Ryan Hanigan

Ryan Hanigan #10

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/215
  • Age: 35


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Ryan Hanigan Stats

.247 2 16 0 .664

Ryan Hanigan MLB Career Stats

.255 27 188 1 .691

Ryan Hanigan Bio

  • Full Name: Ryan Michael Hanigan
  • Pronunciation: HAN-i-gin
  • Born: 8/16/1980 in Washington, DC
  • College: Rollins, FL
  • Debut: September 9, 2007
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2015 Stats 174 28 43 2 16 0 .247 .337 .664
MLB Career Stats 1753 174 447 27 188 1 .255 .352 .691
  • Status: Active

Ryan Hanigan Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Red Sox AL 201 108 86.14 194.14 -3.41 8.52 24.43
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.72 0.44 9.01 33.45


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August 29, 2015 at 6:14 PM ET

Papi, Hanley out of lineup with nagging injuries

The Red Sox had a lineup on Saturday that didn't include David Ortiz or Hanley Ramirez. Both players are nursing nagging injuries.

July 2, 2015 at 8:10 PM ET

Red Sox activate Hanigan from 60-day DL

The Red Sox activated catcher Ryan Hanigan ahead of Thursday's game against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. In a corresponding move, the club optioned reliever Jonathan Aro to Triple-A Pawtucket.


Ryan Hanigan Awards

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Louisville INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Louisville INT

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Chattanooga SOU

Ryan Hanigan Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 2, 2015 Boston Red Sox activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 60-day disabled list.
June 27, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Portland Sea Dogs.
June 22, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 3, 2015 Boston Red Sox transferred C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. fractured right hand
May 2, 2015 Boston Red Sox placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list. fractured right hand
December 20, 2014 San Diego Padres traded C Ryan Hanigan to Boston Red Sox for 3B Will Middlebrooks.
December 19, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays traded CF Wil Myers, C Ryan Hanigan, LHP Jose Castillo and RHP Gerardo Reyes to San Diego Padres for C Rene Rivera, RHP Burch Smith and 1B Jake Bauers.
August 26, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day disabled list.
August 22, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
August 2, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
July 17, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 9, 2014. Left oblique strain
June 11, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day disabled list.
June 7, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
May 28, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 27, 2014. Right hamstring strain
December 3, 2013 Cincinnati Reds traded C Ryan Hanigan to Tampa Bay Rays.
August 9, 2013 Ryan Hanigan roster status changed by Cincinnati Reds.
July 11, 2013 Cincinnati Reds placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 10, 2013. Sprained left wrist.
May 10, 2013 Cincinnati Reds activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day disabled list.
May 7, 2013 Cincinnati Reds sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Louisville Bats.
April 21, 2013 Cincinnati Reds placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 20, 2013. Strained left oblique.
July 9, 2010 Cincinnati Reds activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day disabled list.
June 24, 2010 sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Louisville Bats.
May 29, 2010 Cincinnati Reds placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list. Broken left thumb.
September 9, 2009 Cincinnati Reds activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day disabled list.
September 3, 2009 sent C Ryan Hanigan on a rehab assignment to Louisville Bats.
August 24, 2009 Cincinnati Reds placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day disabled list. Concussion.
April 5, 2007 C Ryan Hanigan assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts.

Ryan Michael Hanigan Bio Info

Graduated from Andover High School in Andover, MA and still lives in that city ... attended Rollins College.


Appeared in 84 games in his only season with the Rays...Missed time with 2 trips to the DL...The Rays went 33-33 (.500) in his 66 starts and 44-52 (.458) otherwise...11 of his 66 starts resulted in shutout wins (17%)...Hit 5 HR, 1 shy of his career high (6 with CIN in 2011)...Batted .260 (27-for-104) with a .381 OBP and 4 of his 5 HR at Tropicana Field...Averaged a walk every 8.5 PA, 16th best among AL players with at least 250 PA...Drew 31 BB against 39 SO, the 1st full season he had more strikeouts than walks...Caught 6 of 36 attempted base stealers (17%)...Made his 6th Opening Day roster and played 1st game for TB the next day, 4/1 vs. TOR...On 4/13 at CIN, the Rays ended the 2nd inning with a 6-2-4-3-2 double play, with Hanigan recording both putouts with tags at the plate (Devin Mesoraco, Zack Cozart)...3 of his 5 HR and 15 of his 34 RBI came in April...3 HR tied August 2011 for most in any month of his career...15 RBI were a career high for any month and set a club record for a catcher in April...Had 22 RBI in his first 32 games through 5/12...On 4/19 vs. NYY, recorded the 3rd multi-HR game of his career, 1st since 8/13/11 vs. SD...Also set a career high with 6 RBI, a Rays single-game record for a catcher...Became the 1st No. 9 hitter ever to record 6+ RBI in a game against NYY...Spent 5/27-6/10 on the DL with right hamstring tightness, and the team went 1-12 in his absence...Returned to the DL from 7/9-8/25 due to a left oblique strain...Played a total of 6 games over a pair of rehabilitation stints, both with High-A Charlotte...A 3rd-inning throwing error on 9/10 at NYY ended a career-long 122 consecutive games at catcher without an error that began on 5/20/13...On 9/12 at TOR, had a solo HR for only run in TB's 1-0 win...Became the 1st Rays catcher to catch a shutout and homer in a 1-0 win.


Injuries limited him to 75 games and 66 starts for Cincinnati, who secured an NL Wild Card berth…was placed on the DL twice, April 21-May 9 with a strained left oblique, and July 11-Aug 8 with a sprained left wrist... Threw out 12 of 30 attempted base stealers, a 40 pct. mark which ranked 3rd among major league catchers (min. 50 games) behind STL Yadier Molina (42.2) and LAD A.J. Ellis (40.7) and just ahead of MIN Joe Mauer (39.5)…the average in the majors in 2013 was 23.1... His catcher's ERA was 3.40, the fourth consecutive season it has been under 4.00…his 3.63 career mark is lowest among active catchers (min. 400 games)... Reds pitchers went 39-27 in his starts (.591) and were 51-45 (.531) in other games…during his career, the Reds were 226-168 (.574) in his 394 starts... In between stints on the DL, caught Homer Bailey's no-hitter on July 2 vs. SF…also caught Bailey's no-hitter on Sep 28, 2012 at PIT…is one of five active catchers to catch two no-hitters, joining Buster Posey, A.J. Pierzynski, Carlos Ruiz and Miguel Olivo. Bailey and Hanigan are the only batterymates to combine for two no-hitters in the regular season since KC Fran Healy caught Steve Busby's no-hitters in 1973 and 1974... In only 66 starts, caught 10 shutouts... Offensively, had more walks than strikeouts for the sixth straight year…he is one of only five active players with more career walks than strikeouts (min. 1,500 PA)…joins Alberto Callaspo, Albert Pujols, Dustin Pedroia and Joe Mauer... His ratio of 9.94 PA per strikeout is 11th best among active players (min. 1,500 PA)…only one catcher ranks ahead of him: Yadier Molina at 11.30…has never fanned three times in a 9-inning game…his only 3-SO game came May 28, 2011 in a 12-inning loss to Atlanta…he fanned twice in his first major league start on Sep 14, 2007 at MIL but has had only 18 multistrikeout games since then... Started his second straight season opener and 12 of the first 17 games before the left oblique injury…was hitting 3-for-38 (.079) at the time... On Sep 8 his RBI double off LAD Ronald Belisario with one out in the bottom of the 9th gave the Reds a 3-2 win and moved them into a second-place tie with the Pirates... Had 2 hits in the Reds 3-2, 10-inning win on Sep 23 vs. NYM to clinch a postseason berth... Hit only 2 home runs, both 3-run shots in wins: May 18 at PHI off Kyle Kendrick and six days later, May 24 vs. CHC off Scott Feldman... POSTSEASON: Started the Reds 6-2 loss at Pittsburgh in the Wild Card Game…it was his third trip to the postseason... Acquired by the Rays in a three-team trade on Dec 3…signed a three-year extension through 2016 with a club option for 2017 worth a guaranteed $10.75 million.

2012 Established career highs in apps, hits and doubles ... his 3.04era was the lowest among Major League catchers...caught Homer Bailey's no-hitter on 9/28 at Pit (1-0 win, 1bb, 10k) ... ranked third among National League catchers in fielding percentage (.995, 4e, 833tc) ... Reds pitchers posted a 61-37 record in his team-high 98 starts ... caught 11 of the staff's 12 shutouts and 6 of the 9 complete games ... threw out 25-57 baserunners attempting to steal (44%) ... leading off the sixth inning of the 5-0 loss on 6/28 at SF singled for the Reds' only hit off Madison Bumgarner ... in the sixth inning of the 3-1 win on 9/18 at Chi drove in the game's only runs with a 3-run double off Justin Germano ... in the 9-0 win vs SF in Game 2 of the Division Series produced 2 hits and 3rbi ... started 4 of the 5 NLDS games and scored a run in 3 of those games. 2011 Established career highs in apps (91), at bats (266), runs (27), hits (71) and HR (6)...in his last 15 starts of the season hit .377 (20-53, 3hr, 10rbi), raising BA from .244 to season-ending .267...was bothered late in the season by a back injury and didn't play after 9/15...Reds pitchers posted a staff-best 3.97era while he caught and went 38-35 in his 73 starts...threw out 13-46 baserunners attempting to steal (28%), including 13 of his last 32 (41%)...in the 12-3 win on 4/3 vs Mil produced 4 hits and 2 homers (off Brandon Kintzler, Mitch Stetter), both career highs...had another 2-homer game and tied his career high with 5rbi in the 13-1 win on 8/13 vs SD...over 3 apps from 8/13-8/19 went 8-for-12 (.667, 1 2b, 3hr, 8rbi)...was the first Reds catcher with at least 8 hits and 8rbi over a 3-appearance span since Johnny Bench did it for the only time in his career from 5/30-6/1, 1972 (8-13, 4hr, 8rbi)...in the 4-3 win on 6/29 at TB hit a 3-run HR off James Shields to snap the scoreless tie...in the seventh inning of the 3-1 win on 7/17 vs StL snapped the 1-1 tie with an RBI-single off Jaime Garcia...on 7/23 vs Atl singled off Derek Lowe for his 200th career hit. 2010 In 70 apps hit .300...despite a stint on the 15-day disabled list established career highs in hitting (.300), runs (25), doubles (11), HR (5) and RBI (40)...hit .524 in his last 6 starts (11-21, 3 2b, 3rbi) and .349 in his last 18 starts (22-63, 1hr, 7rbi) while the Reds battled for the division title...ended the season with a 4-game hitting streak (8-14, .571)...from 5/29-7/8 missed 38g while on the DL with a broken left thumb...suffered the injury in the fourth inning on 5/28 vs Hou but remained in the game...made 58 starts behind the plate...the staff went 38-20 in his starts...Reds pitchers posted a 3.36era while he caught...threw out 12-41 baserunners attempting to steal (29 percent)...caught Homer Bailey's 4-hit shutout on 5/11 at Pit and complete games by Bronson Arroyo on 5/16 vs StL and 7/26 at Mil...caught 5 of the staff's 9 team shutouts...from 7/23-8/8 produced an RBI in 7 of his 9 apps (12rbi)...on 5/8 vs Chi hit his first career grand slam (off Justin Berg) and produced a career-high 5rbi...in the 10-2 win on 7/28 at Mil produced a successful suicide squeeze bunt that gave the Reds a 5-2 lead...on 8/6 at Chi, his 2-run HR off Tom Gorzelanny gave the Reds their 2-0 lead in a 3-0 win... in the seventh inning of the 6-1 win on 9/1 vs Mil hit his first career pinch-hit HR, a 2-run shot off Todd Coffey that snapped the 1-1 tie...in the National League Division Series vs the Phillies started behind the plate in Game 2 and played in Game 3 as a defensive replacement. 2009 In his first full season in the Major Leagues made a team-high 72 starts behind the plate...became the club's starting catcher after Ramon Hernandez went on the disabled list on 7/20...led all National League catchers in fielding percentage (.998, 1 E, 539 TC)...from 8/25-9/8 missed 15 games with a concussion suffered on 8/23 at Pit when he was hit in the face mask by a foul tip...made 16 apps and 8 starts after he was reinstated from the disabled list...led the club with 47 starts batting eighth in the order...recorded 15 2-hit games and a pair of 3-hit games...the team went 34-38 in his starts...Reds pitchers posted a 4.27 ERA while he caught...threw out 18-46 baserunners attempting to steal (39%)...from 6/17-7/5 hit .481 during a career-high 8-game hitting streak...on 6/19 vs WSox hit his first career triple...on 7/25 at Chi was scratched with a stiff neck and missed six games...on 8/13 vs Wsh snapped a career-high 0-for-20 skid with a solo HR off Collin Balester. 2008 Spent most of the season at Class AAA Louisville, where he was a mid-season and postseason International League All-Star...in Baseball America's Best Tools issue was rated the best defensive catcher in the IL...in 75g for the Bats hit .324 until he was promoted on 8/10 after C David Ross was designated for assignment...started behind the plate in 25 of the Reds' last 44g of the season...the team went 14-11 in his starts...Reds pitchers posted a 4.16era when he caught...threw out 8-23 baserunners attempting to steal (35%)...caught both of the staff's complete games, Bronson Arroyo's 2-1 win on 8/26 at Hou and Aaron Harang's 3-0 win on 9/17 vs StL...produced six 2-hit games...in the batting order hit sixth (3gs), seventh (5gs) and eighth (17gs)...on 8/20 at Chi broke up Ted Lilly's no-hit bid with a double leading off the sixth inning...his career-high 7-game hitting streak from 8/16-9/2 (.348) was kept alive by a pinch-hit walk on 8/23 at Col and a pair of walks on 8/24 at Col in which he pinch hit and then caught 3.1 innings...began the season on the Bats' disabled list with a strained left abdominal muscle... was reinstated on 4/24...on 8/6 vs Toledo had a career-high 5 hits, tied for the most by a Louisville batter all season...in the 10th inning of the Bats' 2-1 victory on 8/7 vs Toledo ended the game with an RBI-single. 2007 Spent the minor league season at Class AA Chattanooga and Class AAA Louisville...in his Major League debut made 5 apps for the Reds, including 2 starts...in his starts Reds pitchers went 2-0 and posted a 4.05era...began the season at Chattanooga...at the time of his 6/28 promotion to Louisville ranked fourth in the Southern League in on-base percentage (.420) and had reached base safely in 40 of his last 42g for the Lookouts...was selected to play in the Southern League All-Star Game...threw out 39 percent of SL baserunners attempting to steal, third-best in the league, and for the Bats threw out 48 percent of the runners attempting to steal...had three 4-hit games for the Lookouts...was recalled after Louisville's season ended... on 9/9 vs Mil made his Major League debut, pinch hit and on the first pitch doubled off Ben Sheets...started behind the plate on 9/14 at Mil (0-3, 1bb) and in the season finale on 9/30 vs Chi (2-4, 2rbi, 2r)...in that game vs the Cubs produced his first career 2-hit game and his first career RBI on a run-scoring single off Ted Lilly... was 1 of 10 Reds players to make Major League debuts in 2007 (OF Josh Hamilton, LHP Jon Coutlangus, RHP Homer Bailey, RHP Jared Burton, RHP Brad Salmon, RHP Marcus McBeth, LHP Phil Dumatrait, RHP Tom Shearn, 1B/OF Joey Votto)...was a non-roster invitee to spring training camp...following the season played for Escogido in the Domincan Winter League (17g, .200, 1hr, 3rbi). 2006 Appeared in 64g at Class AA Chattanooga and Class AAA Louisville...was a non-roster invitee to spring training camp. 2005 At Class AA Chattanooga hit .321 in 100g...ranked second in the Southern League and tied for second in the Reds organization in batting average...from 5/4-5/25 had a season-high 12-game hitting streak (14-41, .341, 1hr, 3rbi)...also produced an 11-game hitting streak from 6/24-7/7 (17-37, .459, 4rbi)...belted a grand slam in a 12-10 loss on 8/29 at West Tenn...following the season played for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League (13g, .216, 1rbi, 1sb)...on 1/10/06 was invited to 2006 Major League spring training camp as a non-roster player. 2004 At Class A Potomac batted .296 with 5hr and 56rbi in 119g...ranked fifth among all Reds minor leaguers and seventh in the Carolina League in batting average...from 7/6-7/29 recorded a 22-game hitting streak (37-90, .411, 1hr, 21rbi), the longest hitting streak in the Carolina League in 2004. 2003 While at Class A Dayton was selected to play in the Midwest League All-Star Game...in a 7-4 win at Quad City on 4/27 produced season highs with 4 hits and 3 RBI...appeared in 1 game for Louisville in his Class AAA debut 2002 Began the season with Orleans in the Cape Cod League and batted .292 with 8 RBI in 37 games...signed with the Reds on 8/23. 2001 Played for Lowell in the New England Collegiate League and hit .282 (1hr, 13rbi) in 38g.