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Red Sox ‘Very Comfortable’ With Christian Vazquez As Starting Catcher

BOSTON — It will be shocking if Christian Vazquez isn’t the Red Sox’s starting catcher in 2015. Red Sox manager John Farrell stopped short of naming Vazquez his everyday catcher going into next season, but he gave the 24-year-old another vote of confidence Monday. While the Red Sox plan to tap into the catching market this offseason, it appears Vazquez has the inside track...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vazquez And Castillo Get First HRs; Sox Cruise

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)Since the Red Sox instituted the (nearly) All-Rookie Line-Up, they've scores 22 runs in two games. Tonight both Christian Vazquez and Rusney Castillo logged their first MLB home runs—in an 11-1 romp over Tampa. Vazquez had four hits and three RBIs, while Mookie Betts was 3-5 with an RBI. Bryce Brentz and Yoenis Cespedes also had two hits each in the...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez, Edwin Escobar Among Red Sox Primed For Winter Ball

BOSTON — Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo won’t be the only Red Sox player in winter ball this offseason. Red Sox manager John Farrell said before Thursday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park that catcher Christian Vazquez and left-handed pitcher Edwin Escobar also plan to play winter ball in some capacity. Bryce Brentz still is considering the idea, according...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez: the rock behind the dish

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing WriterWhile Christian Vazquez has struggled at the plate, his defensive efforts have been nothing short of spectacular. Vazquez does not profile as the next great offensive catcher, but what he can be is a catcher who scares opposing runners from stealing, a great leader of the pitching staff, and a great presence behind the dish.One great contribution...
Via RedSoxLife
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez’s Emergence Lightens Red Sox’s Full Offseason Plate

The Boston Red Sox will enter the offseason with a full plate. It would be even fuller if not for an important development behind the dish. Catcher Christian Vazquez has been as advertised since earning his first major league call-up back on July 9. The Red Sox, who were forced to look for Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s replacement last offseason, will enter this winter knowing they have...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Christian Vazquez Dishes On Food Preferences (Video)

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez has established himself as a valuable part of the Sox’s defense, and he took some time out to chat with Jenny Johnson about what fuels him before games. Check it out in the video above. Thumbnail photo via Kim Klement/USA TODAY SportsFiled under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Eats Banana, Vazquez Goes Nuts, Red Sox Win Again

Standing rule in Mantown is that you just don’t eat bananas in public. So when Stephen Drew was seen openly munching on one of Chiquita’s finest in the Red Sox dugout, I took it as a bad omen. Turns out, I was wrong. The Sox pounded out 12 hits, scored 8 runs, and got a pretty solid six from John “ten game winner” Lackey to vanquish the Astros, 8-3. We even saw what could...
Via Surviving Grady
July 12, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierzynski designated for assignment, Red Sox call up Vazquez

On Wednesday the Boston Red Sox designated veteran catcher A.J. Pierzysnki for assignment. Last in the AL East, the Red Sox are 10.5 games behind division leading Baltimore. With Pierzynski being designated for assignment the Red Sox have called up Christian Vazquez. “It’s an opportunity for us to invest in players who we feel are going to be here beyond 2014,” said manager...
Via Tireball.com
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Sox catcher crashes into screen protector

Your browser does not support iframes.Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez came up short in his attempt to catch a foul popup when he crashed into a screen protector designed to protect the bat boys during Monday's spring training game against Tampa Bay.Great effort by Vazquez, but it wasn't meant to be. Fortunately, he wasn't hurt after the collision. Good thing...
Via Holdout Sports
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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