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Rob Bradford
May 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
Christian Vazquez has his goals, as he articulated once again Wednesday night. "I want to be in the Top 5 catchers in the league," he told WEEI.com, "and we’re working on that." He certainly is. The guy who wasn't even necessarily deemed a lock-down starter at the start of this season has emerged...
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Ryan Hannable
May 12, 2019 - 4:29 pm
It’s safe to say the Red Sox have turned things around following their rough start to the year. Following Sunday’s 11-2 win over the Mariners, the team is now three games over .500 and quickly back in the mix at the top of the AL East standings. ( Click here for a complete game recap. ) The offense...
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Rob Bradford
April 23, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Christian Vazquez only got one start at designated hitter in the entire 2018 season. That came on June 7 against Detroit pitcher Matthew Boyd. It was the kind of lineup luxury afforded Red Sox manager Alex Cora for much of the season because he was carrying three catchers, with the presence of...
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Rob Bradford
April 22, 2019 - 8:13 am
When Blake Swihart was designated for assignment we were distracted from what really mattered. The first focus immediately shifted on Swihart, the former first-round pick who many believed simply wasn't given the kind of chance he deserved. Then there was the conversation regarding Sandy Leon,...
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Rob Bradford
April 21, 2019 - 7:21 am
This Red Sox season has had a very distinct feel. It's that vibe you get when waking up to face another day is simply about punching the clock and hoping that Groundhog Day fog will lift. They won the World Series and now, six months later, they are seemingly trudging through life with very little...
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Ryan Hannable
April 15, 2019 - 10:17 am
Monday is a whacky day at Fenway Park with the 11 a.m. start for the annual Marathon Monday game and also because of the Red Sox lineup. A change has Christian Vazquez playing second base and Steve Pearce playing left field. Dustin Pedroia originally was at second base, but the change now has him...
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Lucy Burdge
November 26, 2018 - 6:03 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Houston at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Boston at New Orleans, 8 p.m. (NBCSB) NFL: Tennessee at Houston, 8:15 p.m. (...
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Ryan Hannable
October 25, 2018 - 2:09 am
Midway through Wednesday’s Game 2 of the World Series, things weren’t going so well for the Red Sox. They found themselves trailing 2-1, and going into the bottom of the fifth inning, Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu was starting to find a groove, retiring seven straight batters before the Red Sox...
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John Tomase
September 19, 2018 - 4:51 pm
Making his weekly appearance on OMF on Wednesday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora said he'll likely carry three catchers in the postseason. In Sandy Leon, Christian Vazquez, and Blake Swihart, the Red Sox lack a clear full-time catcher, which could necessitate mixing and matching all three. Leon is an...
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