Jonathan Herrera

Jonathan Herrera
November 03, 2014 - 11:21 am
The Red Sox parted with a pair of utility depth options on Monday, as Carlos Rivero was claimed on waivers by the Mariners and Jonathan Herrera (who finished the year on the disabled list due to surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow) was outrighted off the 40-man roster, a move that will make...
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July 07, 2014 - 3:57 pm
Just two days after hitting a game-winning bloop single, Jonathan Herrera was optioned to Pawtucket to make room for Mike Carp , who comes off the disabled list after a broken foot sidelined him for a month. Carp has been on a rehab assignment with the PawSox. During his time in Triple-A, Carp went...
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July 05, 2014 - 1:51 pm
Even on days when Jonathan Herrera isn't starting -- which have been a lot of games in 2014 -- the utility infielder has a specific routine that he goes through during every single game to get ready should the situation summon his abilities. For the first couple of innings, Herrera sits in the...
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Ryan Hannable
July 05, 2014 - 11:51 am
After being swept at home in a three-game series by the Cubs and being tied with the Orioles in the ninth inning following another strong start from Jon Lester , the Red Sox needed a clutch hit to end the skid. That hit came from one of the unlikeliest players -- Jonathan Herrera . His pinch-hit,...
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July 03, 2014 - 9:28 pm
While baseball may be America's Pastime, Major League Baseball is certainly an international league . At the beginning of the 2014, 224 players -- 26.3 percent of MLB rosters -- were born outside the United States. The Dominican Republic led the way with 83 players while Venezuela was second with...
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June 01, 2014 - 4:21 am
Brock Holt and Jonathan Herrera currently represent a redundancy on the Red Sox roster. Both are infielders who can play multiple positions, with an emphasis on the middle infield. Herrera beat out Holt during spring training for the right to ride the bench in the majors and fill in at shortstop,...
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April 06, 2014 - 11:21 am
With Will Middlebrooks on the disabled list, the Red Sox elected to call up Brock Holt -- who likely will serve as a utility backup man, with Jonathan Herrera assuming primary duties at third base -- from Triple-A Pawtucket. In a vacuum, the decision makes sense. The Sox need a versatile infielder...
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Mike Petraglia
April 06, 2014 - 7:40 am
After feeling a twinge in his lower right leg during pre-game sprints Saturday night, Will Middlebrooks was diagnosed Sunday with a Grade 1 strain of his right calf and immediately placed on the 15-day disabled list. The third baseman underwent an MRI Sunday morning that revealed the nature of the...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2014 - 12:54 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Jonathan Herrera will be the Red Sox utility infielder to start the 2014 season. In a move that was expected, the Red Sox optioned infielder Brock Holt and pitcher Rubby De La Rosa to their minor league camp Thursday while reassigning infielder Brandon Snyder , who was in camp...
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Mike Petraglia
February 27, 2014 - 6:30 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox are making no apologies for playing it safe with some of their aging veterans as they enter camp as World Series champs. Manager John Farrell announced Thursday before the team's college doubleheader with Northeastern and Boston College that Shane Victorino is easing...
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