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Dodgers Release Former Sox Catcher Lavarnway

One old friend was a casualty of the recent flurry of activity in Chavez Ravine. The Dodgers announced today that they have designated former Red Sox C/IF/DH Ryan Lavarnway for assignment. Los Angeles had just claimed Lavarnway off waivers from Boston last week. But, alas, there is no more room at the Dodger Inn. We're certain that Ryan will catch on with some major league club soon.
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heartfelt Departure Letter From Ryan Lavarnway

Ryan Lavarnway was claimed off waivers from the Boston Red Sox by the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier last week. The catcher never seemed to hit his stride with the Boston Red Sox after years of promising potential. Lavarnway had a career .201/.249/.315 slash line with 5 HR, 35 RBI, and 71 K’s in 97 games […]
Via Infield Single
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Writes Letter To Red Sox Fans, Staff With Thanks For Support

Ryan Lavarnway has only know life in professional baseball with the Boston Red Sox. That is, of course, until now. The catcher was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he’ll start the next chapter of his career in the spring wearing Dodger blue instead of red. However, it sounds as if Lavarnway won’t be forgetting his time with the team...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miller and Lavarnway Find New Teams

Andrew Miller chased the money and landed a lucrative deal with the Yankees.  He signed for 4 years and $36 million, the biggest deal ever for a non closer reliever. Ryan Lavarnway was claimed off of waivers by the Dodgers.  The Red Sox DFA’d Lavarnway to make room for Sandovol on the roster.
Via Fenway West
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers claim Ryan Lavarnway, designate Drew Butera for assignment

Today, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Boston Red Sox, causing them to designate catcher Drew Butera for assignment. The Dodgers today claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway from the @RedSox and designated catcher Drew Butera for assignment. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) December 5, 2014 Ryan Lavarnway, a 27-year...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway claimed by the Dodgers

Ian Vescera (@Ian_Vescera)Contributing Writer Ryan Lavarnway's tenure with the Boston Red Sox has come to a close. The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed Lavarnway after he was put on waivers to clear a roster spot for Pablo Sandoval. Lavarnway, once a promised prospect, never lived up to the hype. He was never able to hit for power with the Sox, a tool many thought was his greatest asset...
Via RedSoxLife
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Lavarnway Claimed Off Waivers By L.A. Dodgers From Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Ryan Lavarnway is headed to the National League. The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed Lavarnway off waivers from the Boston Red Sox on Friday. Lavarnway was designated for assignment last week after the Red Sox agreed to a five-year contract with Pablo Sandoval. Lavarnway never lived up to expectations with the Red Sox. The Yale...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Acquire Ryan Lavarnway Three Years Too Late

I’m pretty sure I really wanted Ryan Lavarnway like three years ago, when he was putting up a combined .290/.376/.563 with 32 homers in his age-22 season at Double- and Triple-A. I imagine if I dug into the archives, you’d find me complaining that the Dodgers got Tim Federowicz from Boston and not Lavarnway. Now, they have both, since the team has DFA’d Drew Butera in order...
Via Dodgers Digest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Designate Juan Francisco, Ryan Lavarnway For Assignment

To make room for new signings, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, the Red Sox have designated recently waiver claimed Juan Francisco and catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway for assignment. 
Via CLNS Radio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox officially agree to contract

  It’s official: The Panda is in Boston.   The Red Sox announced Tuesday that third baseman Pablo Sandoval officially agreed to a five-year contract with the team. The deal also includes a club option for 2020. The Red Sox designated catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway for assignment to make roster room. Sandoval, 28, spent his first seven seasons with the San...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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