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Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox officially agree to contract

  It’s official: The Panda is in Boston.   The Red Sox announced Tuesday that third baseman Pablo Sandoval officially agreed to a five-year contract with the team. The deal also includes a club option for 2020. The Red Sox designated catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway for assignment to make roster room. Sandoval, 28, spent his first seven seasons with the San Francisco...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Make Panda Deal Official, Will Be #48

The Red Sox made it official just before a 1PM news conference—stating they had signed Pablo Sandoval to a five-year contract. The release also noted that there is a team option in the contract for a sixth year. To make room on the 40-man roster, the team designated catcher Ryan Lavarnway for assignment. The Panda—sure to be a fan favorite at Fenway Park—will play third base...
Via FenwayNation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pawtucket Red Sox 2014 Breakdown: Evaluating Boston’s Triple-A Squad

The Pawtucket Red Sox tasted championship success in 2014. The PawSox won their second Governors’ Cup in three seasons, highlighting the talent that continues to filter through the Boston Red Sox’s Triple-A affiliate. Several players even jumped to the majors and could factor into Boston’s 2015 plans. Triple-A is interesting because September call-ups often create a depleted...
Via NESN.com
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Reasons to continue watching the 2014 Red Sox

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterAfter beating the the O's one last time for this season, the Red Sox currently hold a 68-88 record. Since the Bobby Valentine season ended with a 69-93 record, it seems very unlikely that this year the Red Sox will end with a worse record. After all, the 2014 squad did better that the 2012 Red Sox. Since the Red Sox are not making it to the playoffs...
Via RedSoxLife
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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.
Via FenwayNation
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via RedSoxLife
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Carp Becomes Eighth DL'd Red Sox Player

Before Sunday, the Red Sox had the following players on the disabled list: Mike Napoli, Shane Victorino, Clay Buchholz, Felix Doubront, Will Middlebrooks, Steven Wright and Ryan Lavarnway. Now, we can add Mike Carp to the list—who has a fractured right foot. A Sunday CAT Scan (oddly not called a 'fluoroscope' by John Farrell) showed the break—which Carp suffered on Tuesday...
Via FenwayNation
June 02, 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Afternoon Red Sox Delight – 5/30/14

After sweeping four games from the Atlanta Braves, the Boston Red Sox will welcome their AL East foes the Tampa Bay Rays to Fenway Park tonight for the first game of a three-game set. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Rays television market, you can catch the game on Sun Sports.  And if...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Hassan Gets His Call-Up To "The Show"

Alex HassanIf you grew up in Milton, Massachusetts and attended BC High, chances are you dreamed of playing at Fenway Park for the Red Sox. That dream may—as early as tonight—become a reality for Milton's Alex Hassan. The Red Sox called up Hassan from AAA Pawtucket to replace Ryan Lavarnway (who has gone on the DL). Hassan has been on the 40-man roster, but has never actually...
Via FenwayNation
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Red Sox Misery – 5/26/14

After being swept for the third consecutive time in Tampa, the Boston Red Sox make the trip up I-75 for the first game of a two-game set with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta, GA this afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Braves television market, you can catch the game...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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