Tucker Barnhart, Catcher, Cincinnati Reds, #16


Date of Birth: 1/7/1991
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana

Tucker Barnhart, catcher for the Cincinnati Reds, was drafted by the Reds in 2009. He played in the Reds' minor league system from 2009 through 2014. During that time, he had 365 hits, 79 doubles, 168 RBIs, and 251 strikeouts to 174 walks in 422 games. As a catcher, he made 471 assists, 3,062 putouts, and 28 errors. He caught players trying to steal 40% of the time.

Barnhart joined the Reds for 21 games in 2014. He had 10 hits, including his first major league home run on May 1, 2014.

Barnhart batted .252 with 61 hits in 81 games with the Reds in 2015. As a catcher in 73 games, he made 42 assists, 492 putouts, and 2 errors. He caught players trying to steal 28.8% of the time and he had a .996 fielding percentage.

In 2016, Barnhart batted .257 in 115 games. He finished the season with 97 hits, 23 doubles, and 51 RBIs. Defensively, as a catcher in 108 games, he made 74 assists, 817 putouts, and 7 errors. He had a .992 fielding percentage and he caught players trying to steal 33.3% of the time.

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