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ERIK KRATZ - C
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

Current Team:
Drafted:
MLB Debut:
Teams:
Philadelphia Phillies
2002 Draft - 29th Rd (Blue Jays) - E. Mennonite Univ.
July 17, 2010 (Pirates)
Medicine Hat Blue Jays (2002); Auburn Doubledays (2003, 2004); Charleston WV Wheelers (2003); New Haven Ravens (2003); Dunedin Blue Jays (2004); New Hampshire FisherCats (2004-2008); Syracuse Chiefs (2006-2008); Indianapolis Indians (2009-2010); Pittsburgh Pirates (2010); Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (2011-2012); Philadelphia Phillies (2011-2013) 

Erik has played a key role for the Phillies during the 2013 season, filling in during two extended stints for starter Carlos Ruiz and managing one of the top pitching staffs in the Major Leagues, while making only one error on the season and throwing out 30% of attempted stolen bases.  In a position not typically relied on for offensive output, Kratz has added pop to the Phillies lineup, contributing seven homeruns and seventeen RBI in his first 38 games played this season.

Beyond the Dugout is proud of our marketing relationship with Erik.  Each of Erik's items come with our proprietary "Beyond A Doubt" Certificate of Authenticity featuring multiple photos of the item.  Both the item and the accompanying COA carry our "Beyond A Doubt" tamper-proof holofoil labels with matching serial numbers.  Each COA is signed by Erik Kratz.

 

BTD061464 – Phoenix Bat Company P161 34

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Black Phoenix Bat Company P161 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name.  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061465 – Carolina Clubs Professional Model Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Black Carolina Clubs Professional Model Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is embossed with Erik's name.  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061466 – Carolina Clubs Professional Model Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Black Carolina Clubs Professional Model Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is embossed with Erik's name.  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061467 – Carolina Clubs Professional Model Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Black Carolina Clubs Professional Model Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is embossed with Erik's name.  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061468 – Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name and "Toronto Blue Jays".  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061469 – Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name and "Toronto Blue Jays".  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061470 – Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name and "Toronto Blue Jays".  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061471 – Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name and "Toronto Blue Jays".  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061472 – Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name and "Toronto Blue Jays".  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061473 – Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name and "Toronto Blue Jays".  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061474 – Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat

BTD Price:     $129.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Louisville Slugger Genuine I13 Bat.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Barrel is engraved with Erik's name and "Toronto Blue Jays".  Bat displays heavy use and is cracked. 

BTD061475 – All-Star CM3000SBT Catcher's Mitt

BTD Price:     $249.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed All-Star CM3000SBT Catcher's Mitt.  Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.  Black and tan mitt displays heavy use. 

BTD061476 – All-Star CM3000SBT Catcher's Mitt

BTD Price:     $249.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed All-Star CM3000SBT Catcher's Mitt. Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Black and tan mitt displays heavy use.

BTD061477 – Wilson A2000 Catcher's Mitt

BTD Price:     $249.95                        

Game-Used / Autographed Wilson A2000 Catcher's Mitt. Used by Kratz while playing in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Black mitt displays heavy use.