Sandy Leon is with the Red Sox


He was called from the AAA branch of Pawtucke and appeared on the titular roll

CARLOS FIGUEROA RUÍZ | CARACAS.- Sandy Leon was promoted yesterday from AAA by Red Sox, and at night he was behind the plate like a titular catcher, in the Yankee Stadium of New York, to receive leftover mailings Chris Sale.

The Zulian Leon, 30, who at the end of March was out of the payroll of redheads and accepted to be sent to the branch of Pawtucket, played seven games in the International League and exhibited an average of 0.120 (from 25-3). To make room for the great team, the Red Sox placed on task for the receiver Brake Switches.

Leon He worked as a receiver in 18 of the 27 games that started to be sold in 2018. In the other nine he worked Christian Vazquez.
Sale, which shows a 0-3 record at 9.00 ERA in its first three games in 2019, said he was confident that Leon's presence behind the Pentagon on Tuesday could change his expectations.

In addition to directing him in 18 games last season, Leon has been behind the home in many of the openings Sale with Red Sox, since he joined the rotation in 2017. In that first season, he received in 31 of the 32 regular campaign matches. Forever, Sale exhibits 2.42 effective with Leon as your catcher, a great figure compared to the effectiveness of 4.50 you have with Vázquez as receiver

While the qualities of Leon as catcher they are much appreciated by the monticular body of the Red SoxIt is known that the offensive is not precisely its strong point. Last year, he barely left the .177 (265-47) with five homers and 22 RBIs in 89 playoff games.
For life in seven campaigns with Washington (2012) and Boston (2013-18) reached 226 (from 997-225) with 20 homers in 327 games.


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