Report: Sox may recall Lavarnway

Report: Sox may recall Lavarnway
August 18, 2011, 11:47 am
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Ryan Lavarnway was pulled from Pawtucket's game against Columbus in the seventh inning Wednesday night and, according to's Alex Speier, may be recalled to the Red Sox.

Three Boston regulars -- David Ortiz (bursitis), Kevin Youkilis (back) and Marco Scutaro (back) -- are suffering from various injuries. Lavarnway, who is hitting .301 with 16 home runs, 47 RBI, a .385 on-base percentage and a .608 slugging percentage in 55 games at Pawtucket, could provide a boost to the offensively struggling Sox.

In 110 total games this year (55 at Portland and 55 at Pawtucket), Lavarnway has 30 homers and 85 RBI.