Jason Varitek, Tim Wakefield Newest Members Of Red Sox HOF

Their numbers may never be retired, but the battery duo of Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek will forever be together in the history of the Boston Red Sox.
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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Olde Sox: Jason Varitek was a Defensive Superstar

With all the Powerball jackpot news in the media these days, it’s easy to forget just how hard it is to get a whole lot of something for very little investment. In 1997, the Red Sox dealt Heathcliff Slocumb to the Mariners for Derek Lowe and Jason Varitek, proving that you don’t have to play the lottery in order to hit it big. Sometimes you just have to deal a middle reliever...
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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek: Blake Swihart’s First Season With Red Sox Was ‘Phenomenal’

Blake Swihart has a fan in Jason Varitek. The former Boston Red Sox catcher spoke to the media via conference call Monday after being elected to the Red Sox Hall of Fame, and he took the time to talk about current backstop Blake Swihart. And he gave the 23-year-old a glowing review. “As far as what I think about Blake’s year last year, it was phenomenal,” Varitek said. “I...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Interested In Managing: ‘I Have More Impact On The Field’

Jason Varitek wants to be back in the dugout someday. The former Boston catcher, who was elected to the Red Sox Hall of Fame on Monday, currently is a special assistant to general manager Mike Hazen. But he thinks in the future, he’d be of better use as a manager. “Having been a part of the front office and having the ability to still get on the field everywhere that I go...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Varitek, Wakefield among 2016 Red Sox Hall of Fame inductees

A former captain and a knuckleballer are among those joining the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. Jason Varitek, Tim Wakefield and the late Ira Flagstead have been selected as the 2016 Red Sox Hall of Fame inductees, the club announced Monday. Red Sox president/CEO emeritus Larry Lucchino has been chosen as a non-uniformed inductee. Varitek spent 15 seasons with the Red Sox from...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: M’s name Andy McKay as Director of Player Development; looking at former BoSox catcher Jason Varitek as Manager

Andy McKay Now that the house cleaning has commenced, Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto made his first new hire. Today it was announced that Andy McKay has been hired as Seattle’s new Director of Player Development. McKay (not the saxophonist from Roxy Music) comes to the M’s from the Colorado Rockies minor league...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Interviews for Mariners Job

After fifteen years behind the dish in Boston, it’s hard to imagine Jason Varitek in a uniform that doesn’t say “Red Sox” across the chest. But it might happen. And he might be heading back to where it all started. Wait…say what? Jason Varitek has, in fact, interviewed for Mariners’ managerial job, multiple major-league sources confirm. @JonHeymanCBS first. #RedSox —...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Varitek interviewed for Mariners’ manager job

Jason Varitek apparently is interested in reuniting with the organization he began his career with. Varitek recently interviewed with the Seattle Mariners for their open managerial position, according to multiple reports. CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman was the first to report the news. The former Boston Red Sox captain is among a handful of candidates the Mariners are considering...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Jason Varitek the Next Manager for the Padres?

Could Jason Varitek end up as the new Padres head coach? The Globe’s Nick Cafardo reported on Sunday that this may be the case.
Via CLNS Radio
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Pitching Coach Options: Jason Varitek

Image from REUTERS/Rick WilkingRyan MacLeod (@RyanMacLeod15)Contributing WriterWith the firing of Juan Nieves yesterday the question has been raised of who will replace him. With it being so early in the season there are not many names that are available, but on NESN yesterday Rob Bradford mentioned a fan favorite, Jason Varitek. While this mention of the name got people excited...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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