Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Ryan Lavarnway will work at first base in addition to catching during spring training.
Red Sox recalled C Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Red Sox optioned C Ryan Lavarnway to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Red Sox optioned C/DH Ryan Lavarnway to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports that Ryan Lavarnway will be sent back to Triple-A Pawtucket when John Lackey is activated from the disabled list on Sunday.
The Red Sox are expected to promote Ryan Lavarnway prior to Thursday's game.
Red Sox optioned C Ryan Lavarnway to Triple-A Pawtucket; reassigned RHPs Anthony Carter and Jose de la Torre to minor league camp.
Ryan Lavarnway went 0-for-5 on Friday to lower his spring average to .133.
Red Sox GM Ben Cherington said he doesn't expect to carry Ryan Lavarnway on the Opening Day roster.
While there had been some speculation to the contrary, the Red Sox are unlikely to shift Ryan Lavarnway to first base to allow them to carry all three of their catchers.