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Red Sox Notes: Christian Vazquez Not A Forgotten Man In Organization

CLEVELAND — The Boston Red Sox entered their final series of the 2015 season with a chance to finish with a .500 record if they swept the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. That mission failed. Now, it’s the Sox who enter the season finale looking to avoid a three-game sweep. Corey Kluber completely shut down Boston’s offense Saturday night as Cleveland won the middle...
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Red Sox Catcher Christian Vazquez Throws For First Time Since Surgery (Video)

Christian Vazquez’s recovery appears to be progressing nicely. The Boston Red Sox catcher participated in some light throwing Thursday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery during spring training. Christian's first throwing session since surgery
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Gearing Up For Notable Step In Recovery With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Christian Vazquez won’t return this season, but the Boston Red Sox catcher continues to work hard alongside his teammates. An important step looms large later this week. Vazquez, who underwent Tommy John surgery in April, will throw Thursday in Houston for the first time since his procedure. The 24-year-old is scheduled to make 15...
July 20, 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...
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Tearing It Up In Winter Ball

(USAToday Sports)Christian Vazquez—the likely starting catcher for the 2015 Red Sox—has been doing some serious offensive damage in the Puerto Rican Winter League. So far, the backstop is hitting .294—with a .371 OBP. The 24-year old is known for his defensive skills (particularly his 'gun' of an arm), so if he starts to hit consistently, it's offensive gravy. Boston signed...
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December 22, 2014  |  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...
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September 24, 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...
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 Vazquez was...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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