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Christian Vazquez

23-Year-Old Catcher – Boston Red Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.292

HR

0

RBI

7

R

3

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Vazquez's prospect status is on the rise, largely due to his defensive abilities, and particularly his ability to control the opposing running game. He threw out 46 percent of would-be base-stealers a...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/21/1990   BORN: Bayamon, Puerto Rico   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 9th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Christian Vazquez Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $500,000 contract with Boston in March 2014.

July 25, 2014  –  Christian Vazquez News

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Vasquez is not in the lineup Friday, the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham reports.

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Christian Vazquez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 19 A GRE 79 299 270 34 70 14 11 0 3 32 3 1 23 62 0 2 4 .259 .324 .333 .657
2011 20 A GRE 105 444 392 71 111 48 27 3 18 84 1 1 43 84 0 4 5 .283 .358 .505 .863
2012 21 A SAL 81 342 293 43 78 24 17 0 7 41 2 2 40 70 3 2 4 .266 .360 .396 .756
2012 21 AA POR 20 82 73 11 15 4 4 0 0 5 0 0 8 9 0 1 0 .205 .280 .260 .540
2013 22 AA POR 96 399 342 48 99 25 19 1 5 48 7 5 47 44 3 4 3 .289 .376 .395 .771
2013 22 AAA PAW 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
2014 23 AAA PAW 66 270 244 35 68 20 17 0 3 20 0 1 21 52 2 2 1 .279 .336 .385 .721
2014 23 MAJ BOS 7 27 24 3 7 3 3 0 0 7 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 .292 .333 .417 .750
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Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Christian Vazquez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 24 @Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .333 .417 .750
Jul. 23 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .333 .455 .788
Jul. 22 @Tor Did not play.
Jul. 21 @Tor 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .350 .500 .850
Jul. 20 KC Did not play.
Jul. 19 KC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .400 .615 1.015
Jul. 18 KC Did not play.
Jul. 13 @Hou 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .455 .417 .727 1.144
Jul. 12 @Hou Did not play.
Jul. 11 @Hou 4 2 3 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .429 .429 .714 1.143
Jul. 10 CWS Did not play.
Jul. 9 CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 8 CWS Did not play.
Jul. 7 CWS Did not play.
Jul. 6 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 5 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 5 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 4 Bal Did not play.
Jul. 2 ChC Did not play.
Jul. 1 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 30 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 29 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 28 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 27 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 25 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 24 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 23 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 22 @Oak Did not play.
Jun. 21 @Oak Did not play.
Jun. 20 @Oak Did not play.
Last 7 Days 13 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .267 .154 .421
Last 14 Days 24 3 7 3 0 0 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 .292 .333 .417 .750
Last 30 Days 24 3 7 3 0 0 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 .292 .333 .417 .750

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Christian Vazquez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201451000.000.000.167

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201482050.6251.0001.556

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201450000.000.000.167

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201483050.6251.0001.556
Christian Vazquez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 19 A GRE 299 270 7.7% 20.7% 0.37 77% .327 .074
2011 20 A GRE 444 392 9.7% 18.9% 0.51 79% .321 .222
2012 21 A SAL 342 293 11.7% 20.5% 0.57 76% .329 .130
2012 21 AA POR 82 73 9.8% 11% 0.89 88% .234 .055
2013 22 AA POR 399 342 11.8% 11% 1.07 87% .321 .106
2013 22 AAA PAW 4 3 25% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2014 23 AAA PAW 270 244 7.8% 19.3% 0.40 79% .344 .106
2014 23 MAJ BOS 27 24 7.4% 7.4% 1.00 92% .318 .125
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2014 Stat Review for Christian Vazquez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.292 AVG
GREAT
92% Contact Rate
ELITE
.318 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.417 SLG
AVERAGE
.125 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.00 BB/K
ELITE
7.4% BB Rate
WEAK
7.4% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.750 OPS
AVERAGE
.333 OBP
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Christian Vazquez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vazquez was not in the starting lineup Friday because manager John Farrell wanted David Ross to implement the pitching game plan for the first game of the series against Kansas City, the Providence Journal reports. "I like the fact that David has got the ability to take the first game of a series, take our game plan, implement it, and can also mentor Christian in that way as it works inside of a given series," Farrell said.

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Vasquez is not in the lineup Friday, the Providence Journal's Tim Britton reports.

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Vazquez went 2-for-4 with a run scored, a double and two RBI in Sunday's win over Houston. The rookie catcher has two consecutive multi-hit/multi-RBI games.

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Manager John Farrell laid out the timeshare at catcher between Vazquez and David Ross, ESPN Boston reports.

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Vazquez made his second start in three days Friday, collecting his first three big-league hits with a 3-for-4 effort against Houston.

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Vazquez made his Boston debut Wednesday night, going 0-for-3 in a win over the White Sox. He was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket following the organization's decision to designate A.J. Pierzynski for assignment.

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Vazquez was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket by the Red Sox on Wednesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Vazquez, a ninth-round selection in 2008 at the age of 17, has worked his way up to the Double-A level largely on his glove. He was able to hit enough in the lower levels to get by while his improvements defensively and as a leader has garnered attention in the organization. He was added to Boston's 40-man roster in the offseason. He has the ability to control an opponent's running game. There's a sense that his glove alone will carry him to the major leagues. The bat, on the other hand, may be problematic. He'll return to Double-A Portland where he'll work on the more advanced aspects of catching: working with pitchers, game calling and varying pitch sequences.

2012

Vazquez spent his second straight season in the Low-A South Atlantic League for Greenville, becoming the Drive's primary backstop in 2011. The defensive side of the game made impressive strides, though some improvement in mechanics are still needed. Vazquez is a work in progress as a hitter, but improved mechanics gave him greater bat speed and he generated more power than we expected. His swing will be challenged more as he advances levels in the organization. He'll likely land at High-A Salem where he'll see less mistakes, so a power drop is expected. Continued work on quickening his swing and maintaining good contact rates will be a key for hitting success in 2012.

2011

Vazquez, a ninth-round draft pick in 2008, shows some agility behind the plate but still needs work in other defensive aspects (quicker release, blocking balls). He's got the attitude to improve. He's not very advanced with the bat, but has some power potential and could evolve into an adequate hitter. He'll likely be placed at Low-A Greenville.