Willie Holmes is a 5-11, 205 lb. outfielder from Rialto, CA. In 2009, he was drafted out of Chaffey College by the Boston Red Sox in the 14th round of the MLB Amateur Draft. During the next two years, Holmes played in the Red Sox organization for their Rookie League affiliate Gulf Coast and Single-A affilaite Lowell Spinners. After spending the 2011 season with the Freedom, Holmes re-signed with the club on February 2, 2012 for the 2012 season.
2009-2010 Gulf Coast(rookie) & Lowell Spinners(A)
Batting Totals(two seasons): 63 G, 215 AB, 53 Hits, 8 HR, 36 R, 41 RBI, .249 AVG
2011 Florence Freedom
Batting Totals: 26 G, 100 AB, 27 Hits, 1 HR, 7 R, 18 RBI, .270 AVG