Red Sox Option Drake Britton, Ryan Lavarnway To Triple-A Pawtucket

Boston Red Sox Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington announced a pair of roster moves on Friday. The club has optioned catcher Ryan Lavarnway and left-handed pitcher Drake Britton to the Pawtucket Red Sox, the team’s Triple-A affiliate. Boston has 30 players in big league camp following the Britton and Lavarnway moves. That includes 25 active players from the...
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22 days ago  |  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...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lavarnway's Hot Spring Has Him On The Block

Ryan Lavarnway is having a pretty good spring (.346)—and it will probably land him with another ballclub. CSNNE's Sean McAdam reports that the Red Sox are actively shopping the 26-year old backstop. Lavarnway has gotten some playing time at first base and DH in Grapefruit action, so his versatility is clearly being highlighted to other clubs by The Carmine Hose. Despite the...
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March 18, 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...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway on the Block for the Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox were the 2013 World Series Champions and their depth in the minor leagues is showing they have no signs in slowing down. Today according to CSNNE.com Sean McAdam, reserve/minor league Ryan Lavarnway is on the block. The Red Sox have informed other teams that he is indeed available. This offseason the […]
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway: Playing First Base With Red Sox ‘An Exciting New Challenge’

Although Ryan Lavarnway still considers himself a catcher first, the 26-year-old is open-minded about playing first base during Boston Red Sox spring training. Lavarnway told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford on a podcast that he spoke to Red Sox manager John Farrell in the last week, and that he’s prepared to give first base a whirl down in Fort Myers. “We’€™re going to give it...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Scratch Pad: Lavarnway Cut, Red Sox Revenue

USA TODAY Sports To start off, Forbes ranks the Red Sox as the 3rd most valuable MLB franchises at $1.31 billion. That’s only behind the New York Yankees ($2.32 billion) and the Los Angeles Dodgers ($1.615 billion). Also, according to Forbes, the Red Sox had $336 million in revenue and an operating income of $23.9 million. Also, the Red Sox have an Opening Day starter, and his...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...Where Lavarnway may be heading back to Pawtucket

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. "Right now, our expectation is (carrying) Salty and Ross. They're the two proven guys," GM Ben Cherington said earlier today. "We think Salty and Ross complement each other well, and...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Starting at Catcher for Red Sox As They Open Four-Game Set With Twins

Ryan Lavarnway will make his return to the big leagues on Thursday night, and he'll do so as the Red Sox' starting catcher. Lavarnway, who was called up on Wednesday after Daniel Nava was placed on the disabled list, is penciled in as the starting catcher and hitting sixth for the Red Sox in their first of four games with the Minnesota Twins. Lavarnway made his major league...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Lavarnway ranks 8th among catcher prospects

Ryan Lavarnway joins Xander Bogaerts in a group of top 10's.Both have made the top 10 list of MLB prospects among their respected positions. Ryan Lavarnway has ranked 8th among catcher prospects in the majors. Who topped the list? Former Yankees prospect and current Mariners minor-league catcher, Jesus Montero. It's not like the Yankees needed a catcher anyway, with all...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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