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Batting average  .264
Role  Baseball catcher
Date joined  2008
Name  Steve Holm
Position  Catcher
Runs batted in  6
Home runs  1
Bats  Right-handed

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Number  20 (San Francisco Giants / Catcher)

Education  Oral Roberts University

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Stephen Robert Holm (born October 21, 1979, in Sacramento, California) is a former American professional baseball catcher and the current pitching coach of the Purdue University baseball team.

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Amateur career

Holm attended Sacramento's McClatchy High School, where he played shortstop. He earned 3rd Team All-American honors as a shortstop for Oral Roberts University in 2000.

San Francisco Giants

Holm was drafted by the Giants in the 17th round in 2001. He beat Eliezer Alfonzo and Guillermo Rodríguez to earn a position on the major-league roster in 2008 spring training, but got sent down for Eliezer Alfonzo on July 1, 2008. He got re-called on July 23, 2008.

After playing for a short period of time on the Giants in 2009, he was sent back to Triple-A Fresno. Eli Whiteside then became the back-up catcher when Holm was unable to be re-called. Holm was designated for assignment to clear room for Matt Downs on June 16.

Minnesota Twins

In December 2010, Holm signed a minor league contract with the Minnesota Twins.

On April 14, 2011, Holm was called up to the major leagues during a Joe Mauer injury. After being sent down, he was designated for assignment on May 15. After the 2011 season, he elected for free agency.

Rockies and Marlins

Holm signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies on February 9, 2012. He was released on March 31.

On May 3, 2012, Holm signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins. However, on July 5, he was released, after hitting .135 in Triple-A.

Coaching career

Holm coached the 2013–2016 seasons at Sacramento State University, serving as the teams pitching coach.

On July 19, 2016, Holm was hired by Purdue University to serve as their pitching coach.

References

Steve Holm Wikipedia