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SANDY LEON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Red Sox Activate Blake Swihart, Designate Leon

(Exclusive FenwayNation Photo)The Red Sox have activated rookie catcher Blake Swihart from the disabled list and designated fellow backstop Sandy Leon for assignment. Swihart had been sidelined for the last twelve games with a bruised foot. Leon was picked up via trade during Spring Training from the Washington Nationals. Leon hit just .180 in 33 games, but served as the 'personal...
Via FenwayNation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Time is Running Out for the Red Sox to Make a Run

Boston Red Sox’s Sandy Leon, left, signals to the dugout beside Clay Buchholz during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Boston, Friday, July 10, 2015. Manager John Farrell came to the mound and Buchholz left the game. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) The Boston Red Sox sit in last place in the AL East at 42-47, 6.5 games behind the first place New York...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sandy Leon Told Clay Buchholz ‘You’ve Got To Be Smart’ After Injury (Video)

The Boston Red Sox were dealt a serious scare Friday night when elbow tightness forced pitcher Clay Buchholz to leave his start against the New York Yankees during the fourth inning. Catcher Sandy Leon was the one who signaled to the Red Sox’s dugout after chatting with Buchholz on the mound, and Leon told reporters after the game that he advised the right-hander to play it...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Swihart, Sandy Leon Thriving Behind The Plate For Red Sox (Video)

The list of bumps along the road for the 2015 Boston Red Sox is long, but having two youngsters behind the plate isn’t one of them. Sox manager John Farrell praised his two young catchers before Thursday’s game against the Texas Rangers. Despite being thrown into the fire, Farrell thinks Blake Swihart, 23, and Sandy Leon, 26, have been everything the...
Via NESN.com
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sandy Leon Thrown Into Deep End Upon Joining Red Sox Catching Picture

This embed is invalid" /> It’s sink or swim for Sandy Leon. The Boston Red Sox acquired Leon from the Washington Nationals on Monday upon placing catcher Christian Vazquez on the 60-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain. Leon is the frontrunner to crack Boston’s Opening Day roster as the backup catcher, but the 26-year-old, who made his spring...
Via NESN.com
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox place Vazquez on the 60-day DL; trade for Sandy Leon

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing Writer The Red Sox were active on Monday acquiring catcher Sandy Leon from the Washington Nationals for cash considerations. To make room for Leon on the 40 man roster, Christian Vazquez was placed on the 60-day DL with a right elbow sprain. Vazquez, who will visit Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday, will be lost for a good portion of the year.Sandy...
Via RedSoxLife
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox get C Sandy Leon from Nats for cash considerations

WASHINGTON (AP) Catcher Sandy Leon has been traded to the Boston Red Sox by the Washington Nationals for cash considerations. The deal was announced Monday. Leon was the third catcher on Washington's depth chart, behind starter Wilson Ramos and main backup Jose Lobaton. In 34 major league games with the Nationals over the past three seasons, Leon hit .189 with three doubles, one...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire Catcher Sandy Leon From Nats

The Red Sox moved quickly to deal with the likely loss of Christian Vazquez by trading for Sandy Leon from the Washington Nationals. Leon, 26, is known as a defensive specialist—similar to Vazquez. Leon is reportedly on his way to Fort Myers today and will likely share catching duties with Andover's Ryan Hanigan. What this also suggests is that the organization believes that Blake...
Via FenwayNation
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire Catcher Sandy Leon From Nationals In Exchange For Cash

The Boston Red Sox added some catching depth Monday morning. The Red Sox acquired catcher Sandy Leon from the Washington Nationals in exchange for cash. The club also placed catcher Christian Vazquez on the 60-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain, which ultimately is what precipitated the Leon acquisition. Leon will be assigned to Boston’s major-league camp and is expected...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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