Red Sox call up C Ryan Lavarnway, send P Alex Wilson to Pawtucket

May 26, 2014 - 6:39 am
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The Red Sox on Monday called up catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket in advance of their series against the Braves. Right-handed reliever Alex Wilson was sent to Pawtucket to clear room on the roster. Lavarnway has appeared in 44 games for the PawSox this season, batting .265/.357/.346 with two home runs and 11 RBIs. He saw 25 games in the majors for the Red Sox last season, hitting .299/.329/.429 with one home run and 14 RBIs. He also had brief stints with the major league squad in 2012 and '11. Wilson pitched a scoreless sixth inning -- allowing just a walk -- in Sunday's 8-5 loss to the Rays, his only major league appearance this season. He previously appeared in 18 games for the PawSox, posting a 1-0 record, 1.42 ERA and 1.263 WHIP. Wilson saw action in 26 games for the Red Sox last season, posting a 1-2 record with a 4.88 ERA and 1.735 WHIP in 27 2/3 innings.