Red Sox Designate Mark Wagner For Assignment

The Red Sox designated catcher Mark Wagner for assignment to create 40-man roster space for newly acquired backstop Mike McKenry, the team announced.

Wagner has a .264/.349/.420 line in 1898 minor league plate appearances over the course of six pro seasons since the Red Sox selected him in the ninth round of the 2005 draft. For what it’s worth, the 26-year-old hit .224/.299/.328 in 156 minor league plate appearances last year.

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