Meet the Twins new back-up catcher – Steve Holm

Steve Holm

April 15, 2011 – The 31 year old Steve Holm was called up when Joe Mauer was put on the 15 DL after Thursday’s game against the Tampa Rays. Holm was originally drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 17th round of the June 2001 free agent draft. Steve made his major league debut in 2008 when he played in 42 games with the Giants. In 2009 Holm was with the Giants for just four games and at the end of the 2010 season Holm became a free agent and signed with the Minnesota Twins in December of 2010. In his 46 big league games, Steve has .264 batting average in 91 at bats with 1 home run (off of JC Romero) and 6 RBI’s.

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