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  6. article_body => "<p>The Red Sox have been adamant about <a href=\"https:\/\/www.nbcsports.com\/boston\/red-sox\/red-sox-likely-trade-catcher-regular-season-alex-cora?int\" target=\"_blank\">moving one of their three catchers<\/a> before the 2019 season, and it appears there may finally be an odd man out.<\/p>\n<p>Boston is discussing possible trades involving Sandy Leon, according to ESPN's Buster Olney.<\/p>\n<p><blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"><p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\">The Red Sox are actively discussing possible trades of catcher Sandy Leon, <a href=\"https:\/\/twitter.com\/MarlyRiveraESPN?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\">@MarlyRiveraESPN<\/a> and I have heard from sources.<\/p>&mdash; Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) <a href=\"https:\/\/twitter.com\/Buster_ESPN\/status\/1108821365098979333?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\">March 21, 2019<\/a><\/blockquote>\n<script async src=\"https:\/\/platform.twitter.com\/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\"><\/script>\n\n<p>Between Leon, Blake Swihart, and Christian Vazquez, Leon clearly is the weakest link offensively. But the 30-year-old is beloved by the&nbsp;pitching staff, which undoubtedly makes parting ways with him a more difficult decision than it would seem for the Red Sox front office.<\/p>\n<p>Boston opens its season March 28 vs. the Seattle Mariners.<\/p>\n<p><em><a href=\"https:\/\/smart.link\/5bb76e2c06579?site_id=Dig_RSN_Bos&amp;creative_id=nbcsbos1075&amp;cp_4=www.nbcsports.com&amp;cp_1=washington&amp;cp_2=myteams-nbc-sports&amp;cp_3=nbcsbos1075\">Click here<\/a>&nbsp;to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Celtics easily on your device.<\/em><\/p>\n"
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The Red Sox have been adamant about moving one of their three catchers before the 2019 season, and it appears there may finally be an odd man out.

Boston is discussing possible trades involving Sandy Leon, according to ESPN's Buster Olney.

Between Leon, Blake Swihart, and Christian Vazquez, Leon clearly is the weakest link offensively. But the 30-year-old is beloved by the pitching staff, which undoubtedly makes parting ways with him a more difficult decision than it would seem for the Red Sox front office.

Boston opens its season March 28 vs. the Seattle Mariners.

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