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Christian Vazquez Celebrates Birthday During Red Sox’s Homestand (Video)

Christian Vazquez has been on top of his game for the Boston Red Sox since his call-up nearly two months ago. Vazquez was called up after the Sox released A.J. Pierzynski, and has shown flashes of brilliance both on offense and behind the dish. The Sox don’t have much to celebrate right now, but NESN Nation’s Alison Smith explains in the video above why there could be a little...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Can’t Hold Lead, Lose To Astros In 10 Innings (Video)

The Red Sox held a 3-2 lead over the Houston Astros in the eighth inning of Friday’s game at Fenway Park, but they weren’t able to secure a fifth straight win. In the eighth inning, the Astros scored on a bizarre play in which Gregorio Petit alluded Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez on his way to the plate, then scored when Red Sox reliever Burke Badenhop dropped the ball when...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Energizing Red Sox With Great Instincts, Enthusiasm

BOSTON — Christian Vazquez was born to catch. Vazquez has been excellent, particularly defensively, in his first five-plus weeks in the majors. The Red Sox catcher has flashed talent, intelligence and an impeccable work ethic en route to energizing a last-place Boston club. “He asks a lot of questions,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said before Friday’s game against the Houston...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Establishing Himself In MLB With His Defense (Video)

When Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez almost picked off speedy Houston Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler during Thursday’s game at Fenway Park, he wowed a lot of people with his quick defensive instincts. Vazquez’s defense is how he’ll really establish himself in Major League Baseball. He’s been OK at the dish in his 22 games, but behind it he’s shown a presence...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez is Partially Elite

When the Boston Red Sox cut ties with A.J. Pierzynski, there were two benefits. One was the team no longer had to put up with Pierzynski. The other was that Boston got to take a look at Christian Vazquez. The prospect is 15 games into his major-league career, and while he’s not the only young and talented catcher […]
Via Fangraphs
17 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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