Rob Brantly

Rob Brantly #36

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  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 1"/195
  • Age: 26


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Rob Brantly Stats

.121 1 6 0 .409

Rob Brantly MLB Career Stats

.225 5 32 1 .603

Rob Brantly Bio

  • Full Name: Robert Jacob Brantly
  • Born: 7/14/1989 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 2010, Detroit Tigers, 3rd rd. (100th overall)
  • College: UC Riverside
  • Debut: August 14, 2012
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2015 Stats 33 3 4 1 6 0 .121 .167 .409
MLB Career Stats 356 28 80 5 32 1 .225 .286 .603
  • Status: Active

Rob Brantly 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 White Sox AL 36 17 81.40 216.38 -.-- 15.21 51.44
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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September 1, 2015 at 5:27 PM ET

White Sox recall four players

The White Sox recalled right-handed pitcher Erik Johnson, catcher Rob Brantly and infielder Leury Garcia from Triple-A Charlotte and right-hander Frankie Montas from Double-A Birmingham as rosters expanded on Tuesday.

December 8, 2014 at 6:14 PM ET

White Sox claim catcher Brantly off waivers

The White Sox claimed catcher Rob Brantly off waivers from the Marlins Monday, bringing their 40-man roster to 40.


Rob Brantly Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2012 Toledo INT Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Detroit AL

Baseball America Low Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2011 West Michigan MID

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 West Michigan MID

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 West Michigan MID

Rob Brantly Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 1, 2015 Chicago White Sox recalled Rob Brantly from Charlotte Knights.
August 3, 2015 C Rob Brantly assigned to Charlotte Knights from Birmingham Barons.
June 1, 2015 Chicago White Sox optioned C Rob Brantly to Birmingham Barons.
May 28, 2015 Chicago White Sox sent C Rob Brantly on a rehab assignment to Birmingham Barons.
April 9, 2015 Charlotte Knights placed C Rob Brantly on the 7-day disabled list.
March 27, 2015 Rob Brantly roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
December 8, 2014 Chicago White Sox claimed C Rob Brantly off waivers from Miami Marlins.
September 29, 2014 Miami Marlins recalled C Rob Brantly from New Orleans Zephyrs.
March 17, 2014 Miami Marlins optioned C Rob Brantly to New Orleans Zephyrs.
September 3, 2013 Miami Marlins recalled Rob Brantly from New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 9, 2013 Miami Marlins optioned Rob Brantly to New Orleans Zephyrs.
August 13, 2012 Miami Marlins selected the contract of Rob Brantly from New Orleans Zephyrs.
July 23, 2012 Miami Marlins Traded RHP Anibal Sanchez and 2B Omar Infante to Detroit Tigers; Detroit Tigers Traded RHP Jacob Turner to Miami Marlins; Toledo Mud Hens Traded C Rob Brantly to New Orleans Zephyrs and Erie SeaWolves Traded LHP Brian Flynn to Jacksonville Suns.
July 12, 2012 Rob Brantly roster status changed by Toledo Mud Hens.
July 7, 2012 Toledo Mud Hens placed C Rob Brantly on the temporarily inactive list.
June 6, 2012 C Rob Brantly assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
April 4, 2012 Rob Brantly assigned to Erie SeaWolves from Lakeland Flying Tigers.
January 10, 2012 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster C Rob Brantly to spring training.
July 21, 2011 Rob Brantly assigned to Lakeland Flying Tigers from West Michigan Whitecaps.
January 10, 2011 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster C Rob Brantly to spring training.
June 24, 2010 Rob Brantly assigned to West Michigan Whitecaps from Detroit Tigers.
June 23, 2010 Detroit Tigers signed C Rob Brantly.

Robert Jacob Brantly Bio Info

Robert Jacob Brantly...hit .316 (48x152) in 42 games as a freshman at the University of California-Riverside in 2009, with four home runs and 23 RBI...earned All-Big West Conference honors as a sophomore at UC-Riverside, batting .373 (78x209) with 50 runs scored, 18 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 39 RBI in 54 games...attended Chaparral High School (CA).


Spent the entire season with Class AAA New Orleans in the Miami Marlins organization...Threw out 28.4 percent (23-81) of attempted basestealers...Hit .271 (46-170) over 45 road games, compared to .242 (47-194) in 56 games at home...Batted .284 (19-67) with 12 RBI over 18 games in April...Collected season highs with five hits and five RBI on 4/14 at Oklahoma City … recorded a season-high, 11-game hitting streak from 5/24-6/10 (.364, 16-44)...Hit .207 (18-87) with 11 RBI over his last 24 games, compared to .285 (41-144) with 11 RBI in his previous 42...Was claimed by the White Sox off waivers on 12/8. 


Opened season with Miami, appearing in 59 games prior to being optioned to Triple-A New Orleans on August 8. Returned to Miami on September 3, appearing in eight games to finish the season. In second game of April 23 doubleheader against Minnesota, recorded a careerbest four RBI in a 3x5 effort (2 2b). Set a career high with four hits on June 8 at Citi Field against Mets. Also, established a Club record by catching all 20 innings. According to STATS LLC, was just fifth player since 1921 to catch 20 innings and record four hits in same game. Became just third player in Marlins history to catch at least 15 innings in a game, and only player to do so twice in same season: June 8 (20) at Citi Field and April 29 (15) at Marlins Park. Other players were Gregg Zaun (17 on June 8, 1998 vs. Toronto) and Mike Redmond (15.2 on July 12, 2002 at Cubs).

2012 Came to Miami as part of midseason trade that sent RHP Anibal Sanchez and INF Omar Infante to Detroit on July 23...Began season with Double-A Erie, and in 46 games posted a .311 average (56-for-180) with 16 doubles, one triple, three homeruns and 24 RBIs...Earned promotion to Triple-A Toledo on June 6, hitting .254 (33-for-130) with four doublesand six RBIs in 36 games...Posted three-hit games in three of first seven contests against Triple-A pitching, but only tallied another four multihit games before trade...Following trade, was assigned to Triple-A New Orleans and hit .365 (19-for-52) with seven runs scored, four doubles, two home runs, 11 RBIs and 29 total bases in 14 games...Totaled at least one hit (five multihit games) in 12 of 14 games with Zephyrs prior to having contract selected by Miami on Aug. 13...Made Major League debut on Aug. 14 vs. Philadelphia, going 0-for-3...Began career with just two hits in first 17 at-bats (.118) before posting a .325 average (27-for-83) over final 26 games...Started 28 of Miami's final 46 games after having contract selected...Recorded first Major League hit on Aug. 16 at Colorado, a sixth-inning double off Adam Ottavino...First ML home run came in fifth inning on Aug. 26 at Dodger Stadium, a two-run homer off Aaron Harang...Recorded a season-best three hits on Sept. 17 vs. Atlanta...From date of his debut, .290 batting average (29-for-100) ranked sixth among National League catchers (min. 113 PA)...Had a nine-game hitting streak from Sept. 6-19, where he batted .448 (13-for-29)with four doubles, a home run, three RBIs and a .568 OBP...Streak tied Wilin Rosario for longest of season by a rookie catcher, and fell one short of tying club record for any catcher...Went down swinging just 16 times in 113 plate appearances, only recording two strikeouts in a game one time: Aug. 18 at Colorado. 2011 Selected to both the Midwest League's mid- and post-season all-star squads with West Michigan in 2011...Batted .339 (20x59) with four doubles, a home run and 12 RBI in 15 games during April...Collected a season-best four hits on July 20 versus Kane County...Hit .345 (20x58) with five doubles, a home run and six RBI in 15 games with West Michigan during July -- had his contract transferred from West Michigan to Single A Lakeland for the remainder of the season on July 21...Named the seventh-best prospect in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America...Saw action in 15 games with Salt River in the Arizona Fall League following the season, batting .388 (19x49) with five doubles and seven RBI. 2010 Made his professional debut with Single A West Michigan after being selected by the Tigers in the third round of the June 2010 draft...Batted .300 (12x40) over the course of a 12-game hitting streak July 6-19...Compiled a season-best 16-game hitting streak July 23-August 14, batting .355 (22x62)...Saw action in three games with West Michigan during the Midwest League playoffs, hitting .385 (5x13)...Named the 21st-best prospect in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America.