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Ex-MLB pitcher retires to become a police officer

Anthony Varvaro, who played for the Mariners, Braves and Red Sox, and had been most recently with the Pawtucket Red Sox, is retiring from the sport to chase after another passion: becoming a police officer. The Staten Island native informed the team of his decision earlier this week so he could join the 102 members of the incoming class of recruits for the New York Port Authority...
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July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Varvaro Returned To Red Sox, Placed On 15-Day Disabled List

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Anthony Varvaro is back. Kind of. Varvaro was returned to the Red Sox before Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. The right-handed reliever was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to April 29) with a right flexor strain and is scheduled to undergo surgery this week. Varvaro...
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Varvaro Claimed Off Waivers By Cubs After Being DFA By Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The Chicago Cubs continue to bring aboard former Boston Red Sox. The Cubs claimed reliever Anthony Varvaro off waivers from the Red Sox, the Cubs announced Sunday before their game against the Milwaukee Brewers. The right-hander was designated for assignment by Boston earlier this week amid a series of roster moves. The Red...
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Recall Two Pitchers, Option Jackie Bradley Jr., DFA Anthony Varvaro

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox made a few roster moves Wednesday. They have recalled left-handed pitcher Tommy Layne and right-handed pitcher Dalier Hinojosa from Triple-A Pawtucket, while also optioning outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to the PawSox and designating pitcher Anthony Varvaro for assignment. Red Sox manager John Farrell confirmed the moves before Wednesday night’s game...
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Perkins & Varvaro, Travis in Toronto, Dozier Ducks, much more

Glen Perkins and Anthony Varvaro have reverse splits – specifically with regard to allowing runners — for distinctly different reasons. The Twins southpaw attributes his to spatial relationships. The Red Sox righty points to a swinging gate. Before we get to their thoughts on the subject, let’s look at the numbers. Last season, left-handed batters […]
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Boston Red Sox Reliever Anthony Varvaro Be A Major Contributor?

All the rage about the 2015 Boston Red Sox is about the offense that is expected to be one of the best in the league. The rest of the rage is about whether the Sox can win without an "ace" in the starting rotation.
Via CLNS Radio
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Receive RHP Anthony Varvaro In Trade With Atlanta Braves

The Red Sox made a move on Wednesday, a trade with the Atlanta Braves that brings right handed reliever Anthony Varvaro to Boston and sends minor leaguer Aaron Kurcz.
Via CLNS Radio
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox obtain reliever Varvaro for minor leaguer

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have obtained Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves for Aaron Kurcz in a swap of right-handed pitchers. Varvaro was 3-3 with a 2.63 ERA for the Braves last year, his fifth season in the majors. The Red Sox also sent cash to the Braves. Boston is remaking its bullpen after letting Burke Badenhop and Scott Breslow become free agents and losing out on left...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Acquire Reliever Anthony Varvaro From Atlanta Braves

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox have added right-handed reliever Anthony Varvaro to their crop of arms. The Red Sox acquired Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday in exchange for minor league pitcher Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations. Varvaro, who was originally drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 2005, has spent the last four...
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Varvaro put on paternity list; Schlosser called up

ATLANTA -- The Braves put reliever Anthony Varvaro on the paternity list Wednesday as he awaits the birth of his second child, with right-hander Gus Schlosser recalled to take his place. "Anthony has kept me abreast of the whole situation when it started getting closer," Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "We've got our fingers crossed... . We wish her the best of luck." Varvaro...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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