Ryan Hanigan C BOS 3 days ago

Hanigan (hamstring) is back in the lineup behind the plate and batting eighth against the Yankees on Monday, Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe reports.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 4 days ago

Hanigan (hamstring) was available in an emergency if needed Sunday, the Providence Journal reports.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 5 days ago

Hanigan was scratched Saturday with right calf tightness, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 5 days ago

Hanigan was scratched from Saturday's game, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 months ago

Hanigan is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Astros.

Hanigan, who just returned to action Thursday, will be held out Saturday with the Red Sox playing a day game following a night game. Sandy Leon will get the start behind the plate in Hanigan's place.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 months ago

Hanigan (hand) has been activated from the DL and is in the lineup Thursday, WEEI reports.

Hanigan is back with the team for the first time since the start of May, and he'll serve as the catcher with Wade Miley on the hill. In order to make room on the roster, Boston optioned Jonathan Aro to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 months ago

Hanigan (hand) was expected to be activated Wednesday, but weather-related travel delays forced the Red Sox to postpone his activation, the Boston Globe reports.

Hanigan's return will force a roster move, but nothing definite has been announced. Blake Swihart (optioned) and Sandy Leon (designated for assignment) are the most likely candidates to move off the 25-man roster. There's some hope that Hanigan's return could benefit the struggling Rick Porcello, who has a 3.79 ERA with Hanigan behind the dish.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 months ago

Hanigan (hand) is expected to be activated Wednesday, the Boston Globe reports.

Hanigan, who has been on the disabled list since May 2 with a broken finger on his right hand, had 25 plate appearances in seven rehab appearances, most recently catching both ends of a double-header Monday. Manager John Farrell has not yet announced a corresponding roster move.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 months ago

Hanigan (hand) caught both ends of a double-header for Double-A Portland on Monday.

Hanigan is right on track to return to Boston when eligible Wednesday. Manager John Farrell has not tipped his hand when discussing the moves to accommodate Hanigan's return. The Red Sox could carry three catchers for a brief period of time, but eventually, either Blake Swihart or Sandy Leon will be demoted.

Ryan Hanigan C BOS 2 months ago

Hanigan (hand) is on track to return from the DL on Wednesday.

When Hanigan returns, he won't be the everyday catcher as he was before the injury. It's possible that both Blake Swihart and Sandy Leon will remain on the active roster.