Josh Rutledge

Josh Rutledge

2B,3B,1B - FA
Height: 6' 1"Weight: 190 lbsAge: 28College: AlabamaBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

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Josh Rutledge activated from disabled list Tuesday

Josh Rutledge was activated from the disabled list Tuesday by the Red Sox. Rutledge takes Pablo Sandoval's spot on the roster, as the latter was just placed on the 10-day disabled list with a right knee strain.

Fantasy Impact

Josh Rutledge will likely split playing time with Marco Hernandez with Sandoval out, and he may get some starts against left-handers even when Sandoval returns. At the moment, though, Rutledge is not an everyday player and has little fantasy value.

Mike Maher34 weeks ago
Josh Rutledge called up by Red Sox

Josh Rutledge was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday, Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports. The Red Sox needed some infield depth after placing Pablo Sandoval on the disabled list, so Rutledge received the call to the majors.

Fantasy Impact

Rutledge is hitting .316 at Pawtucket but will mainly be used as a utility infielder while up with Boston. He will not see enough at-bats to be fantasy relevant unless more injuries crop up for the Red Sox.

John Aubin2 years ago
Josh Rutledge gets third start in a row

Josh Rutledge started a third straight game Saturday, filling in for Brock Holt (oblique). He went 1-for-3 in a loss to Kansas City.

Fantasy Impact

Josh Rutledge is getting an opportunity to play with the Red Sox banged up. He is hitting well as he has hits in all three gstarts along with a home run. But don't expect Rutledge to stay in the lineup for much longer. And he is not fantasy relevant at this time.

John Aubin2 years ago
Josh Rutledge called up from Triple-A

Josh Rutledge has been called up from Triple-A Pawtucket, Sean McAdam of CSNNE reports.

Fantasy Impact

Josh Rutledge was acquired on Monday from the Angels in the Shane Victorino deal. Rutledge figures to serve as a backup infielder, capable of playing second, third and shortstop. He can get hot at the plate as he has shown with the Rockies but for now has no fantasy value.

John Aubin2 years ago
Josh Rutledge traded to Boston for Shane Victorino

The Angels have announced that they have received veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations in a trade with the Red Sox for utility infielder Josh Rutledge. The 34-year-old Victorino has suffered through an injury-plagued season and has been unproductive over the last two years. Rutledge has yet to play for the Angels this year after playing for Colorado the past three seasons.

Fantasy Impact

For the Angels this adds veteran depth to their outfield while giving up a infielder that was not even playing for the team. Victorino when healthy can contribute as a very productive bench player and could be utilized heavily once playoffs come around.

Jamison Malasko2 years ago