Red Sox Recall Rusney Castillo, Five Others From Triple-A Pawtucket

The Boston Red Sox on Wednesday recalled six players from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo was among those called up before Wednesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. Outfielder Bryce Brentz, third baseman Garin Cecchini, catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway, left-handed pitcher Edwin Escobar and right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree also joined...
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Red Sox Recall Six Today From AAA Pawtucket

The Red Sox recalled six players today from AAA Pawtucket. The six are: OF Rusney Castillo, OF Bryce Brentz, C Ryan Lavarnway, 3B Garin Cecchini, P Heath Hembree and P Edwin Escobar.
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Rusney Castillo Shines As Pawtucket Red Sox Seize Governors’ Cup Title

The Pawtucket Red Sox are one step closer to building a dynasty. The PawSox won their second International League championship in three years Saturday by defeating the Durham Bulls 4-1 in Game 5 of the teams’ Governors’ Cup finals series. The title further shows the strength of the Boston Red Sox’s farm system despite a difficult season for the major league club. Rusney Castillo...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Ryan Lavarnway activated and optioned to Pawtucket

The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox entered Thursday night's game with a record of 54-65, last in the American League East. The team has been hampered by an offense that is 27th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. On the injury front, backup catcher Ryan Lavarnway, who has been on the 60-day DL, has been activated and optioned to Triple-A. #478283179 / gettyimages...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Ryan Lavarnway resumes rehab

Red Sox catcher-turned-first baseman Ryan Lavarnway went 3 for 5 with a double and 2 RBI for Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday, as he rehabs from right hand (hamate) surgery performed on June 3. Lavarnway missed three games with a sore left hand, according to Chris Hatfield of SoxProspects.com.Some wondered abt Lavarnway being activated w/ Ross to DL. @PawSox game notes point out...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Ryan Lavarnway starts rehab

The Boston Red Sox hammered the Toronto Blue Jays Monday night by the score of 14-1. At 25th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the 14-run explosion was a great thing to see for the Red Sox. The win improved the Red Sox to 47-52, seven games out in the American League East. On the injury front, backup catcher Ryan Lavarnway continued his rehab assignment at Double-A Portland...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Say it ain't so... Xander Bogaerts to Astros

You gonna trade me to who?Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Scary thought isn't it?What about losing Ryan Lavarnway, Deven Marrero, Jackie Bradley Jr., Allen Webster, or Garin Cecchini?To the Houston Astros no less.For who you ask?Bud Norris, a 220 pound, right-handed pitcher that was being shopped for talent it seems by the Astros since mid-2013.Here is a unique look behind...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Ryan Lavarnway, Steven Wright

Red Sox catcher-turned-first baseman Ryan Lavarnway,  on the 15-day DL since breaking his wrist May 29, was transferred to the 60-day DL in order to make room on the 40-man roster for knuckleballer Steven Wright, who was activated from the 60-day DL and immediately optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket, according to Sam Galanis of NESN.com. Wright had been on the DL all season recovering...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Option Pitcher Steven Wright To Pawtucket, Send Ryan Lavarnway to 60-Day DL

Ryan Lavarnway made his major league debut at first base on May 29 after switching from catcher, but he won’t get to do it again any time soon. The Boston Red Sox announced Thursday that they transferred Lavarnway from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list with a fractured wrist. Lavarnway sustained the injury during that May 29 game against the Atlanta Braves. The move made room...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Shane Victorino, Felix Doubront, Will Middlebrooks, Ryan Lavarnway

The Boston Red Sox have eight players on the disabled list as of June 3, but they are trying to stay close in the American League East until they get healthy. That health has started to show only a little improvement as one starting pitcher will soon begin to work his way back to Fenway Park. Three other players, though, have no timetable. Here are the latest updates on four injured...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway to DL, Team Adds Hassan

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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Ryan Lavarnway placed on DL

Boston Red Sox backup catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway left Thursday night's game with the Atlanta Braves after one at bat with a sore wrist. He had an MRI on Friday, and the results are not good. Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports that Lavarnway has a broken wrist and will need surgery.#RedSox have placed Ryan Lavarnway (left wrist) on the DL and called OF-1B Alex...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox Place Ryan Lavarnway On DL, Call Up Alex Hassan

Boston Red Sox catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday, according to multiple reports. The move came just four games after Lavarnway received his first major league call-up of the season. Lavarnway made his first career start at first base Thursday night against the Atlanta Braves but left the game in the fifth inning after injuring his...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Ryan Lavarnway (wrist) exits game

Red Sox catcher-turned-first baseman Ryan Lavarnway is scheduled for an MRI today on his left wrist, writes Alex Speier of WEEI.com. During his first at-bat in what would eventually be the Sox 4-3 win against the Atlanta Braves, Lavarnway fouled a ball off his wrist. He stayed in the game until Daniel Nava pinch hit for him in the sixth inning. Lavarnway was called up from Triple...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Makes First Start Of Season As Red Sox Look To Sweep Braves

With a 4-0 win over the Atlanta Braves Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox won their third consecutive game, and they’ll look to extend their season-best winning streak with another victory Thursday night at Fenway Park. After winning both games in Atlanta, Boston will look to sweep the Braves in their four-day, four-game home-and-home series as they send Jake Peavy to the mound...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Ryan Lavarnway Evens Out Left-Handers On Sox’s Roster (Video)

The Boston Red Sox on Monday recalled catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket ahead of the team’s Memorial Day matchup against the Atlanta Braves. The move marks the beginning of Lavarnway’s first major league stint of the 2014 season. Lavarnway is hitting .263 with seven doubles, two home runs and 11 RBI in 44 games with the PawSox. Before Monday’s game, Red Sox manager...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Recall Ryan Lavarnway From Pawtucket, Option Alex Wilson

The Boston Red Sox made a roster move Monday, calling up catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A one day after placing Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list. Reliever Alex Wilson was optioned to Pawtucket to make room on the 25-man roster. This is the first major league call-up of 2014 for Lavarnway, who has seen action with the big club in each of the last three seasons...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Promote Travis Shaw to AAA Pawtucket

With Ryan Lavarnway being promoted, the Pawtucket Red Sox were in dire need of a first baseman.
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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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March 28, 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...
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March 21, 2014  |  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

Ben Cherington: Ryan Lavarnway To Play First Base During Spring Training

Ryan Lavarnway might swap his catcher’s mitt for a first baseman’s mitt this spring training. Lavarnway will play some first base this spring, Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington recently confirmed to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. It’s unclear how much Lavarnway will be used at first base, but it’s an interesting idea given that the 26-year-old currently is...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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