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Roster Recap: Christian Vazquez Is Still Fighting for Time

Welcome to BP Boston’s second annual Roster Recap series. Over the next few months, we’ll be analyzing every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. From MVP-candidate right fielders to reserve relievers, we...
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December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Christian Vazquez’s Massive Home Run Over Green Monster Vs. Yankees

Christian Vazquez is known for his defense, but he brought his bat with him to Fenway Park on Sunday night, too. The Boston Red Sox catcher hit a towering home run over the Green Monster in the bottom of the seventh inning of Sunday’s game against the New York Yankees to put the home team up 8-6 at the time. That home run might never land.
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez’s Impact On Red Sox Starters Already Crystal Clear

Christian Vazquez’s return behind the plate already is paying dividends for the Boston Red Sox, who have seen their starting pitchers perform much better since making the switch at the catcher position. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo joined “Red Sox Gameday Live” to talk about Vazquez and starter Rick Porcello. Check out everything he had to say in the video above.
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Overcomes Brief Elbow Scare At Red Sox Spring Training

Christian Vazquez definitely is breathing a sigh of relief. Vazquez, who missed the entire 2015 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, told’s Rob Bradford on Monday that he experienced some discomfort in his surgically repaired elbow a few days ago at spring training in Fort Myers, Fla. It was a startling experience for the Boston Red Sox catcher, though he quickly...
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez ‘Ready To Roll’ For Red Sox Amid Tommy John Comeback

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — To say Christian Vazquez is champing at the bit would be an understatement. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Saturday at the team’s Baseball Winter Weekend event at Foxwoods Resort Casino that Boston will be cautious with Vazquez, who is working his way back from Tommy John surgery. The 25-year-old catcher sounds a little less...
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Christian Vazquez Be "Mr. 52%" During 2016?

Christian VazquezAs Christopher Smith of points out, young Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez could be a huge contributor to the 2016 Red Sox. Rehabbing from Timmy John surgery, Vazquez (playing only DH) has hit .272 in Winter Ball in Puerto Rico. But, his offense would just be the cherry on top of the sundae. It's his stellar defense that can make him a star. He will...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Christian Vazquez promoted from Triple-A

After the Boston Red Sox lost again last night to the Chicago White Sox to fall eleven games under .500, many figured that roster moves would ensue. Well, the first domino has fallen. Earlier today, Boston DFA’d catcher A.J. Pierzynski and promoted minor league prospect Christian Vazquez from Triple-A Pawtucket. It is likely the first of many moves for Boston, who will almost certainly...
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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