Swihart has hit his way on to the roster it would seem now that Marrero has been moved to the Diamondbacks.
Next up was a move to secure the future of their backstop when the Red Sox signed Christian Vazquez to a three year deal, details which include bonuses in 2020 and 2021 bringing the salary up to $8 million contingent on 502 plate appearances.
Terms of contract... Christian Vazquez will earn $2.85 million in 2019, $4.2 million in 2020, $6.25 million in 2021 with a club option in 2022 for $7 million ($250K buyout).
Steven Wright was handed down a 15 game suspension by MLB for violating the league's Domestic Violence Policy. He should make the roster and eligible to return on April 16 when the Red Sox face the Orioles.
Manager Alex Cora looks to keep Brian Johnson in the starting rotation as he's been very effective all Spring.
The remaining 36 players in spring camp shall be trimmed to the final 25 man roster by Thursday when the Red Sox play the Rays in their season opener.
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