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7 Christian Vazquez C

Boston Red Sox

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
90%78%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
48223.27672664
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018BOS802512452316134141.257.283.207
2019BOS1384826613323723310142.320.477.276

Player Updates

September 29, 2019 11:08 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Returns for season finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (hamstring) is starting behind the plate and batting sixth Sunday against the Orioles, jJen McCaffrey of The Athletic reports.

Vazquez exited Wednesday's contest with left hamstring tightness and didn't start the last three games, but he'll rejoin the starting nine for the season finale. The 29-year-old has enjoyed a quality season with a .274/.319/.477 slash line with 23 homers and 71 RBI in 137 games.

September 28, 2019 10:32 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Still out Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (hamstring) is not in Saturday's lineup against the Orioles.

He went 0-for-1 in a pinch-hit appearance Friday, and is presumably still available in that capacity. It is unclear if he will be able to return to the lineup for the final game of the season Sunday. Sandy Leon is starting at catcher and hitting ninth.

September 27, 2019 08:48 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Remains on bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (hamstring) will sit Friday against Baltimore.

Vazquez left Wednesday's game with hamstring tightness and did not appear in Thursday's contest. It remains to be seen whether he'll make another appearance before the end of the year. Juan Centeno will start behind the plate Friday.

September 26, 2019 11:12 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Out with hamstring tightness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (hamstring) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Rangers.

While he left Wednesday's game with hamstring tightness, Vazquez would have sat this game even if he were healthy, with it being a day game after a night game. It's unclear if he will be able to return this weekend against the Orioles.

September 25, 2019 09:36 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Leaves with hamstring tightness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez made a precautionary exit from Wednesday's game at Texas with left hamstring tightness, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Vazquez hit a two-run homer during the top of the third inning but did not retake the field for the bottom of the frame. The 29-year-old wasn't expected to start Thursday's contest regardless, but he could return for the final series of the season versus the Orioles this weekend.

September 23, 2019 03:40 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Heads to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in the lineup Monday against the Rays, Steve Hewitt of the Boston Herald reports.

Vazquez had started eight straight games, going 10-for-27 (.370) with three home runs and a 7:5 BB:K across that span. Sandy Leon is starting at catcher and hitting ninth against lefty Blake Snell in this one.

September 16, 2019 03:44 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Goes deep twice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs and five RBI in a 6-3 victory against the Phillies on Sunday.

The two long balls ended a drought of 13 straight games without a homer for Vazquez. It was also his first multi-homer game of the season. Vazquez is batting .273 with 21 home runs, 65 RBI, 59 runs and three steals in 451 at-bats this season.

September 12, 2019 03:28 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Retreats to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in the lineup Thursday against the Blue Jays, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.

Vazquez will head to the bench for Thursday's series finale in Toronto after starting the past three games and going 2-for-10 with a pair of strikeouts and a stolen base. In his place, Juan Centeno is starting behind the dish and hitting ninth against righty Clay Buchholz.

September 8, 2019 04:12 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Receives breather Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.

Vazquez will head to the bench after starting the last 19 games -- three of which came at first base -- and posting a .577 OPS in that stretch. Sandy Leon will take over behind the plate and bat eighth Sunday for the Red Sox.

August 28, 2019 02:32 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Blasts 19th home run
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 1-for-5 with a two-run homer in a victory over Colorado on Tuesday.

Vazquez went deep in the fourth inning to notch his 19th home run. The 29-year-old has shown no signs of wearing down despite setting a career high in games played this season, hitting .291 with three long balls, eight doubles and 10 RBI in August. He has started Boston's last 10 games.

August 21, 2019 11:16 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Doubles in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Phillies.

Vazquez continues to outperform his career norms and is batting .309 (17-for-55) during the month of August. It appears the 28-year-old catcher, who entered the season as a .246 career hitter, has taken an evolutionary leap on offense. He's batting .280 while posting career highs in doubles (20), home runs (18), RBI (53) and OPS (.799).

August 13, 2019 03:24 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Gets night off
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez isn't in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Indians.

Vazquez will take a seat after going 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Monday's series opener. Sandy Leon is set to handle the catching duties and will bat eighth in Vazquez's absence.

August 12, 2019 01:00 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Launches 18th homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run Sunday against the Angels.

Vazquez left the yard in the fourth inning, tying the game at 3-3 with a two-run blast. The 28-year-old backstop is slashing .281/.320/.489 with 18 homers and 52 RBI over 101 games this season.

August 9, 2019 11:00 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Takes seat Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in the lineup Thursday against the Angels, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Vazquez has started the past four games and has gone 6-for-15 with a home run and two doubles. He'll give way to Sandy Leon behind the dish for Thursday's series opener with lefty Dillon Peters starting for the opposition.

August 5, 2019 01:40 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Slugs 17th homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in a loss to the Yankees on Sunday.

Vazquez launched a 413-foot homer to left field in the fifth inning to account for Boston's first run of the game. The 28-year-old entered the season with only 10 long balls in 922 career at-bats but has broken out to rank fourth among American League catchers with 17 homers in 330 at-bats this season.

August 3, 2019 11:48 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Out of Saturday's lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Yankees.

He returned from a bruised knee Friday, going 1-for-3 with a strikeout. Sandy Leon will start at catcher and bat ninth.

August 2, 2019 10:16 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Returns from bruised knee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (knee) is starting at catcher and batting eighth Friday versus the Yankees, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Vazquez was held out of Thursday's starting nine due to a bruised knee, but he's good to go after a day of rest. The 28-year-old has a .508 OPS in his last 17 games and will look to break out of the funk against New York.

August 1, 2019 04:52 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Sidelined with bruised knee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in the lineup Thursday due to a bruised knee, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.

Vazquez apparently took a pitch off his knee Wednesday and will miss at least one game as a result. Sandy Leon is starting behind the dish and hitting ninth in his place.

August 1, 2019 02:52 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Gets breather
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in the lineup Thursday against the Rays, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.

Vazquez will head to the bench for Thursday's series finale after starting the previous two games behind the dish and going 1-for-9 with a double and three strikeouts. In his place, Sandy Leon is starting at catcher and hitting ninth.

July 28, 2019 04:28 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Riding pine Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees.

Vazquez will get a well-deserved breather after handling catching duties in each of Boston's previous four games. Sandy Leon will step in behind the plate for the series finale in Boston, catching for Chris Sale.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Baltimore55162 .316 .455 .291
vs Shepherd (Career)000000
vs RHP3208612 .310 .438 .269
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
9/21@TB2000020
9/22@TB5131300
9/23@TB1000000
9/24@TEX3110020
9/25@TEX2211200
9/27BAL1000000
9/29BAL4020100
Two Week Schedule
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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013BOS0000000000 --- --- ---
2014BOS551751542120193300 .308 .309 .240
2015BOS0000000000 --- --- ---
2016BOS571722139112103900 .277 .308 .227
2017BOS993244394532176472 .330 .404 .290
2018BOS802512452316134141 .257 .283 .207
2019BOS1384826613323723310142 .320 .477 .276
Total 42914041693603315292278155 .305 .384 .256
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2014BOSC54503753383254 .987
2016BOSC56494504232523 .996
2017BOS3B2000000 ---
2017BOSC95858497944782 .991
2018BOS3B2000000 ---
2018BOSC75666806502733 .996
2019BOS1B1075548613 .982
2019BOS2B21413011.000
2019BOS3B40101001.000
2019BOSC11910310669947116 .999
Total  408361348032482122022 .994
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2013BOS00000000
2014BOS905443014
2015BOS00000000
2016BOS915300213
2017BOS182131103014
2018BOS1007101415
2019BOS261230330317
Total 724539879643
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2017BOS2612002200 .500 .333 .333
2018BOS123748121800 .237 .324 .216
Total 14435101231000 .283 .326 .233
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008 R-Red Sox2158711100561700 .266 .207 .190
2009R-Gcl Red Sox103651050074700 .366 .417 .278
2009ASX-Lowell2165482029111600 .250 .246 .123
2010AFX-Greenville Drive792703471110332236231 .328 .337 .263
2011AFX-Greenville Drive105392711112731884438411 .358 .505 .283
2012AA-Portland Sea Dogs2073111540058900 .280 .260 .205
2012AFA-Salem Red Sox812934378170741407022 .360 .396 .266
2013AA-Portland Sea Dogs963424899191548474475 .376 .395 .289
2013AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox130000001--00 .250 .000 .000
2014AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox662443568170320215201 .336 .385 .279
2016AAA-Pawtucket42152194190216153120 .345 .368 .270
Total 54219282775121124402672193921510 .342 .390 .266
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-9/201
Birthdate:
8/21/1990
Age:
29
Hometown:
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Boston Red Sox
College:

MLB Experience:
5