Former Red Sox pitcher Bob Stanley has been named president of the New Hampshire Seacoast Mavericks. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League is entering its inaugural season.
The team made their announcement of Stanley's promotion on Monday. He had previously been named to the team's two member board of directors.
Stanley pitched for the Red Sox from 1977 until 1989. He was inducted to the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2000. Stanley is second in all-time saves on the Sox behind Jonathan Papelbon.
The Red Sox have invited nine non-roster players to spring training, the team announced Wednesday. The team now has a total of 15 non-roster invitees.
Added Wednesday to the spring training roster were outfielder/infielder Allen Craig, third baseman Rafael Devers, first baseman Sam Travis, catcher Jordan Procyshen, outfielders Brian Bogusevic and Rusney Castillo, and right-handed pitchers Kyle Kendrick, Chandler Shepherd and Ben Taylor.
In addition to 39 players on the 40-man roster, the Sox have the following breakdown of non-roster invitees:
Pitchers: Kyle Kendrick, Edgar Olmos, Chandler Shepherd, Ben Taylor, Marcus Walden
Catchers: Dan Butler, Jake DePew, Jordan Procyshen
Infielders: Rafael Devers, Matt Dominguez, Sam Travis
Outfielders: Brian Bogusevic, Rusney Castillo, Allen Craig, Junior Lake