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Red Sox to activate Christian Vazquez

Christian Vazquez

Boston Red Sox’s Christian Vazquez throws to third as he works on rundown drills at baseball spring training in Fort Myers Fla., Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


Non-Red Sox fans probably forgot Christian Vazquez exists, but he does and Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald reports that he’ll be activated tomorrow, a little over a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

Vazquez was seen as the catcher of the future in Boston, but when he went under the knife last year those duties fell to Ryan Hanigan and prospect Blake Swihart. Both have struggled, however -- Hannigan more so -- and given Vazquez’s defensive reputation, you have to figure the Sox will give him every opportunity once he returns, his lackluster 2014 rookie season notwithstanding.

In other news, Pablo Sandoval used to be a catcher. Maybe someone should think outside of the box an----

[Craig is killed by Red Sox fans, John Farrell, Dave Dombrowski and basically everyone else]