Christian Vázquez Stats
- Height / Weight
- 5' 9" / 205 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 8/21/1990 (30)
Christian Vázquez Season Stats
Last 10 Games
Christian Vázquez News
Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez had a big game Thursday, going 3-for-4 with a hit-by-pitch, three RBI, and two runs scored against the Houston Astros. Vazquez has not hit as well as expected this year, especially in the extra-base department, as he has just ten doubles and three home runs on the year. In this one, he managed to do damage even without an extra-base hit. Fantasy managers will hope the power game comes back for Vazquez, but he figures to be in the middle of plenty more offensive onslaughts as part of a very strong Boston lineup.
Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez is out of the lineup for Saturday's matchup against Trevor Rogers and the Miami Marlins. Vazquez, who has just one hit in his last 13 at-bats, is receiving a routine day off and will be replaced in the lineup by backup catcher Kevin Plawecki. Fantasy managers can expect Vazquez to be back in action Sunday afternoon.
Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez was dropped to eighth in the lineup for Wednesday's game, and he responded by going 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and three total RBI. He also swiped second base, giving him five steals on the year. Vazquez has not performed up to expectations thus far, but he is slugging .458 over his last seven games, so perhaps some improvement is coming. His five steals also greatly increase his fantasy value from the catcher spot.
The emergence of Boston Red Sox catcherChristian Vazquezin 2019 has helped add some depth to a position that offers very little in fantasy. Vazquez didn't have any fantasy relevance until two years ago, when (at 28 years old) he hit 23 homers in 138 games with a solid .276/.320/.477 slash line. Any concerns that 2019 was a fluke year were muted after a very similar statistical year in the shortened 2020 season when Vazquez hit seven homers in 47 games (equal to 19 in a 162-game season) with a .283/.344/.457 slash line. Vazquez also chipped in with four steals in each of the last two seasons and now has 19 career stolen bases in the last four seasons (364 games), so he offers a nice bonus of stolen bases at a position that historically provides very little. Vazquez was a regular fixture in the fifth and sixth spots of the Red Sox's lineup last year, adding solid run and RBI numbers (88 runs and 95 RBI combined in the last two seasons) to his stat line. Only two other catchers have had more plate appearances than Vazquez in the last two seasons, so he also offers accumulation along with good production. There's little upside to be had from Vazquez, but he's displayed a nice floor, and with an ADP around 156 (seventh among catchers), he's an ideal option at a very thin position.