// Ryan Hanigan

Christian Vazquez Undergoes Successful Tommy John Surgery

Christian Vazquez’s 2015 season ended Wednesday with the announcement that he would undergo Tommy John surgery. Thursday night, journalist and broadcaster Rob Bradford tweeted that the surgery conducted on the catcher’s elbow by Dr. James Andrews was successful. Veteran catcher Ryan Hanigan will be the primary catcher for the Boston Red Sox and the newly […]

Christian Vazquez Seeks Second Opinion on Throwing Arm

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez will seek a second opinion this week on the elbow of his throwing arm after it was announced Friday that he was experiencing soreness. Last week he had an MRI and something came up, but nothing further was said about the initial imaging. Manager John Farrell stated to reporters that […]

Red Sox 2015 Preview: Vazquez, Hanigan, Swihart

At the position of catcher, the Boston Red Sox have a combination of youth and experience in Christian Vazquez, Ryan Hanigan and top prospect Blake Swihart. Vazquez proved dependable behind the plate last year. Dan Shaughnessy reported in a Boston Globe article last week about the growth and impact he had last season, specifically quickly […]

Ranking the AL East: Catchers

We’re inching ever closer to Opening Day as games have begun in Spring Training! As our ranking series goes on, this week focuses on catchers. The Yankees’ acquisition received a lot of love, but there are some other impact catchers in the AL East as well. 1. Brian McCann, New York Yankees: He has hit at […]