Christian Vázquez

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Christian Vázquez
Boston Red Sox – No. 55
Catcher
Born: (1990-08-21) August 21, 1990 (age 23)
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 9, 2014 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
(through July 15, 2014)
Batting average .455
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 5
Teams

Christian Rafael Vázquez [vahs'-kays] (born August 21, 1990) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball catcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball.

Career[edit]

Vázquez attended the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy and High School. The Boston Red Sox selected him in the ninth round of the 2008 MLB Draft.[1]

In 2011, he hit .283 with 18 home runs and 84 RBI in 105 games for Class-A Greenville. In 2012, he batted a combined .254 for A+ Salem and Double-A Portland, compiling a .986 Fld% while retiring a 40% of potential base stealers (49-for-122).[1]

Vázquez spent 2013 with Portland, where he batted a very solid .289 in 96 games. In 2014, he produced a line of .275/.331/.715 In his first 62 games for Triple-A Pawtucket, and was named to the International League All-Star team. In addition, he was selected as a late addition to the All-Star Futures Game to compete on the World Roster,[2] but was replaced following his promotion to the major leagues on July 9.[3]

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