Tuesday, December 03, 2013

All about Vazquez

The Red Sox signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year deal this week, opening the door for the organization's ultimate plan behind the plate

Forget about Pierzynski. Meet Christian Vazquez. Sources tell me the 23-year-old catcher could be Big-League ready "by this June."

Vazquez is being called "the next Yadier Molina" inside the Red Sox organization, and is the real reason they wouldn't give Jarrod Saltalamacchia a multi-year deal. So they brought in Pierzynski for one year, setting the stage for Vazquez as the franchise catcher of the future, with that future beginning soon.

Listen to "I'm Just Sayin" on Tuesday to hear what people are telling me about Vazquez.

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