During his playing days, Jason Varitek was known to have an incredibly high baseball acumen. Now he’s sharing that knowledge with the Red Sox front office.
After years of toiling behind the dish for the Sox, Varitek now works as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington. His duties seem to vary, with no one set role, and on Wednesday and Thursday, Varitek was visiting...
We all know that Jason Varitek can do just about anything and get away with it. Maybe I overstated that just a little but it's no secret that he's beloved by all in Red Sox Nation and, by extension, New England. Yet it still came as a shock when I saw The Captain strutting his stuff down a fashion runway this week on Boston.com.
Varitek was a "model" in Bill...
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Ex-captain Jason Varitek [stats]
is now a member of the front office, a special assistant to general
manager Ben Cherington, and for someone who was here in uniform just a
year ago, he sounded ready and...
MOVING ON UP
Jason Varitek, who spent his entire big league career with the Red Sox organization, has joined the team's front office as the Special Assistant to the General Manager.
Of course with the season after his retirement marked more by chaos than playoffs there would be speculation that long time captain Jason Varitek could return to manage the Red Sox. The rumors are out there with many in the Sox fan base either not liking Bobby Valentine from the outset or turning on him during the season.
The idea that Varitek could return to manage the current...
BOSTON -- Jason Varitek doesn't miss the aches and pains. During his 15-year career with the Red Sox, the captain was a mainstay in the trainer's room, typically emerging with ice packs draped over his muscles. But now, life as a retiree isn't as grueling for the ex-catcher. "My body feels a little better right now," Varitek joked. "My feet tend to give...
Of all the things that Jason Varitek has done during his lengthy career with the Red Sox, none is more recognizable than jamming his catcher's mitt in the face of Alex Rodriguez. And that's something that doesn't sit well with Jason, nor his father.
“It wasn't something that you're proud of. We've been down this road talking with my kids...
Jason Varitek has officially announced his retirement, bringing to an end a beloved 15-year career with the Boston Red Sox.
Varitek made the announcement on Thursday night at the team's spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla. Many of his teammates, his parents, Red Sox ownership and his wife and three daughters all attended.
Varitek says he grappled with the decision for...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2012
The Boston Globe broke the story:
Jason Varitek, a two-time World Series champion and the captain of the Red Sox from 2005-2011, will announce his retirement on Thursday in Fort Myers, sources told the Globe today.
Varitek is expected to stay with the organization in some capacity.
A member of the Red Sox from 1997-2011, Varitek hit .256 with 193 home runs and 757 RBIs. He was...
HANGING 'EM UP
According to the Boston Globe, Red Sox captain Jason Varitek will retire later this week and take a job in the Boston front office.