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The Republican 5 hours ago

Vote your favorite Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball players for the All-Star Game (Ballot Link)

All of the Red Sox regular starters right now are on the ballot except for catcher Blake Swihart. Instead, Ryan Hanigan (60-day DL) is the Red Sox catcher on the ballot.
Boston Herald May 21, 2015
Ryan Hanigan offers guidance in downtime

Ryan Hanigan offers guidance in downtime

Veteran Ryan Hanigan is serving as an informal catching coach for Red Sox skipper John Farrell.Hanigan is making productive use of his time on the DL by schooling his fellow catchers, rookie Blake Swihart and journeyman Sandy Leon, in the nuances of the Red Sox pitchers.“There have been conversations with Sandy and Blake prior to a series (especially) if it’s a team we’ve played already this year,” Farrell said of Hanigan’s counsel. “He gives his insights and feedback from what he experienced from behind the plate.
The Republican May 13, 2015
Injured Boston Red Sox Ryan Hanigan here to help as Blake Swihart continues to catch bulk of innings

Injured Boston Red Sox Ryan Hanigan here to help as Blake Swihart continues to catch bulk of innings

Ryan Hanigan said Blake Swihart has his priorities in the right place. Well, Hanigan does, too. He's out on the road doing everything he can to help Swihart.
Full Count | WEEI May 5, 2015

Why the Red Sox’ first win with Blake Swihart behind the plate meant so much to the rookie

Catchers don’t get win and loss check marks next to their names after games, but Blake Swihart felt like he started his major league career with two L’s. One of the Red Sox‘ top prospects, Swihart made his major league debut Saturday afternoon against the Yankees after Ryan Hanigan fractured his finger Friday night and […]
The Republican May 4, 2015

Was Red Sox's Ryan Hanigan at fault for his injury? Here's an explanation on where to put the bare hand

Different catchers hold their bare hand in different places. Some hold it right out in front of them near their hip and stomach.
Full Count | WEEI May 3, 2015

Red Sox claim infielder Luis Jimenez off waivers, Ryan Hanigan transferred to 60-day DL

On Sunday the Red Sox claimed infielder Luis Jimenez after the 27-year-old was designated for assignment by the Brewers on Saturday. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox transferred catcher Ryan Hanigan to the 60-day disabled list after having surgery Saturday on his fractured finger. On Saturday, manager John Farrell indicated it […]
Fenway Nation May 2, 2015
Hanigan Has Surgery, Out Until All-Star Break

Hanigan Has Surgery, Out Until All-Star Break

Andover High School's Ryan Hanigan will have to wait awhile to play again for his hometown team. The 34-year old catcher had surgery today to insert pins into the knuckle of his right pinky finger—fractured on Friday night. The prognosis is that he will be out until at least through the All-Star Break. Said Manager John Farrell, "We don’t anticipate losing Ryan Hanigan for the entire year." So, Blake Swihart will get the biggest chance of his career—unless Boston goes out and trades for another backstop. By the way, A.J. Pierzynski is hitting .408.
The Republican May 2, 2015
Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan undergoes surgery, likely won't return before All-Star Break

Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan undergoes surgery, likely won't return before All-Star Break

In Ryan Hanigan's absence, rookie Blake Swihart went 1 for 3 with a run and walk in his major league debut.
Full Count | WEEI May 2, 2015

Ryan Hanigan has surgery on fractured finger, out until at least All-Star break

The Red Sox will be without catcher Ryan Hanigan for quite some time. After fracturing his finger Friday night, the catcher had surgery Saturday and isn’t expected to return until at least after the All-Star break. “He had surgery today,” manager John Farrell said. “There were some pins inserted. It’s going to be a lengthy […]
Boston Herald May 2, 2015
Red Sox place C Hanigan on DL with fractured right pinkie

Red Sox place C Hanigan on DL with fractured right pinkie

BOSTON — The Red Sox have placed catcher Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day DL after he fractured his right pinkie in Friday's loss to the New York Yankees.To take his place on the roster, the club promoted top catching prospect Blake Swihart from Triple-A Pawtucket. Swihart is in the starting lineup, catching and batting ninth.The 34-year old Hanigan hit .222 with one homer and five RBIs before the injury.Swihart, 23, will make his major league debut and wear No. 23. He hit .338 with no homers in 11 RBIs in 18 games with Pawtucket.
Full Count | WEEI May 2, 2015

Blake Swihart on being called up after Ryan Hanigan’s injury: ‘I love challenges’

The Red Sox may not have wanted to call 23-year-old Blake Swihart up now, but they had little choice as Ryan Hanigan went down Friday night with a fractured hand. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, and Swihart was officially recalled. Following the game Friday, manager John Farrell indicated Hanigan would miss […]
The Republican May 2, 2015

Boston Red Sox to call up top catching prospect Blake Swihart in wake of Ryan Hanigan injury

The Boston Red Sox are expected to call up top catching prospect Blake Swihart to replace injured starter Ryan Hanigan.
Boston Herald May 2, 2015
Red Sox Notebook: Ryan Hanigan out ‘lengthy’ stretch

Red Sox Notebook: Ryan Hanigan out ‘lengthy’ stretch

Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan often leaves his right hand exposed while he receives pitches, and the coaching staff has been talking to him about trying to play the game safer.After Christian Vazquez required Tommy John surgery, the Sox were leaning heavily on Hanigan.They couldn’t afford the injury that took place during the Sox’ 3-2 loss to the Yankees last night.
The Republican May 2, 2015

Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan will need surgery for broken knuckle

Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan will need surgery for a broken knuckle.

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