Snyder with the Boston Red Sox in 2013
|Washington Nationals – No. 19|
November 23, 1986 |
Las Vegas Valley, Nevada
|September 10, 2010, for the Baltimore Orioles|
(through 2016 season)
|Runs batted in||29|
Brandon Roger Snyder (born November 23, 1986) is an American professional baseball first baseman, third baseman, and outfielder in the Washington Nationals organization. He played high school baseball at Westfield High School in Chantilly, Virginia. He has also played for the Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox, and Atlanta Braves.
Snyder made his MLB debut on September 10, 2010 against the Detroit Tigers. He came in as a defensive replacement in the 9th inning. His first Major League hit, an RBI single, came in the second inning on September 13, 2010, against Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marc Rzepczynski.
Snyder played six games in two separate stints with the Orioles in 2011.
On December 12, 2012, the Rangers announced that Snyder had signed a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. He was released on March 27, 2013.
Boston Red Sox
On March 31, 2013, Snyder signed a minor-league contract with the Pawtucket Red Sox. His contract was purchased by the Red Sox on June 25, 2013 to take the roster spot of Will Middlebrooks, who was optioned to the minors. Snyder re-signed with the Sox in November, accepting a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Snyder signed a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles on April 27, 2015.
Snyder signed a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves in November 2015. In June 2016, he was called up to replace the injured Gordon Beckham. On August 7, 2016, the Braves designated Snyder for assignment. On August 9, 2016, he was recalled and optioned to Gwinnett by the Braves.
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