|Batting average .205|
Role baseball catcher
Home runs 13
Height 1.83 m
|Runs batted in 37|
Spouse Elizabeth Hayes (m. 2011)
Name Brett Hayes
Salary 479,767 USD (2015)
|Current team Columbus Clippers (Catcher)|
Education University of Nevada, Reno, Notre Dame High School
Similar People Ned Yost, Terry Francona, Dan Jennings, David D Glass, Jeffrey Loria
Born February 13, 1984 (age 37)
Marlins catcher Brett Hayes
Brett Gregory Hayes (born February 13, 1984) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Texas Rangers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida/Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals, and Cleveland Indians.
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- Personal life
- Minor League
- Florida Marlins
- Kansas City Royals
- Cleveland Indians
- Arizona Diamondbacks
- Chicago White Sox
- Texas Rangers
Brett hayes carrer highlights
Brett Hayes is the son of Tim Hayes, Jr., and the grandson of Tim Hayes, Sr., both professional baseball players. Tim Hayes, Jr. was drafted by the Kansas City Royals, but never appeared professionally. Tim Hayes, Sr. played professionally for the Cleveland Indians. In the fall of 2011, Brett married longtime girlfriend Elizabeth, in Minnesota.
Hayes attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks and was a three-year varsity starter.
Hayes attended college at the University of Nevada, Reno. While playing for the Nevada Wolf Pack, he was named the Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year, and a Freshman All-American. He made the all-Western Athletic Conference Team for three straight seasons.
Hayes played 51 games in 2007, splitting time between Jupiter and Carolina. From 2008 to 2011, Hayes played for Jupiter, Carolina, New Orleans, and Albuquerque.
Hayes was called up to the Florida Marlins on May 22, 2009, hitting a single in his first at bat that night. He hit his first major league home run off of the Washington Nationals' Víctor Gárate on September 5, 2009.
To open 2012, Hayes was the backup catcher behind John Buck. After playing in 39 games for the Marlins, he was sent down to Triple-A New Orleans on August 12, 2012. In those 39 games, Hayes batted .202 with three runs batted in, no home runs, and six runs scored.
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals claimed Hayes off waivers on November 2, 2012. He signed a one-year, $600,000 dollar contract with the Royals on November 20, 2012. His contract was selected from the Omaha Storm Chasers on August 4 when Salvador Pérez was placed on the 7-day disabled list. He was designated for assignment on August 11, 2013 when Perez returned. He was outrighted to Omaha on August 15. His contract was selected again when the major league rosters expanded on September 1. Hayes was designated for assignment by the Royals on July 28, 2014.
On December 15, 2014, he signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians. The Indians purchased his contract on April 14, 2015 and added him to the active roster. Hayes was designated for assignment on May 24.
For the 2016 season, Hayes began the season with the Reno Aces, the Diamondbacks AAA affiliate.
Chicago White Sox
On June 6, 2016, Hayes was traded to Chicago for cash considerations.
Hayes signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers on February 10, 2017.