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SANDY LEON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Sandy Leon Surprised A-Rod Had Green Light On Home Run

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez’s 660th home run also marked his first home run in one respect. Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list with No. 660 on Friday as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 at Fenway Park. The blast, which put the Yankees in front...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nava, Craig And Leon In Tonight's Sox Lineup

The Red Sox will try to erase last night's ugly loss by sending out a slightly different cast of characters. Here is today's lineup: Mookie Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Mike Napoli 1B, Daniel Nava RF, Allen Craig LF , Xander Bogaerts SS, and Sandy Leon C. Clay Buchholz will take to the hill for Boston.
Via FenwayNation
April 23, 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

Edward Mujica is Your Closer, Sandy Leon is Your Catcher, I am Your Bartender

The story on Christian Vazquez got a little bit bleaker today, with the Red Sox putting their strapping young catcher on the 60-day DL. To fill the void, the Sox picked up Sandy Leon from the Nationals, a catcher so good, John Travolta once sang about him. That’s a bit of sad news, as I liked watching Vazquez play and his increasing comfort behind the plate raised my hopes for...
Via Surviving Grady
March 30, 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 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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