Dan Butler

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Rob Bradford
November 27, 2018 - 3:28 pm
Dan Butler is being forced to adjust things a bit. For instance, there is some home security he may have to rethink thanks to a forthcoming World Series ring. "I’m not a safe guy. I have one but I just don’t have anything in it," said the former Red Sox catcher, whose most prized baseball...
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John Tomase
August 14, 2018 - 3:25 pm
The Red Sox on Tuesday activated catcher/utilityman Blake Swihart from the 10-day disabled list and designated catcher Dan Butler for assignment. Swihart has been sidelined since Aug. 2 with a right hamstring strain. The 26-year-old was in the midst of an outstanding stretch before getting injured...
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Olivia Healy
July 18, 2017 - 9:17 am
Here is what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Monday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (49-44): W, 9-8 vs. Toledo —Dan Butler hit two home runs to spark a PawSox comeback as they were down by eight runs after the first inning. Butler went 3-for-3 with five RBIs to raise his average to .298. —Rafael...
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Nick Neville
July 14, 2017 - 9:32 am
Here is what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (45-44): W, 5-0 at Syracuse -- Brian Johnson pitched a gem for the PawSox in their first game after the All-Star break. The lefty threw seven shutout innings, allowed only three hits, struck out two and lowered...
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Blake Swihart was optioned on Monday. (Nick Turchiaro/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
March 27, 2017 - 4:45 am
Opening Day is one week away and the Red Sox are trimming their roster. On Monday morning, the team optioned catcher Blake Swihart and shortstop Deven Marrero to Triple-A Pawtucket. Also, the Sox sent catcher Dan Butler and first baseman Sam Travis to minor league camp. Swihart is the biggest name...
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Justin Haley
August 31, 2016 - 11:10 am
Here's a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Tuesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (71-65): L, 2-0, at Lehigh Valley (Phillies) -- Justin Haley was dealt the loss despite limiting Lehigh Valley to two runs on six hits through 5 2/3 innings. He fanned six and walked just two. The 25-year-...
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Dan Butler
August 28, 2016 - 3:39 am
Here's a look a the action in the Red Sox farm system on Saturday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (69-64): L, 7-2, at Syracuse (Nationals) -- Catcher Dan Butler had half of his team's hits, going 4-for-4 with a double. The 29-year-old bumped his average 16 points to .305 in 43 games with the PawSox...
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Brian Johnson
July 25, 2016 - 5:53 am
Here's a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system Sunday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (51-51): L, 5-2, at Columbus (Indians) -- Making his first start for the PawSox since May 14, Brian Johnson took the loss, allowing four runs on six hits in just three innings. His control wasn't great, as he...
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Tim Roberson
July 01, 2016 - 7:06 am
Here's a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (42-39): W, 6-4, vs. Columbus (Indians) -- Catcher Dan Butler went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the PawSox attack. Butler, who smacked a three-run home run in the third inning to put...
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Dan Butler
Rob Bradford
January 07, 2015 - 6:12 am
In the end, Drake Britton's potential was too good to part ways with quite yet. The Red Sox designated catcher Dan Butler for assignment to clear up room on the 40-man roster for newly signed Craig Breslow . The decision always appeared like it would come down to either Butler or Britton. The case...
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