseball America as 'Best Defensive Catcher' in Marlins' organization. 2006 Appeared in 82 games with Greensboro (A), batting .245 with nine home runs and 38 RBI...appeared defensively in 71 games as catcher and one game at first base...Went 1x3 with grand slam on June 25 against Augusta...his four RBI tied a season high...also had four RBI on August 6 against Charleston, going 2x4 with three-run homer in that game...had highest average in July, when he batted .284 (23x81) with two home runs and seven RBI in 23 games...had best power month in August with three home runs...As catcher, threw out 40 of 108 (37 %) attempted base designated hitter, batted .318 (7x22) with three home runs and nine RBI. 2005 Appeared with Jamestown (A) and the Marlins' Gulf Coast League affiliate, after he was selected by Florida in the June First-Year Player Draft...batted combined .256 with one home run and 14 RBI in 39 games between the two levels...began season in the Gulf Coast League and hit .417 with two RBI in three games...went 0x4 in professional debut on July 4 at the GCL Mets...went 3x4 with RBI on June 5 against the Mets, and 2x4 with RBI on July 6 at the GCL Dodgers...promoted to Jamestown on July 7...hit .239 with one home run and 12 RBI in 36 games...hit in season-high five straight games from July 30 to August 18, batting .467 (7x15) with two RBI during streak...had two three-hit games, on August 21 at Auburn and September 5 at Batavia...hit first professional home run on September 2 against Batavia...had best month in September, hitting .367 with one home run and three RBI in nine games...batted .289 (24x83) with one home run against right-handers and .118 (4x34) against left-handed pitchers.