Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 days ago

Hanigan is out of the lineup Sunday against the Orioles.

Since Hanigan started the first two games of the series, his absence from Sunday's lineup looks to be nothing more than a normal rest. Sandy Leon draws the start behind the plate for the afternoon affair.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 4 days ago

Hanigan is out of the lineup Thursday, CSNNE's Sean McAdam reports.

With Thursday being a travel day the Red Sox will give Hanigan a standard day off and Sandy Leon will start behind the dish.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 6 days ago

Hanigan went 1-for-1 with two runs scored and was hit by a pitch twice in the Red Sox's win over Baltimore on Monday.

Although he was held out of the lineup with right hand soreness Sunday, Hanigan was healthy enough to play in Monday's rain-shortened contest. He'll continue to share time with Sandy Leon, likely until the Red Sox promote top prospect Blake Swihart.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 1 week ago

Hanigan is out of the lineup Sunday against the Orioles.

Hanigan will take a seat after catching back-to-back games, with Sandy Leon filling in behind the plate in his absence.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 1 week ago

Hanigan went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run - his first of the year - in the Red Sox 3-2 win over Baltimore on Friday night.

With Christian Vazquez out for the season, Boston will hope to get some offensive production out of the light-hitting Hanigan, but his value in fantasy circles is probably still pretty limited.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 weeks ago

Hanigan is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Nationals, according to CSN's Sean McAdam.

Hanigan, who has walked seven times despite recording just one hit in 15 at-bats, will be held out with the Red Sox playing a day game following a night game. Sandy Leon will be Boston's starting catcher Monday.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 3 weeks ago

Hanigan will not be in the starting lineup Friday against the Yankees, the Boston Globe reports Sandy Leon will get his first start of the season and catch for Wade Miley.

Hanigan called three good games to open the season with the staff ERA at 1.73 in he series win over the Phillies.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 3 weeks ago

Hanigan had a run scored, an RBI and two walks in Thursday night's win over Philadelphia.

Hanigan is hitting just .125, but has put together some quality at-bats early and has four walks through the first three games. That's come in handy at the bottom of the order during a time when Boston was playing in a National League city, requiring its pitchers to hit.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 3 weeks ago

Hanigan went 1-for-3 with a walk in Boston's 8-0 win over Philadelphia on Monday. More importantly, he called a nice game in which Clay Buchholz struck out nine in seven shutout innings.

Though he's never played more than 112 games in any one season, Hanigan should get the majority of starts behind the plate for Boston after Christian Vazquez was lost for the season due to Tommy John surgery.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 1 month ago

Hanigan was the starting catcher in Boston's game against the Rays on Saturday.

Boston's catching situation heated up Saturday when we learned that Christian Vazquez (elbow) will not be ready for the start of the regular season. The piqued interest, of course, is whether or not Boston will keep prospect Blake Swihart around to replace Vazquez on the roster. But it's Hanigan who will serve as the team's first-string backstop initially.