Donald Lutz

Donald Lutz

  • LF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 3"/240

Donald Lutz MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.211 1 9 2 .523

Donald Lutz Bio

  • Full Name: Donald Thomas Lutz
  • Pronunciation: luhts
  • Born: 2/6/1989 in Watertown, NY
  • Debut: April 29, 2013
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 109 7 23 1 9 2 .211 .239 .523

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Awards

Donald Lutz Awards

AFL Player of the Week

Week Team League
10/23/2012 Peoria AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Cincinnati NL

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/30/2012 Bakersfield CAL

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Bakersfield CAL

MID Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/06/2011 Dayton MID

Donald Lutz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 14, 2016 Donald Lutz assigned to Louisville Bats from Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
January 20, 2016 LF Donald Lutz assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
January 12, 2016 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent LF Donald Lutz to a minor league contract.
June 3, 2015 Cincinnati Reds released 1B Donald Lutz.
April 27, 2015 Louisville Bats placed LF Donald Lutz on the 7-day disabled list. Sprained right elbow.
March 23, 2015 Cincinnati Reds optioned LF Donald Lutz to Louisville Bats.
September 2, 2014 Cincinnati Reds recalled Donald Lutz from Louisville Bats.
August 9, 2014 Cincinnati Reds optioned 1B Donald Lutz to Louisville Bats.
July 11, 2014 Cincinnati Reds recalled Donald Lutz from Louisville Bats.
June 10, 2014 Cincinnati Reds optioned LF Donald Lutz to Louisville Bats.
May 23, 2014 Cincinnati Reds recalled Donald Lutz from Louisville Bats.
May 17, 2014 LF Donald Lutz assigned to Louisville Bats from Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
March 28, 2014 LF Donald Lutz assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos from Louisville Bats.
March 11, 2014 Cincinnati Reds optioned LF Donald Lutz to Louisville Bats.
October 2, 2013 Cincinnati Reds recalled Donald Lutz from Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
August 23, 2013 Donald Lutz roster status changed by Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
August 13, 2013 Pensacola Blue Wahoos placed LF Donald Lutz on the 7-day disabled list. fractured finger
June 27, 2013 LF Donald Lutz assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos from Louisville Bats.
June 25, 2013 Cincinnati Reds optioned Donald Lutz to Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
April 29, 2013 Cincinnati Reds recalled Donald Lutz from Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
March 16, 2013 Cincinnati Reds optioned Donald Lutz to Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
March 16, 2013 Donald Lutz assigned to Cincinnati Reds.
October 15, 2012 Donald Lutz roster status changed by Cincinnati Reds.
October 15, 2012 1B Donald Lutz roster status changed by Pensacola Blue Wahoos.
July 17, 2012 1B Donald Lutz assigned to Pensacola Blue Wahoos from Bakersfield Blaze.
June 27, 2012 Donald Lutz roster status changed by Bakersfield Blaze.
June 23, 2012 sent 1B Donald Lutz on a rehab assignment to AZL Reds.
May 26, 2012 Bakersfield Blaze placed 1B Donald Lutz on the 7-day disabled list.
March 18, 2012 Cincinnati Reds optioned 1B Donald Lutz to Bakersfield Blaze.
November 18, 2011 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of Donald Lutz from Dayton Dragons.
April 4, 2011 Donald Lutz assigned to Dayton Dragons from Billings Mustangs.
June 19, 2010 Donald Lutz assigned to Billings Mustangs from AZL Reds.

Donald Thomas Lutz Bio Info

Was born in Watertown, New York but moved to Germany at age 1 ... Twitter handle is @braunerhulk.

2014

Made 28 apps and 11 starts during his 3 stints with the Reds (5/23-6/9, 7/11-8/8, 9/2-end of season)...made 5 starts at 1B, 4 starts in LF, 1 start in RF and 1 start at DH...in the order made starts batting fifth (3gs), sixth (2gs), seventh (4gs) and eighth (2gs)...began the season at Class AA Pensacola and was promoted to Class AAA Louisville on 5/17...was recalled on 5/23, when Joey Votto was disabled and Neftali Soto was optioned to Louisville...made 7 apps and 4 starts for the Reds before he returned to Louisville on 6/10, when Votto came off the DL...joined Cin a second time on 7/11, when Skip Schumaker was disabled...made 11 more apps and 4 more starts before he was optioned back to Louisville on 8/9, when C Tucker Barnhart was recalled following an injury to Bryan Pena...rejoined the team as 1 of 10 September callups and made 10 more apps and 3 starts...in Pensacola's 17-1 win on 4/21 at Jacksonville hit for the cycle for the third time in his career...following the season played for Obregon in the Mexican Winter League (55g, .280, 16 2b, 3 3b, 6hr, 26rbi, 2sb).

2013

Spent most of the season at Pensacola but made his Major League debut with 34 apps for the Reds...from 4/29-6/24, while Chris Heisey was disabled, made all 34 apps and 7 starts (6gs in LF, 1gs in RF on 5/14 at Mia)...began the season at Class AA Pensacola and made 21 apps there before he was recalled on 4/29, when Heisey was injured...returned to Pensacola on 6/25, when Heisey came off the DL...spent the rest of the minor league season with the Blue Wahoos...on 4/29 at StL made his Major League debut as a pinch hitter and grounded out off Adam Wainwright...became the first German-developed player to appear in a Major League game...on 5/1 at StL made his first career start (LF, 0-4)...on 5/5 at Chi recorded his first career hit (single off Shawn Camp), RBI (run-scoring fielder's choice off Kameron Loe) and stolen base...in the 5-1 win on 5/12 vs Mil hit his first career HR, a 3-run shot off Wily Peralta that snapped the scoreless tie...was 1 of 7 Reds players to make his Major League debut (OF Derrick Robinson, RHP Justin Freeman, IF Neftali Soto, RHP Curtis Partch, RHP Nick Christiani, OF Billy Hamilton)...from 8/13-8/22 was on Pensacola's disabled list with a fractured left index finger...following the season played for Obregon in the Mexican Pacific League (35g, .271, 5 2b, 1 3b, 4hr, 15rbi, 1sb).

2012 In 103 apps at Class A Bakersfield and Class AA Pensacola combined to hit .256 (23 2b, 22hr, 66rbi) ... in June also made 4 rehab apps in the Arizona League while recovering from a strained oblique ... was a mid-season California League All-Star ... led all Reds minor leaguers in home runs (22) and ranked third in RBI (71) ... following the minor league season played for Germany in the 2013 World Baseball Classic qualifying round in Regensburg, Germany and hit safely in 3 of his 4 apps ... played for the Arizona Fall League champion Peoria Javelinas (11g, .395, 3 2b, 1 3b, 1hr, 4rbi, 2sb) ... from 10/15-10/21 was the AFL's Player of the Week after leading all players in hitting (.556), hits (10), slugging (.833) and total bases (15). 2011 At Class A Dayton ranked among Midwest League leaders in runs scored (85, T3rd), total bases (229, T4th) and batting average (.301, 7th)...among all Reds Minor Leaguers ranked T2nd in HR (20) and seventh in hitting...was the Reds' Minor League Player of the Month for August (29g, .374, 3hr, 29rbi, 2sb, .932ops)...hit .257 the first half of the season (60g, 9hr, 24rbi) and .340 over the second half (63g, 11hr, 51rbi)...on 7/21 vs Peoria became the first player in Dayton history to hit for the cycle...from 7/5-7/25 put together a 16-game hitting streak (.387)...on 11/18 was added to the 40-man roster. 2010 Following the season played for Canberra in the Australian League. 2009 While with the GCL Reds, on 7/10 at Twins hit for the cycle. 2008 In his third professional game, on 6/24 vs the GCL Orioles, produced 3 hits, 2 doubles, 4rbi and 3 runs scored.