Travis Lakins

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Amin Touri
July 29, 2019 - 7:30 am
Continuing his transition to a new role as a reliever, Tanner Houck hit his first real bump in the road with Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday, getting roughed up to the tune of five hits and two earned runs in an inning and a third of work. Houck hadn't allowed a run in his first four appearances out...
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Amin Touri
June 21, 2019 - 7:30 am
Tyler Thornburg’s rehab assignment in Pawtucket has been a bit of a trainwreck, and Thursday’s appearance was a low point. The veteran reliever only threw two thirds of an inning against the Durham Bulls, but allowed three hits — including two homers — and four earned runs as his ERA in the minors...
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Rob Bradford
May 29, 2019 - 9:42 am
Travis Lakins has just started introducing himself to Boston sports fans. His familiarity with Boston's chief basketball coach, however, dates back to seven years ago. As it turns out, Brad Stevens wanted Lakins on his team well before the Red Sox ever came into the picture. Along with his baseball...
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Rob Bradford
May 23, 2019 - 11:54 am
TORONTO -- The quest to find out if Tyler Thornburg can actually be a productive member of the Red Sox' bullpen has been put on the hold. The reliever was placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday morning with a right hip impingement. He was replaced on the 25-man roster by Travis Lakins. "Before...
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Red Sox reliever Travis Lakins
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Nick Friar
April 23, 2019 - 5:22 pm
In addition to adding Darwinzon Hernandez to the Major League club as the 26th man for Game 2 of the Red Sox doubleheader against the Tigers on Tuesday, Boston has promoted right-handed reliever Travis Lakins from Triple-A Pawtucket. Bobby Poyner has been sent down to Triple-A as the corresponding...
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Red Sox prospect Michael Chavis
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Nick Friar
April 15, 2019 - 8:21 am
Michael Chavis made some noise at the plate over the weekend, ending his six-game hitless streak where he went 0-for-19. The Red Sox infield prospect had a pair of multi-hit games, going 3-for-4 on Saturday and 2-for-4 on Sunday against the Syracuse Mets. Chavis also homered in each game and had a...
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John Tomase
March 02, 2019 - 11:44 am
The Red Sox announced one-year deals with 17 players on Saturday, including postseason heroes Andrew Benintendi, Ryan Brasier, and Rafael Devers. With the agreements in place for these pre-arbitration players, all players on the big league roster are now under contract for 2019. Here's the full...
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Rob Bradford
September 09, 2018 - 8:30 pm
Throughout August both Durbin Feltman and Travis Lakins were surfaced by some as minor league relief pitchers who might be called upon to help the Red Sox in the final month of the regular season and possibly beyond. Yet the Sept. 1 roster expansion came and went without either player being...
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Portland Sea Dogs
Vincent Gallo
August 01, 2018 - 1:31 pm
After prospects Ty Buttrey and Williams Jerez were traded for second baseman Ian Kinsler on Monday, the Red Sox were left to sort out a few minor league roster spots. Here’s a recap of a few promotions and additional news from the farm system over the last few days. -- The Red Sox promoted pitchers...
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Portland Sea Dogs
Vincent Gallo
July 10, 2018 - 11:15 pm
It’s been three seasons since Sea Dogs pitching coach Paul Abbott began working with Travis Lakins. Upon meeting the then 20-year-old righty, it was clear to him that the pitcher drafted out of Ohio State had the presence of will to improve. Abbott still shows a voice inflection of astonishment...
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