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Fenway Nation Aug 21, 2015
Andover High's Ryan Hanigan Could Catch Until He's 40

Andover High's Ryan Hanigan Could Catch Until He's 40

(AP Photo)As MassLive.com's Christopher Smith points out, 35-year old Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan has a shot to don the "tools of ignorance" until he's 40. The Andover High School graduate—who grew up rooting for The Carmine Hose—spent some of his years in college and the minors playing other positions besides catcher. Those "lighter" years may help preserve his body for the grueling task of being a major league backstop in his mid- to late-thirties. Hanigan did not make his MLB debut with the Reds until just past his 27th birthday—but he has turned himself into one of the best...
Fenway Nation Aug 21, 2015

Miley, Hanigan, Shaw And JBJ Pace Sox To 4-1 Win

()The Red Sox are still winning—and now they're playing real teams. Last night, The Carmine Hose ended a five-game winning streak by the Kansas City Royals—the team with the most wins in the entire American League. Wade Miley got his tenth win of the season, going 7.1 innings and giving up just one earned run. Andover High School's Ryan Hanigan drove in two runs, while Travis Shaw (two more hits) and Jackie Bradley, Jr. (RBI triple) also contributed to the offensive cause. Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts contributed two hits apiece in the 4-1 win.
The Republican Aug 21, 2015
How Boston Red Sox' Ryan Hanigan went from an undrafted backup minor league catcher to an elite defender

How Boston Red Sox' Ryan Hanigan went from an undrafted backup minor league catcher to an elite defender

Hanigan, an Andover High (Mass.) graduate, is considered an elite major league defender. He caught Homer Bailey's two no-hitters, led the National League in caught steal percentage in 2012 (48 percent) and '13 (45 percent) and has a 3.69 catchers ERA during his career. During this time span (2007-15), the major league average is 4.07.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 19, 2015

Red Sox 6, Indians 4 | Boston tees off on Corey Kluber for four home runs

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};BOSTON — David Ortiz hit his 492nd career homer, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ryan Hanigan connected on consecutive pitches, and Joe Kelly went six strong innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.

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