May 1, 2015

WEEI: Swihart Will Be Called Up After Hanigan Fractures Right Knuckle

Ryan Hannable, WEEI:
After losing starter Christian Vazquez during spring training to Tommy John surgery, new starter Ryan Hanigan went down Friday night with a fractured knuckle with surgery likely being needed.

Manager John Farrell said he will be out a "substantial" amount of time.

A source tells's John Tomase, Blake Swihart will be the guy called up to replace Hanigan, which leaves Sandy Leon and Swihart as the Red Sox' catchers.
Swihart is hitting .338/.392/.382 for Pawtucket.

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