Tigers trade Bryan Holaday to Texas because of roster crunch = Bryan Holaday’s thumb injury wasn’t bad enough to extend his career in Detroit. That’s why he is now a Texas Ranger. Holaday was hitting this spring, but unless his recent injury had been.
MAR 14 - NYM @ DET - You can only hope to contain him. A triple for Bryan Babe Holaday. Tigers' Holaday with stand-up triple to gap in right. Still Tigers 5, Mets 2, bottom 7. Bryan Holaday tripled to right-centerfield to leadoff the eighth inning. He's now 10-of-17 with seven extra-base hits.
According to a statement released by MLB Roster Moves, the Philadelphia Phillies have elected to part ways with a pair of veteran catchers.
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Texas Rangers catcher Bryan Holaday, left, speaks with pitcher Luke Jackson during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, May in Oakland, Calif. The A's won (AP Photo/Ben Margot)