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Red Sox Notes: Rays Series Represents Reunion For Old Friend Daniel Nava

The Boston Red Sox came out on the losing end of their series opener Friday night in Tampa Bay, falling to the Rays at Tropicana Field by a final score of 8-4. The trip to the Trop also meant a reunion with former Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava, whom the Rays claimed off waivers last month. Great seeing Daniel Nava at the Trop! #SoxBP — Boston Red...
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Daniel Nava departs Boston with fond memories

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Daniel Nava was a part of the Boston Red Sox for the better part of eight years.What most will never forget were his contributions off the bench to the 2013 World Series Championship Boston Red Sox.Some might even remember his first Major League at bat, as improbably and special as he was, a grand slam home run at Fenway Park.It all started rather...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Nava: Red Sox Nation Always Will Hold Special Place In My Heart

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox took a chance on Daniel Nava. He’ll never forget that. Nava, once cut by his college team and his independent league team, joined the Red Sox organization in 2008 as an unknown outfielder. He soon became a valuable contributor, treating Boston to several memorable moments and helping the franchise win an improbable...
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rays Claim Daniel Nava After Outfielder Was DFA’d By Red Sox

Daniel Nava is staying in the American League East. The Tampa Rays claimed the outfielder on waivers Wednesday, CBSSports’ Jon Heyman reported. Nava was on waivers after the Boston Red Sox designated him for assignment July 30. Nava struggled mightily while battling injuries this season for the Red Sox. He appeared in just 29 games, hitting .152 with seven RBIs, a far cry from...
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Rays Claim Daniel Nava Off Waivers

According to's Jon Heyman, the Tampa Bay Rays have claimed former Red Sox OF/IF Daniel Nava off waivers. No other information is available at this time, but we will keep you updated as we get further details. In parts of five seasons with the Red Sox, Nava hit .267 with 23 HRs.
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Designate Daniel Nava For Assignment

As we suggested might happen back in mid-July, Daniel Nava was designated for assignment by the Red Sox today. If this is truly the end of his Red Sox career, there will be many good memories. For example, Nava was just the fourth MLB player ever to hit a grand slam in his first major league at bat—and just the second to do it on the very first pitch he saw in the bigs. In the...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Has "The Daniel Nava Era" Ended In Boston?

End Of 'The Daniel Nava Era'?Think hard. Recall some guy named Daniel Nava who used to play for the Boston Red Sox? You know, kind of an "extra effort" guy who got the most out of his talents? Good with fans and the media? An occasional flair for the dramatic? Two career grand slams? You know, that all-around nice guy? So, where the heck is he? Actually, Boston put Nava on the disabled...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Nava ‘Grateful’ For Career: New Red Sox Contract ‘Means A Lot’

This embed is invalid" /> Daniel Nava started from the bottom. Now, he’s a millionaire. Nava avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox reportedly worth $1.85 million. It represents the first seven-figure contract of Nava’s career, which is a big deal considering the Red Sox once purchased the outfielder...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Nava on farewell tour?

The last days of Daniel Nava?Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer We have a question that begs an answer.Why is Daniel Nava playing every day in the Red Sox outfield?He is on a single year contract, getting a salary that you can easily DFA or trade away, but yet there he is standing out in the Fenway outfield almost every game.It is no secret that the Red Sox have a surplus on outfielders...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Roster changes and outlook for 2014

The Boston Red Sox are heading into this season looking to accomplish a feat performed only three times in the history of Major League Baseball; that is, to win the world World Series in back-to-back years. Just like last year, the Red Sox lineup is a group of “grinders” with a range of personalities and talents that were able to transform the club from a 69-93 team of overpaid...
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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