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Red Sox Catching Situation Post-Vazquez

Just two days ago we learned the Red Sox would be without their projected starting catcher, Christian Vazquez, after succumbing to a torn UCL. Red Sox announce that Christian Vazquez will undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday. — Brian MacPherson (@brianmacp) April 1, 2015 With Vazquez set to miss the entire 2015 season, the Red Sox seem poised to break camp with Ryan Hanigan...
Via Baseball Professor
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Cherington: Christian Vazquez Faces ‘Good’ Odds In Surgery Recovery

This embed is invalid" /> Christian Vazquez’s recovery officially is underway. Vazquez underwent Tommy John surgery Thursday on his injured right elbow. The 24-year-old could miss up to a year, but the Boston Red Sox are hopeful he’ll rebound despite the major setback. “All we can do is work with Christian to try to attack the rehab in the best...
Via NESN.com
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Gets Tommy John Thursday

(Jillian Souza/Pawtucket Red Sox)The worst fears of the Red Sox have been realized in the case of Christian Vazquez. The club announced tonight that the young catcher will undergo Tommy John surgery tomorrow—effectively ending his season. The 24-year old defensive whiz threw out over 50% of runners in 55 games last year for The Carmine Hose. He was slated to catch the bulk of the...
Via FenwayNation
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Christian Vazquez To Visit Dr. James Andrews For Elbow Injury

This embed is invalid" /> The concern regarding Christian Vazquez’s elbow injury certainly elevated Sunday. Vazquez will visit Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion Wednesday, according to Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell. The catcher’s MRI revealed “something,” though it’s unclear at this point how long he’ll be sidelined or whether...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Visits Dr. Andrews On Elbow

This is very bad news. Young Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez has a scheduled visit with Dr. James Andrews for a "second opinion" on his ailing right elbow. Nine times out of ten, a visit to Andrews results in Tommy John surgery. If that, in fact, transpires, a debate will ensue about whether Blake Swihart is immediately ready to slide onto the big league club. Luckily, Ryan Hanigan...
Via FenwayNation
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez "likely" out for a while

The Boston Red Sox will open up their 2015 campaign on April 6th when they travel to Philadelphia to play the Phillies. Boston know has to put together their opening day roster but injuries have been cropping up. 
Via CLNS Radio
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez to have second opinion after MRI finds "something"

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing Writer Christian Vazquez, the 24 year old starting catcher, may have a lost 2015 season. Vazquez had an MRI on his throwing elbow on Friday and is now set to have a second opinion after "something" was found. Doctors have not made a firm diagnosis as of Saturday morning. John Farrell said the club would have a better idea by Sunday. Vazquez...
Via RedSoxLife
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez To Undergo MRI Today

The Red Sox announced this morning that Christian Vazquez will undergo an MRI exam today. The young catcher is still experiencing "some discomfort" in his throwing elbow. Said Vazquez, "I want to be 100 percent to help the team. I need to be ready to help the team win. That's my goal: Be ready, be healthy. This is the first time in my life that I got hurt. I'm, you know, a little...
Via FenwayNation
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez: ‘I Want To Be A Gold Glove Catcher’ With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — For Christian Vazquez, the only thing different is the situation. Vazquez is in the midst of his first spring training as starting catcher of the Boston Red Sox, which obviously presents a different set of circumstances than years past. The 24-year-old backstop hasn’t changed much with regard to his...
Via NESN.com
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Has Look Of Leader Going Into Red Sox’s 2015 Season

This embed is invalid" /> Baseball never stops for Christian Vazquez. Vazquez again played winter ball in Puerto Rico this offseason despite cracking Boston’s major league roster in 2014. The 24-year-old catcher also texted former Red Sox captain Jason Varitek in an effort to better himself as both a catcher and a leader. “Of course, that’s important...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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