JAVIER VAZQUEZ RUMORS

Report: Red Sox Had Major Interest in Javier Vazquez Before Knee Injury Put Pitcher’s Season in Jeopardy

Javier Vazquez‘s big league career could be over, but the end didn’t come before a few teams reportedly considered his services. According to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo, the Red Sox had major interest in Vazquez before a knee injury put the pitcher’s season in jeopardy. The Nationals, Orioles, Yankees and Brewers reportedly were among the other teams to consider the...
Via NESN.com
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Javier Vazquez out of WBC with knee injury

Javier Vazquez will not pitch for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic. Agent Seth Levinson said Thursday that the 36-year-old right-hander had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. Levinson says Vazquez still plans to travel with the team, which plays the Dominican Republic, Spain and Venezuela in Group C starting March 7. Vazquez last pitched in the major...
Via Fox Sports
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Javier Vazquez ruled out of WBC, comeback attempt over?

Javier Vazquez’s comeback attempt may be over. After undergoing knee surgery last month the 36-year-old right handed pitcher has been ruled out of the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Vazquez was to play for Puerto Rico. Vazquez was trying to make a comeback this spring after sitting out the entire 2012 season.
Via Tireball.com
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Javier Vazquez’s American League Struggles Should Be Enough for Teams Like Red Sox to Be Skeptical

It’s amazing what can come from a scarce pitching market. As the list of available hurlers — which was not all that impressive to begin with — dwindles even more this offseason, arguably the biggest news we’re getting slapped with is Javier Vazquez touching 95 mph on the radar gun down in Puerto Rico. And yes, believe it or not, people are getting pretty fired up about it...
Via NESN.com
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals Showing ‘Heavy Interest’ in Javier Vazquez, Who Continues to Impress Scouts

Javier Vazquez is not only throwing in front of major league scouts, but he’s also leaving quite the impression. According to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, scouts are raving about Vazquez, and the Nationals are showing “heavy interest” in the veteran right-hander. Vazquez, who didn’t pitch in 2012 after spending the 2011 season with the Marlins, will reportedly pitch in...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Checking In on Javy Vazquez

Vazquez with the Yankees in 2010 (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) That is not a joke. Multiple reports name the Yankees as one of several teams who are said to be keeping an eye on Javier Vazquez’s outings in winter ball.  Also keeping an eye out are the Red Sox and Nationals. Vazquez is reportedly touching 95 MPH during his outings, and plans to pitch in the World Baseball...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Javier Vazquez ‘Impressive’ in Winter League Tune-Up with Red Sox Scouts Watching

Javier Vazquez may still have it. The 36-year-old tossed six innings of three-hit ball in front of scouts from the Red Sox, Rays, Nationals and Royals on Friday night in the Puerto Rico Winter League playoffs, according to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com. The team’s general manager said in a text that Vazquez was “impressive,” allowing no runs and throwing his fastball as high as...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Javier Vazquez Could Help the Brewers

  Veteran right-handed starting pitcher Javier Vazquez has indicated he has some interest in pitching again in 2013 after sitting out, semi-retired, during 2012.  The Washington Nationals reportedly have interest, but only on a minor-league deal.  The Boston Red Sox also may have some interest.  Vasquez wants to play for a contender, and in the past has indicated he...
Via Brewers Bar
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Javier Vazquez Rumors: Red Sox, Blue Jays, Nationals Interested in RHP

The Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals have been among the teams that have scouted free agent right-hander Javier Vazquez, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com. Also, Cora said Blue Jays, Nationals and Red Sox had all been among teams that have scouted Vazquez. — Alex Speier (@alexspeier) January 4, 2013 It’s been reported that Vazquez...
Via MLB Injury News
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...The Sox have some interest in Javier Vazquez

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Red Sox could use some starting pitching. Javier Vazquez is mulling a comeback and prefers to play on the east coast. It’s a match made in Heaven, no? According to an industry source, the Red Sox are...
Via Ted's Army
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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