Daniel Nava RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Rays Claim Daniel Nava After Outfielder Was DFA’d By Red Sox

    NESN "Daniel Nava is staying in the American League East. The Tampa Rays claimed the outfielder off waivers Wednesday, CBSSports.com reported. Nava was on waivers after the Boston Red Sox designated him for assignment July 30. The 32-year-old struggled mightily while battling injuries this..." August 05

  • Red Sox Designate Daniel Nava

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Red Sox have designated outfielder/first baseman Daniel Nava for assignment, Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports on Twitter. He lost as spot as the club moved to add bullpen depth to its active roster. Nava, 32, put up strong results in fairly extensive playing time over each of the..." July 30

  • Red Sox' Nava gives up switch-hitting, will bat all left

    CSN New England "On the recommendation of the Red Sox, Daniel Nava has, for the time being, abandoned switch-hitting and will focus almost exclusively on hitting left-handed. "We're just seeing if lefty-lefty (hitting lefthanded against left-handed pitching) will be a viable option,'' said Nava. "There's only..." March 01

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Daniel nava settles with red sox at $1.85M

  • Nava expected to resume full baseball activities Wednesday

    CSN New England "Daniel Nava, who has been held out of swinging the bat for the last four days, is expected to re-start full baseball activities Wednesday. Nava has been hampered by a stiff neck and limited in what he's been allowed to do since the start of last weekend." February 26

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    John Tomase @jtomase

    Daniel Nava isn't yet ready to swing because of a sore neck, but he's not limited defensively.

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    Nick Cafardo @nickcafardo

    Daniel Nava has missed the last two days of batting practice due to a stiff neck. Hopes to give it a shot tomorrow.

  • How Daniel Nava has succeeded where others like him did not

    Providence Journal "There was a time when Daniel Nava was little more than an inspiring story. There have been times this season it's been easy to forget about that story. "That's probably the biggest thing he's done right?" Boston general manager Ben Cherington said. "Nobody is talking about the Golden League..." September 16

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    Pete Abraham @PeteAbe

    Daniel Nava returned from paternity leave. RHP Steven Wright optioned. #redsox

  • Daniel Nava lifts Red Sox past Mariners

    Boston Globe "Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has said that Daniel Nava was one of his toughest omissions from the American League All-Star team. Nava may not be going to New York next week. But the Red Sox appreciate his value more every day. Nava’s two-out, two-strike single in the 10th inning on..." July 11

  • Dropped from college team, Daniel Nava works way to stardom

    Boston Herald "It happens whenever Daniel Nava homers, or comes through with a clutch hit, or does just about anything for the Red Sox that merits a 10-second mention on “SportsCenter.” Invariably, Mark O’Brien’s phone buzzes. And then, the teasing begins. “It’s the first thing anybody says — ‘Nice talent..." June 18

  • Daniel Nava’s star on rise

    Boston Herald "Quick, name the American League outfielder with the best on-base percentage. No, it isn’t Mike Trout. Not Jose Bautista either. Try Daniel Nava. It’s true. Nava brought a .394 on-base percentage into the Red Sox’ series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays last night. He also was second..." June 13

  • Nava, Buchholz star as Sox win home opener

    Boston Herald "The numbers are stark. Throughout his career, Daniel Nava has been a far better hitter against right-handed pitchers than against lefties. Still, John Farrell played a hunch. So, even though the Red Sox opened Fenway Park today by facing Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, Nava was in the..." April 08