|Why Red Sox catcher Connor Wong says he's focused on framing during spring training. Connor Wong left a strong impression behind the plate last season for the Red Sox, earning praise from his veteran teammates, including Chris Sale, Nick Pivetta, and James Paxton. Wong also showcased his arm strength in 2023, ranking just outside the top 10 in baseball in throwing out 18 would-be base stealers. While his batting is a work in progress, Wong's prowess behind the plate is undeniable.
|Red Sox Land Ex-Mets Catcher To Bolster Organizational Depth. Red Sox Land Ex-Mets Catcher To Bolster Organizational Depth Boston continued to add more depth to the organization Friday Author: Patrick McAvoy Publish date: Feb 3, 2024 1:39 PM EST In this story: Boston Red Sox New York Mets The Boston Red Sox haven't made a massive move yet this offseason, but they have added depth throughout the organization. One area the club has looked to bolster is the catcher position. Boston seemingly is set at the big league level with Connor Wong and Reese McGuire but the club has made other moves to add options at the minor league level. Boston continued to add and landed catcher Tyler Heineman in a trade with the New York Mets on Friday in exchange for cash
|Red Sox Seen As 'Potential Fit' To Land Ex-Yankees, Padres Slugger. Red Sox Seen As 'Potential Fit' To Land Ex-Yankees, Padres Slugger Boston could use an upgrade and more pop in the lineup Author: Patrick McAvoy Publish date: Jan 31, 2024 1:35 PM EST In this story: Boston Red Sox New York Yankees San Diego Padres Could the Boston Red Sox land a former New York Yankees All-Star this offseason? The Red Sox's starting rotation has led to the most headlines, but Boston has other areas of need across the roster. One position that could use an upgrade is catcher. Boston has been linked to a few backstops, but currently still have Connor Wong and Reese McGuire on the roster and it's unclear if it will bring in someone else. While this is the case, Boston
|Connor Wong Ready To Continue Growth With 2024 Red Sox. Connor Wong got to find his footing in 2023 in his first full seasons as the starting catcher with the Boston Red Sox. In 126 games, Wong slashed .235/.288/.385 with nine home runs, growing into his own as a major league with plenty of anticipation to get back on the field in 2024. “Looking forward to getting going again,” Wong told reporters in January during Red Sox Winter Weekend as MassMutual Center. “Still a lot of swing-and-miss,” Wong shared.
|Red Sox Reportedly Eyeing Ex-Astros Catcher To Help Bolster Position This Offseason. Red Sox Reportedly Eyeing Ex-Astros Catcher To Help Bolster Position This Offseason It sounds like the Red Sox are looking into landing a former Astros catcher Author: Patrick McAvoy Publish date: Dec 5, 2023 10:30 AM EST In this story: Boston Red Sox Houston Astros The Boston Red Sox reportedly are looking to add another catcher into the mix this offseason. Boston currently has Connor Wong and Reese McGuire on the roster but it sounds like the club is looking to make an addition. The Red Sox reportedly are showing interest in former Houston Astros backstop Martín Maldonado, according to ESPN's Buster Olney. "As the Red Sox move into the Craig Breslow era with a focus on pitching, they have