American professional catcher Bryan Lavastida plays for the Major League Baseball Cleveland Guardians.
Bryan Lavastida played college baseball at Hillsborough Community College while attending Westland Hialeah Senior High School. The Cleveland Indians selected him in the fifteenth round of the Major League Baseball draft in 2018.
With the Indians of the Arizona League, Lavastida made his professional debut by batting .292 over 33 games.
Bryan Lavastida 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.
Who Drafted Bryan Lavastida?
Bryan Lavastida was drafted by the Cleveland Indians. He was selected in the fifteenth round of the Major League Baseball draft in 2018.