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RYAN LAVARNWAY RUMORS

Ryan Lavarnway's Bittersweet Return To Fenway

 (US Presswire)In 2008, the Red Sox selected him in the 6th round out of Yale. He was supposed to be a mainstay behind the plate at Fenway for years—maybe even an heir apparent to Jason Varitek. But things got complicated for Ryan Lavarnway. The offensive potential never materialized and he drifted in the Boston system for years. Other catching prospects moved ahead of him. Finally...
Via FenwayNation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway's Bizarre Odyssey Continues

Lavarnway's JourneyRyan Lavarnway must view a major league uniform the way he used view New England weather: if you don't like it, wait a minute. The former Red Sox catcher has now been released by four teams since November. On Friday, he was designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles to continue his insane trek through the rosters of the MLB. Since around Thanksgiving, he...
Via FenwayNation
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox Ryan Lavarnway Changes Teams Yet Again, Now With Orioles

This embed is invalid" /> Ryan Lavarnway is bouncing around like a pinball this offseason. Lavarnway, a once-promising prospect in the Boston Red Sox organization, was claimed off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles from the Chicago Cubs, the O’s announced Tuesday. The 27-year-old now has spent time with four organizations this winter. Lavarnway was...
Via NESN.com
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Release Former Sox Catcher Lavarnway

One old friend was a casualty of the recent flurry of activity in Chavez Ravine. The Dodgers announced today that they have designated former Red Sox C/IF/DH Ryan Lavarnway for assignment. Los Angeles had just claimed Lavarnway off waivers from Boston last week. But, alas, there is no more room at the Dodger Inn. We're certain that Ryan will catch on with some major league club soon.
Via FenwayNation
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Writes Letter To Red Sox Fans, Staff With Thanks For Support

Ryan Lavarnway has only know life in professional baseball with the Boston Red Sox. That is, of course, until now. The catcher was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he’ll start the next chapter of his career in the spring wearing Dodger blue instead of red. However, it sounds as if Lavarnway won’t be forgetting his time with the team...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Miller and Lavarnway Find New Teams

Andrew Miller chased the money and landed a lucrative deal with the Yankees.  He signed for 4 years and $36 million, the biggest deal ever for a non closer reliever. Ryan Lavarnway was claimed off of waivers by the Dodgers.  The Red Sox DFA’d Lavarnway to make room for Sandovol on the roster.
Via Fenway West
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Claimed Off Waivers By L.A. Dodgers From Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Ryan Lavarnway is headed to the National League. The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed Lavarnway off waivers from the Boston Red Sox on Friday. Lavarnway was designated for assignment last week after the Red Sox agreed to a five-year contract with Pablo Sandoval. Lavarnway never lived up to expectations with the Red Sox. The Yale...
Via NESN.com
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Claimed On Waivers By LAD

(Ed Zurga—Getty Images)Ryan Lavarnway spent parts of four seasons (97 total games) with the Boston Red Sox. In that time, the 27-year old barely hit above The Mendoza Line (.201). He was thought to be a rising catching star after being drafted in the sixth round of the 2008 draft out of Yale University. He was part of the only all-Yale Red Sox battery when catching Craig Breslow...
Via FenwayNation
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Blocking Out Trade Rumors, Would ‘Love’ To Stay With Red Sox

Ryan Lavarnway is without a defined role in the Red Sox organization, creating plenty of speculation about whether Boston might consider dealing the 26-year-old. CSNNE.com reported that the Red Sox are shopping Lavarnway, who has been trying to add first base to his repertoire this spring training because of Boston’s crowded catching situation. Lavarnway is attempting to block...
Via NESN.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Rumors: Ryan Lavarnway being shopped

The Boston Red Sox have too many catchers.  Ryan Lavarnway is starting to look like he may be a casualty from the abundance.  Ryan has been taking reps at first base this Spring in hopes of expanding his possibilities but there's a stop-gap at first base too.  From Sean McAdam of Comcast Sportsnet:Ryan Lavarnway is being shopped around by the Red Sox, according to an industry...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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