Vazquez is not in the lineup Sunday against the Braves, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports. Vazquez went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double and four RBI in what was his final start of the season Saturday. He'll likely finish 2020 with a .283/.344/.457 slash line, seven homers and four stolen bases in 47 games. Kevin Plawecki takes over behind the plate in the season finale.
Vazquez went 3-for-5 with a grand slam in Saturday's 8-2 win over Atlanta. Vazquez sent a pitch from Atlanta reliever Grant Dayton into the left-field seats to finish an eight-run rally by the Red Sox in the second inning. Vazquez also had a double in the contest. The catcher is slashing .283/.344/.457 with seven homers, 23 RBI, 22 runs scored and four stolen bases in 47 games this year.
Vazquez is not starting Friday against Atlanta. Vazquez has a strong .327/.400/.510 slash line over his last 12 games but sits for the second time in three days. Kevin Plawecki gets the nod behind the plate.
Vazquez is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Orioles. Vazquez hits the bench despite homering Tuesday. Kevin Plawecki takes over behind the plate in his absence.
Vazquez went 1-for-5 with a three-run home run and an additional run scored in Tuesday's win over Baltimore. Vazquez made the most of his lone hit, blasting a fastball from reliever Evan Phillips straight into left center field. It was Vazquez's sixth homer of the season and eventually iced the game for Boston. This homer pushed Vazquez's hitting streak to three games. The backstop has been one of Boston's most reliable hitters of late -- he has hit safely in seven of the team's last 10 games with a .292 average (12-for-41) in that span.