American catcher Bryan Lavastida is a member of the Cleveland Guardians of Major League Baseball at the moment. On November 27, 1998, he was born in Hialeah, Florida, in the United States. At the time of publication, Lavastida was 23 years old.
Lavastida attended Westland Hialeah Senior High School and played college baseball at Hillsborough Community College. He was chosen by the Cleveland Indians in the fifteenth round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.
Lavastida made his professional debut by batting.292 over 33 games with the Indians of the Arizona League. He played in 59 games in 2019 for the Lake County Captains and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, slashing.335/.410/.481 with two home runs and 38 runs batted in.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 season was postponed, hence he did not play. Prior to getting moved up to the Akron RubberDucks in 2021, he began the season with Lake County.
In September, he received a promotion to the Columbus Clippers. He hit.289/.380/.456 over 84 games for both clubs while adding nine home runs, 51 runs batted in, and 16 stolen bases.
On November 19, 2021, Lavastida was added to the 40-man roster of the Cleveland Guardians, the team’s new name. He was added to the Opening Day roster, the Guardians revealed on April 2, 2022.