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7 Christian Vazquez C

Boston Red Sox

Fantasy Stats
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96%85%
Key Stats
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292.414572

Player Updates

April 9, 2021 05:12 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Continues to hit well
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a stolen base and a run scored Thursday against the Orioles.

Vazquez has hit very well to start the season, with Thursday's effort marking his third multi-hit effort in his last four games. Even more surprising is Vazquez's newfound aggressiveness on the basepaths, as he stole third base in the first inning for his second steal of the campaign. Despite an eye injury that affected him during spring training, Vazquez has stood out as a potential difference maker at the catcher position early on.

April 7, 2021 09:24 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Goes deep against Tampa Bay
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, an additional RBI and an additional run scored in Wednesday's win over the Rays.

Vazquez went deep in the fourth inning off Ryan Yarbrough, but his contributions didn't stop there -- the backstop also added an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth and later came around to score on a throwing error from shortstop Willy Adames. Vazquez went hitless in his first two games but has picked things up since then, assembling a four-game hitting streak while recording three multi-hit games during that span.

April 7, 2021 12:20 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Launches clutch homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 1-for-4 with a walk, stolen base and a solo home run Tuesday against the Rays.

Vazquez led off the ninth inning with a solo home run off Diego Castillo to tie the game. It was his first home run of the season. Earlier in the game, he reached base on a walk and proceeded to steal second base in a double steal with Xander Bogaerts. Vazquez has gotten off to a strong start to the campaign, recording two multi-hit efforts in four starts.

April 4, 2021 10:40 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Knocks out three hits
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Sunday's 11-3 loss to the Orioles.

Vazquez and J.D. Martinez accounted for five of Boston's six hits in the final game of a bad opening series for the Red Sox. He was back in the lineup Sunday following a rest day Saturday and is expected to play Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with Kevin Plawecki starting Wednesday's day game after a night game, according to Christopher Smith of MassLive.com.

April 3, 2021 10:20 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Sitting Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez is not in Saturday's lineup against the Orioles, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.

Kevin Plawecki will start behind the dish and bat ninth. Vazquez went 0-for-2 with a walk in Boston's opener Friday.

April 1, 2021 03:04 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Cleared to play Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Red Sox manager Alex Cora confirmed that Vazquez (eye) will be available for Friday's season opener against the Orioles, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.

Vazquez probably would have been ready to play Thursday had the Opening Day game not been postponed due to inclement weather, but the extra day off should only help the backstop, who had been recovering from a laceration to his left eye. According to Bill Koch of The Providence Journal, Vazquez will bat eighth against Orioles lefty John Means while serving as the battery mate for Boston starter Nathan Eovaldi.

April 1, 2021 09:32 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Red Sox-Orioles postponed
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (eye) and the Red Sox won't play the Orioles on Thursday after their Opening Day game was postponed due to rain, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

The two teams are now scheduled to play their season opener Friday, which was initially set to be an off day for both sides. Vazquez was sidelined late in the Red Sox's Grapefruit League schedule to an eye contusion and laceration, but he's expected to be behind the plate Friday, working in a battery with Nathan Eovaldi.

March 29, 2021 03:04 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Catches bullpen session
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (eye) remained out of the lineup for Monday's Grapefruit League game against Atlanta, but he was able to catch teammate Eduardo Rodriguez's (arm) bullpen session, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

Vazquez isn't quite back to 100 percent after he suffered an eye laceration and contusion last week that required stitches, but the Red Sox remain fairly confident that he'll be ready to go for Thursday's season opener versus the Orioles. The backstop will have his stitches removed early in the day Thursday, and if that extraction goes as planned, he should be cleared to catch Opening Day starter Nathan Eovaldi.

March 28, 2021 07:52 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Appears on track for Opening Day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Alex Cora said Sunday that Vazquez (eye) has "a really good chance" of being ready for Opening Day, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.

Vazquez is back with the team after recently leaving camp to tend to a personal matter, but he's still in the process of recovering from the left eye contusion and laceration he suffered last week. He appears to have made good progress on that front, with Cora indicating that Vazquez could be ready to appear in a "B' game Monday. If that's the case, Vazquez would likely be on track to catch Nathan Eovaldi in the April 1 season opener versus Baltimore.

March 27, 2021 10:44 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Returns to camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (personal/eye) returned to camp Saturday and looks better, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

Vazquez was away from the team while attending to a personal matter, and he's also dealing with an eye contusion and laceration after being hit in the face during batting practice earlier in the week. Manager Alex Cora is confident that Vazquez will be available for Opening Day, and the catcher reportedly looked better following his brief absence from camp.

March 26, 2021 09:52 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Rejoining camp Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez will return to camp Saturday after attending to a personal matter and will undergo additional testing on his left eye, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

The 30-year-old is nursing an eye contusion and laceration after being hit in the face during batting practice earlier this week, and he's currently away from the team due to the personal issue. Manager Alex Cora continues to express confidence the eye issue is a minor concern, and Vazquez is expected to be ready for Opening Day against the Orioles on Thursday.

March 26, 2021 10:32 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Should be ready for regular season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez (eye) is okay after getting hit in the face during batting practice and is expected to be ready for Opening Day, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

Vazquez suffered an eye contusion and laceration after an accident that resulted in him being hit in the face by a ball. However, manager Alex Cora said the team is confident that he will be okay for the start of regular-season action.

March 25, 2021 07:04 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Dealing with eye injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez suffered an eye contusion and laceration under his left eye after he was struck by a thrown ball during practice Thursday, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

Vazquez was a late scratch from Thursday's spring lineup due to his eye injury. It's not yet clear whether the issue will force the 30-year-old to miss additional time.

March 25, 2021 06:36 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Late scratch Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez has been scratched from Thursday's spring lineup against the Twins for an undisclosed reason, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

The Red Sox didn't provide a reason for Vazquez's removal, but he was scratched from the lineup minutes before first pitch Thursday. Jett Bandy served as the backstop in his place, and it's not yet clear whether Vazquez will miss additional time.

March 17, 2021 11:24 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Extends spring hitting streak
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vazquez went 1-for-1 with a double and a walk in Tuesday's spring game against Atlanta.

Vazquez has hit safely in four straight Cactus League games and six of seven. He's made himself into a much better hitter since his early days in MLB when he came up as a defense-first backstop. The 30-year-old catcher's hard-hit rate has hovered around 40 percent the last two seasons after being below 30 percent during his first three seasons. That's made him a viable option as a DH, putting his bat in the lineup when he gets a break from catching. Vazquez, who appeared in 138 games in 2019, will be Boston's starting catcher in 2021.

September 27, 2020 01:24 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Sitting season finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

September 26, 2020 10:52 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Slugs grand slam in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

September 25, 2020 04:32 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: On bench Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

September 23, 2020 04:08 PM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Heads to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

September 23, 2020 11:36 AM
Red Sox's Christian Vazquez: Homers against Baltimore
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
04/10@ BALW 6-45010100
04/08@ BALW 7-35130001
04/07vs TBW 9-24221300
04/06vs TBW 6-54111111
04/05vs TBW 11-24220000
04/04vs BALL 3-114130000
04/03vs BALL 2-41000000
Fantasy Points By Week
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2021BOS724711242320.458.500.8331.333
2020BOS471732249723164343.283.344.4570.801
2019BOS1384826613323723310142.276.321.4770.798
2018BOS802512452316134141.207.258.2830.540
2017BOS993244394532176472.290.330.4040.735
2016BOS571722139112103900.227.277.3080.585
2015BOS0000000000------------
2014BOS551751542120193300.240.308.3090.617
2013SEASON0000000000------------
Total484160619842142180110326218.262.312.3980.710
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2021BOS7302000001
2020BOS47907900006
2019BOS138261230330317
2018BOS801007101415
2017BOS99182131103014
2016BOS57915300213
2015BOS000000000
2014BOS55905443014
2013SEASON000000000
Total484844639879650
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2008R-Red Sox2158711100561700.190.266.207
2009R-Gcl Red Sox103651050074700.278.366.417
2009ASX-Lowell2165482029111600.123.250.246
2010AFX-Greenville Drive792703471110332236231.263.328.337
2011AFX-Greenville Drive105392711112731884438411.283.358.505
2012AA-Portland Sea Dogs2073111540058900.205.281.260
2012AFA-Salem Red Sox812934378170741407022.266.360.396
2013AA-Portland Sea Dogs963424899191548474475.289.376.395
2013AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox130000001--00.000.250.000
2014AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox662443568170320215201.279.336.385
2016AAA-Pawtucket42152194190216153120.270.345.368
2018AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox3111300011100.273.333.273
2018AAX-Portland Sea Dogs12110003----00.500.333.500
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-9/201
Birthdate:
08/21/1990
Age:
30
Hometown:
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Boston Red Sox
College:

MLB Experience:
6