BOSTON, MA -- The Boston Red Sox today added catcher Jett Bandy to the team’s 2021 Spring Training roster as a non-roster invitee. The Red Sox have now invited 32 players to Major League Spring Training camp as non-roster invitees.
Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.
Bandy, 30, will be attending his second consecutive Major League Spring Training camp with the Red Sox as a non-roster invitee. He spent the entire 2020 season at the Alternate Training Site, his first year in the Boston organization. The California native has appeared in 156 major league games with the Los Angeles Angels (2015-16) and Milwaukee Brewers (2017-18), making Opening Day rosters in both of his seasons with the Brewers. Bandy has made 123 starts at catcher in the majors, throwing out 27 of 94 (28.7%) attempted base stealers. A right-handed hitter, he has slugged .475 against left-handed pitchers during his major league career.
BOSTON RED SOX 40-MAN ROSTER (40)
PITCHERS (23): Matt Andriese, Matt Barnes, Eduard Bazardo, Ryan Brasier, Colten Brewer, Austin Brice, Nathan Eovaldi, Jay Groome, Darwinzon Hernandez, Tanner Houck, Bryan Mata, Adam Ottavino, Martín Pérez, Nick Pivetta, Garrett Richards, Eduardo Rodriguez, Hirokazu Sawamura, John Schreiber, Connor Seabold, Josh Taylor, Phillips Valdez, Marcus Walden, Garrett Whitlock
CATCHERS (3): Ronaldo Hernández, Christian Vázquez, Connor Wong
INFIELDERS (8): Jonathan Araúz, Christian Arroyo, Xander Bogaerts, Michael Chavis, Bobby Dalbec, Rafael Devers, Kiké Hernández, Hudson Potts
OUTFIELDERS (6): Franchy Cordero, J.D. Martinez, Hunter Renfroe, Jeisson Rosario, Alex Verdugo, Marcus Wilson
BOSTON RED SOX NON-ROSTER INVITEES (32)
PITCHERS (17): Seth Blair, Matt Carasiti, Raynel Espinal, Durbin Feltman, Frank German, Stephen Gonsalves, Daniel Gossett, Zac Grotz, Matt Hall, Kyle Hart, Kevin McCarthy, Kaleb Ort, Andrew Politi, Caleb Simpson, Thad Ward, Ryan Weber, Josh Winckowski
CATCHERS (6): Roldani Baldwin, Jett Bandy, Kole Cottam, Chris Herrmann, Jhonny Pereda, Austin Rei
INFIELDERS (5): Triston Casas, Chad De La Guerra, Jeter Downs, Josh Ockimey, Nick Yorke
OUTFIELDERS (4): Jarren Duran, Michael Gettys, Yairo Muñoz, César Puello
INJURED LIST (2)
PITCHERS (1): Chris Sale
CATCHERS (1): Kevin Plawecki