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Ryan Lavarnway

Ryan Lavarnway 20 1B

Pawtucket Red Sox

  • Status: Disabled 7-Day
  • Full Name: Ryan Cole Lavarnway
  • Age: 27 (August 7, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Burbank, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 240
  • Draft: Round 6 (2008, BOS)
  • MLB Debut: 08/18/2011
  • School: Yale
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Ryan Lavarnway Stats Summary

Ryan Lavarnway Career Stats

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Ryan Lavarnway Awards and Honors

Ryan Lavarnway  20 1B

  • Full Name: Ryan Cole Lavarnway
  • Born: August 7, 1987
  • Age: 27
  • Birthplace: Burbank, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 240
  • Draft: Round 6 (2008, BOS)
  • School: Yale
  • MLB Debut: 08/18/2011

Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the sixth round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of Yale University. ... Was ranked the Red Sox's No. 4 prospect by MLB.com entering the 2012 season. ... Made his Major League debut on Aug. 18, 2011. ... On Sept. 27, 2011, he became the third player in Major League history to hit multiple homers in his first game started behind the plate. ... Was named Red Sox Minor League Offensive Co-Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011. ... Was named the organization's Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America following the 2011 season. ... Finished the 2011 season with 32 homers, the most by a Red Sox Minor Leaguer since 2004. ... Was tabbed by Baseball America as the best power prospect in the International League in 2011. ... In 2010, he led the organization and ranked 11th in the Minor Leagues in RBIs. ... Was a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench Award and Golden Spikes Award as a junior at Yale in 2008. Also was a candidate for the Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year award and was named second team All-Ivy League and first team All-New England after leading the conference in homers (13), RBIs (42), walks (29), slugging percentage (.824) and on-base percentage (.541) while pacing the Bulldogs with a .398 batting average. ... Became the Ivy League's all-time leader with 33 career homers. ... Led the NCAA with a .467 (70-for-150) average and .873 slugging percentage as a sophomore.