Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:39:24 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland announced his retirement Wednesday, March 6.
Fri, 13 Jul 2012 20:33:07 -0700
The Boston Red Sox announced OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) underwent successful surgery for a complication of the cavernous malformation in his brain. He originally had brain surgery back in the spring of 2010.
Sun, 08 Jan 2012 10:31:26 -0800
Updating previous reports, Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) had what was considered to be a successful week while facing live pitching in the Dominican Republic and is continuing to rehab at the team's spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:21:51 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) had five at-bats in the last two days in the Dominican Republic instructional league. He grounded out twice, walked, struck out and was hit by a pitch.
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 15:53:30 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) is scheduled to receive an at-bat in an instructional league game in the Dominican Republic Thursday, Dec. 8, and if everything goes well, he will see more at-bats Friday, Dec. 9. He won't be running the bases or playing the field.
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 12:26:15 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) has been cleared to play and will start serving as the designated hitter in the Dominican Republic Instructional League very soon. He has already started taking live batting practice in Florida.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 10:17:50 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) will face live pitching for the first time Wednesday, Aug. 17, since undergoing brain surgery in March of last year. However, he will just track pitches and won't be swinging.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 13:51:35 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) has been hitting during spring training and feels great, according to ESPNBoston.com's Joe McDonald. Westmoreland is scheduled to be examined by a neurologist Tuesday, Feb. 22.
Wed, 19 Jan 2011 13:24:12 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) has been working out in Florida, according to MLB.com's Ian Browne. "He's down in Fort Myers working out," said director of player development Mike Hazen. "He's hitting. He's throwing. He's going through all the workouts, the lifting. I still think the original diagnosis ... it's still going to take some time to get back to where he was. We're not making any hard-line predictions on a timeframe on when he's going to actually come out and play a game."
Wed, 23 Jun 2010 08:56:36 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Ryan Westmoreland (brain) is recovering nicely after undergoing surgery three months ago to fix a cavernous malformation on his brain, according to ESPNBoston.com's Brendan Hall. Westmoreland has been running and throwing. "If you had asked me three months ago (to now), the progress has been amazing," Westmoreland said. "Everything I've heard from the doctors, they all say the progress has been amazing. I'm excited to keep it going."