Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 3/27/13
The Boston Red Sox have solved their catching dilemma for now. Earlier this morning the team optioned Ryan Lavarnway to their AAA affiliate Pawtucket. With Lavarnway being sent down it leaves 2 catchers still at the Sox spring training, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and David Ross. This is a great developmental move for Lavarnway who will not be thrown to the wolves to face major league pitching for an entire season. The organization also reassigned pitchers Anthony Carter and Jose De La Torre to the minor league camp. The team still has not made a decision about Jackie Bradley Jr. who has had an outstanding spring training but may not be fully ready to play with the club all year. Many fans are calling for Bradley Jr. to be on the teams Opening Day roster but if he is optioned to the minors and brought up later in the season the team will be able to keep him on his original contract for an extra season. Have any ideas on what the team should do with Bradley Jr. leave it in the comments or on
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