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Dan Butler of Boston Red Sox DFA’ed

Dan Butler’s illustrious journey to the big leagues has hit a speed bump. The catcher was recently designated for assignment to make room for newly resigned southpaw, Craig Breslow. Butler was behind multiple players on the Boston Red Sox depth chart (the defensive wizard Christian Vazquez, top prospect Blake Swihart, and newly acquired framing specialist […]
Via Infield Single
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Butler Optimistic After Being Designated For Assignment By Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox designated catcher Dan Butler for assignment this week to make room on the 40-man roster for reliever Craig Breslow. The 28-year-old backstop hardly sounds discouraged. Butler, who made his major league debut last season at age 27, realizes the Red Sox’s decision actually could be a blessing in disguise...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agency fireworks end in fizzle for Craig Breslow

JARED WICKERHAM/GETTY IMAGESEric D. Schabell Contributing Writer "In terms of the process, it was exciting, it was unsettling," was how Craig Breslow described his free agency experience that ended yesterday when he signed back with the Red Sox.Not exactly the enthusiasm of a player scoring his big deal by going out into the open market.Free agency was not a choice he made, but one...
Via RedSoxLife
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox finalize one-year contract with reliever Breslow

BOSTON -- Left-handed relief pitcher Craig Breslow and the Boston Red Sox have finalized their 2 million, one-year contract. The deal, agreed to in mid-December, was announced by the Red Sox on Wednesday. Breslow was acquired from Arizona late in the 2012 season. The 34-year-old has pitched in 120 games for the Red Sox during the past two years, including 60 in 2014 after starting...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sign Craig Breslow To One-Year Deal, Designate Catcher Dan Butler

The Boston Red Sox finally made it official. The team signed left-handed reliever Craig Breslow to a one-year deal, the club announced Monday. Breslow’s agent, Bob Baratta, told ESPN Boston on Dec. 19, the two sides agreed to a deal worth $2 million. The Red Sox initially declined to pick up their one-year, $4 million option on Breslow back in October, as he came off his worst...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Breslow Signing Will Require Roster Move

Breslow—(FenwayNation Photo)Assuming that lefty reliever Craig Breslow passes his physical on Monday, the Red Sox will have to free up a spot on their 40-man roster to accommodate his signing. According to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, the most cuttable suspects are: pitcher Drake Britton or catcher Dan Butler. Britton is out of options, so he would likely be the choice—but a trade...
Via FenwayNation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Breslow Returns To Sox On 1-YR Deal

(FenwayNation Photo)At least the Red Sox clubhouse will be a little smarter now. Yale grad Craig Breslow re-signed with Boston yesterday on a one-year, $2 million deal. Breslow helps fill the left-handed void in the bullpen—and, hopefully, will revert to his pre-2014 form. While the all-Yale battery is no longer possible with the departure of Ryan Lavarnway (who has bounced all...
Via FenwayNation
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Agent: Reliever Craig Breslow, Red Sox Agree To One-Year, $2M Contract

Craig Breslow will return to the Boston Red Sox on a one-year, $2 million contract, the left-handed reliever’s agent, Bob Baratta, told ESPN Boston on Friday night. Baratta said the deal is pending a physical. WEEI cited an industry source in first reporting Friday that Breslow and the Red Sox had agreed to terms. The Red Sox haven’t confirmed any agreement...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Red Sox Craig Breslow Met With Mets At MLB Winter Meetings

This embed is invalid" /> Craig Breslow’s market could start to develop now that fellow left-handed reliever Andrew Miller is off the board. Breslow is coming off a disappointing season with the Boston Red Sox, but the veteran southpaw has a track record of major league success. That success apparently was enough to catch the New York Mets’ attention...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Citi Field is Not for Craig Breslow

As the Winter Meetings approach, we know that the Mets are interested in left-handed smart guy, Craig Breslow. The Yale alum pitched to a staggering 5.96 ERA in Boston last season over 54.1 innings of relief work. Of course, this followed a much more impressive campaign in 2013 when his ERA was a microscopic 1.81 on the season. The difference between his successful 2013 season,...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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