Christian Vázquez became a two-time World Series champion Saturday, and after the conclusion of the Fall Classic, the 32-year-old became a free agent.
The Astros took down the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 to win their second World Series in franchise history. Vázquez wasn’t a starter throughout Houston’s postseason run, but the veteran catcher played a pivotal part in key moments, including the second no-hitter in World Series history.
“I woke up today with my second ring, wow,” Vázquez tweeted Sunday. “Winning is better than losing.”
But his second tweet raised more questions about his 2023 future.
“Houston, thank you so much for this memorable year,” Vázquez tweeted.
It’s not clear what intentions the Astros have for Vázquez. They traded for the eight-year catcher to boost their depth at the position behind Martín Maldonado.
Vázquez is open to a return to Boston, and the feeling could be reciprocal depending on what plans the Red Sox have at catcher for 2023.