Brett Hayes C CLE 7 days ago

Making his first start of the season, Hayes launched a solo home run off of John Danks.

A career .208 hitter, the 31-year old Hayes hasn't had a very productive offensive career to date. He'll continue to back up Roberto Perez behind the dish with Yan Gomes sidelined.

Brett Hayes C CLE 2 weeks ago

Hayes was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, reports.

As expected, Hayes will serve as the backup to Roberto Perez, with Yan Gomes (knee) likely out for the next six-to-eight weeks. Hayes owns a meager .209/.252/.353 slash line over 428 career big-league plate appearances, with his sky-high strikeout rate (31.1 percent) playing a major role.

Brett Hayes C CLE 2 weeks ago

Hayes will have his contract selected by the Indians on Tuesday, Paul Hoynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group reports.

Hayes signed a minor league contract with the with the Indians during the offseason, but he'll return to the majors following Yan Gomes' (knee) injury. He will serve as the secondary catcher to Roberto Perez, but could see a few starts when Perez gets a day off.

Brett Hayes C CLE 4 months ago

Hayes signed a minor league contract with the Indians, which includes an invite to spring training.

Hayes had 53 plate appearances with the Royals last season, hitting a horrid .135 with one home run. He'll just offer organizational depth at catcher.

Brett Hayes C CLE 9 months ago

Hayes cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Omaha on Saturday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

Brett Hayes C CLE 9 months ago

Royals designated C Brett Hayes for assignment.

Hayes wasn't providing much protection for Salvador Perez, batting just .135/.151/.212 over 53 plate appearances. He seems likely to clear waivers. Erik Kratz is the Royals' new backup catcher.

Brett Hayes C CLE 11 months ago

Brett Hayes went 0-for-3 while filling in for Salvador Perez on Wednesday and is 0-for-22 as the Royals' backup catcher this season.

The Royals let George Kottaras go and decided to save money by keeping Hayes as their backup, figuring he'd play less than any other backup in the league. That'd be for the best, since he really is a brutal hitter. He's at .207 with nine homers and a 124/21 K/BB ratio in 372 career at-bats.

Brett Hayes C CLE 1 year ago

Royals avoided arbitration with C Brett Hayes by agreeing to a one-year contract.

The financials of the deal aren't known. Hayes played in just five games for the Royals last season, batting .278 with one homer. He'll compete for the backup job behind Salvador Perez.

Brett Hayes C CLE 2 years ago

Royals recalled Brett Hayes from Triple-A Omaha.

Hayes saw action in three games for the Royals in August, going 3-for-11 (.273) with a pair of doubles. He'll serve as additional depth behind Salvador Perez and George Kottaras for the stretch run.

Brett Hayes C CLE 2 years ago

Royals sent C Brett Hayes outright to Triple-A Omaha.

Hayes had been designated for assignment earlier this week, but he's cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He could be back up next month as the third catcher.