Blake Swihart Doing Just Fine Since Jumping Into Deep End With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox had no choice but to throw Blake Swihart directly into the deep end after both Christian Vazquez and Ryan Hanigan went down with injuries. The rookie catcher has kept his head above water from the start, but there’s now a little less splashing, a little less gasping for air and a little more ground being...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan, Christian Vazquez Easing Blake Swihart’s Jump To Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Blake Swihart has no shortage of brains to pick. Even though Christian Vazquez is out for the season following Tommy John surgery and Ryan Hanigan is out until after the All-Star break following right hand surgery, both catchers continue to be valuable resources for the Boston Red Sox as Swihart transitions into his new role...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Swihart Gets the Call in Boston

After taking a pitch on the hand Friday night, the Red Sox placed Ryan Hanigan on the DL with a broken finger. Hand injuries are always tricky for hitters, and this one appears to be rather serious, as it will require surgery. According to Red Sox skipper John Farrell, Hanigan’s recovery time will be “lengthy,” and he won’t […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s Marlins Release No Reason For Red Sox Reunion

This embed is invalid" /> Sometimes, if you poke around a yard sale long enough, you’ll come away with something good. Other times, you’ll buy something that’s cool in theory but really only ticks off your wife in the end. The case of Jarrod Saltalamacchia is no different. Yes, the Red Sox probably could use a veteran catcher, or should at least...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Claim Third Baseman Off Waivers

The operative question of the day is: 'Why?'. The Red Sox claimed 27-year old third baseman Luis Jimenez off waivers from the Brewers. Jimenez had been hitting .067 in limited action this year. Jimenez replaced Ryan Hanigan on the roster—but wouldn't a pitcher be a better choice than a re-tread infielder? Does this portend a trade of some sort? Stay tuned.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Move Ryan Hanigan To 60-Day DL, Claim Luis Jimenez Off Waivers

Ryan Hanigan officially is out for the foreseeable future. The Boston Red Sox announced Sunday that they moved the catcher from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL after he underwent successful surgery on his fractured right hand the day before. Hanigan isn’t expected to return until after the All-Star break. Boston filled Hanigan’s spot on the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanigan Has Surgery, Out Until All-Star Break

Andover High School's Ryan Hanigan will have to wait awhile to play again for his hometown team. The 34-year old catcher had surgery today to insert pins into the knuckle of his right pinky finger—fractured on Friday night. The prognosis is that he will be out until at least through the All-Star Break. Said Manager John Farrell, "We don’t anticipate losing Ryan Hanigan for the...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan Undergoes Surgery, Likely Out Until After All-Star Break

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Ryan Hanigan wasted no time in going under the knife. Hanigan, who fractured his right hand in Friday’s loss to the New York Yankees at Fenway Park, underwent successful surgery Saturday, according to the Boston Red Sox. There’s still no timetable for Hanigan’s return, but Red Sox manager John Farrell said...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan Not Expected To Miss Red Sox’s Entire Season With Injury

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The bad news for the Red Sox is that catcher Ryan Hanigan will miss a large chunk of time due to a fractured right hand. The good news is that Hanigan’s injury isn’t expected to cost him the entire season, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. Hanigan was placed on the 15-day disabled list before Saturday’s...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Swi-Hearts Blake

Call the Sons of Sam Horn! Get Matt Damon on the line! Someone tweet @RemDawg! Unfreeze Ted the Head! Avengers Assemble! The Red Sox are set to promote their next top super-prospect, Blake Swihart, today to serve as the primary catcher while Ryan Hanigan is on the shelf. If the legends spoke of in ancient Fenway lore are true, he could be the one who will bring balance back to...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox place C Hanigan on DL with fractured right pinkie

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox have placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day DL after he fractured his right pinkie in Friday's loss to the New York Yankees. To take his place on the roster, the club promoted top catching prospect Blake Swihart from Triple-A Pawtucket. Swihart is in the starting lineup, catching and batting ninth. The 34-year old Hanigan hit .222 with one homer and five...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Swihart’s Time Is Now For Red Sox After Ryan Hanigan Injury (Video)

The Boston Red Sox entered the 2015 season with plenty of catching depth. Now, it might be up to a young prospect to shoulder the load. Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan left Friday night’s game against the New York Yankees with a fractured finger and is expected to miss significant time. After the game, several reports surfaced that Boston would call up 23-year-old catcher Blake Swihart...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Yanks Mark Teixeira, Sox Ryan Hanigan get hit in hands by one pitch

Yankees batter Mark Teixeira, Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan....hit in the hands...by the same pitch.Hanigan will need surgery on his knuckle and is out for a while. [Twitter]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Boston Red Sox to call up top prospect Blake Swihart

Blake Swihart gets the call to Boston. (Photo/USA TODAY Sports)The Boston Red Sox have had to have their hand forced to call up top catching prospect Blake Swihart from Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox, according to reports. The decision was made after it was determined Ryan Hanigan would miss a significant amount of time due to injury. Calling up their top catching prospect before he...
Via Mill City Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Blake Swihart To Join Red Sox Following Ryan Hanigan’s Injury

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The door is open for Blake Swihart. Swihart, who is considered the top catching prospect in Major League Baseball, will be called up from Triple-A Pawtucket and join the Boston Red Sox before Saturday’s game against the New York Yankees, according to multiple reports. Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan fractured a finger...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan Fractures Finger, Will Miss Substantial Time With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — First, Christian Vazquez. Now, Ryan Hanigan. Hanigan, who became Boston’s starting catcher after Vazquez underwent Tommy John surgery toward the end of spring training, is expected to miss significant time after fracturing a finger on his throwing hand in Friday’s 3-2 loss to the New York Yankees at Fenway Park...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan to miss substantial time

Ryan Hanigan suffers injury and will miss time. (Photo/USA TODAY Sports)The Boston Red Sox were dealt with a huge blow on Friday night and find themselves looking for catcher for the second time during the early part of the 2014 season. Ryan Hanigan suffered a displaced fracture to his finger on Friday night and will require surgery, according to Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe...
Via Mill City Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Ryan Hanigan leaves game hurt; Swihardt to be called up

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing Writer Ryan Hanigan exited tonight's 3-2 loss to the Yankees with a right hand injury. He left the game after an 0-2 Tommy Layne fastball hit Mark Teixeira in the hand and deflected off and hit Hanigan's right hand. After the game, John Farrell went on to say Hanigan will be out a substantial period of time.Hanigan has been hit with numerous...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Napoli Is Back In Red Sox Lineup Tonight

Here is tonight's Red Sox lineup: Mookie Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez LF, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Mike Napoli 1B, Brock Holt RF, Xander Bogaerts SS, Ryan Hanigan C. Rick Porcello will start for Boston.
Via FenwayNation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Player Bats Feature Cool, Personalized Decals On Knobs (Photo)

This embed is invalid" /> Some Boston Red Sox players have added flavor to their lumber. The Boston Globe’s Pete Abraham recently scoped out some bats used by the Sox and discovered some interesting personalized decals. The days of simply inscribing a number on the knob are long gone. A little behind-the-scenes on the #RedSox beat: How the players...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Miley, Ryan Hanigan Lead Red Sox to 1-0 Win Over Rays

Who says the Boston Red Sox don't have quality pitching?
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Napoli And Bogaerts Sit Out Tonight's Game

The Red Sox open their three-game set against Tampa tonight with the following lineup: Mookie Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez LF, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Daniel Nava 1B, Shane Victorino RF, Brock Holt SS, Ryan Hanigan C. Lefty Wade Miley takes the hill for Boston—opposed by Tampa's RHP Chris Archer. Ramirez returns to the lineup after exiting yesterday...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan Runs Around Red Sox Coach Brian Butterfield To Score (GIF)

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Brian Butterfield’s energy really is contagious. Just ask catcher Ryan Hanigan. Butterfield, a well-respected third base coach and infield instructor for the Boston Red Sox, dished out quite the windmill Monday after Dustin Pedroia lined a ball into the left field corner in the sixth inning against the Baltimore...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan: Joe Kelly’s Pitch Count A Factor For Red Sox Vs. Orioles (Video)

Joe Kelly needed just 93 pitches to breeze through seven innings in his 2015 debut. His second outing was a different story. The Boston Red Sox pitcher lasted 5 2/3 innings Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles before being pulled in the sixth for reliever Edward Mujica. Kelly gave up two runs on four hits, two walks and three strikeouts and threw a total of 118 pitches. Kelly...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Hanigan's Nephew Catches Papi HR Ball

Hanigan ('98) On Base For Andover High (Eagle-Tribune)Andover, Massachusetts native Ryan Hanigan is now playing for his hometown team. One of the benefits is that his family and friends have a shorter trip to see him play. Hanigan's nephew, Tanner O'Sullivan (also of Andover) was in the Monster Seats yesterday when David Ortiz launched a home run ball his way. Of course, he caught...
Via FenwayNation
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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