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The Atlanta Braves had hopes of moving its Class-A affiliate, currently operating in Lynchburg, Virginia to Wilmington, North Carolina in time for the 2015 season. However, N.C. voters overwhelmingly voted “no” during Tuesday’s election to raise property taxes to pay for a proposed ballpark. Without the $37 million in taxes to build the a stadium [...]
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Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann is expected to miss the first two to four weeks of the season after having shoulder surgery in October, the Atlanta-Journal Constitution reported Saturday. Compounding McCann's loss is that backup catcher David Ross agreed to a two-year, $6.2 million deal with the Boston Red Sox. The Braves have to find a catcher to fill in for McCann,...
Former Atlanta Braves backup catcher David Ross has signed a two-year deal with the Boston Red Sox for $6.2 million. Ross is coming off of a contract that paid him $3.2 million over two years with the Braves, meaning that his salary will nearly double with his new club.
Ross's departure from Atlanta comes as a stunner to a fanbase that didn't even consider the possibility...
David Ross is considered perhaps the best backup catcher in baseball. And now he is joining the Boston Red Sox.
Ross reached agreement Saturday with the Red Sox on a two-year, free-agent contract, according to a major-league source.
The deal will become official once Ross passes a physical, ending his four-year tenure with the Atlanta Braves. Financial terms are not yet known....
Free agent Gerald Laird has been signed to replace the very popular David Ross
Backup catcher David Ross has accepted a two-year $6.2 million dollar contract with the Boston Red Sox. The deal will be announced pending Ross passing a physical.
The Braves did not want to give the 36-year old Ross more than a one year contract.
Ross has been an excellent back-up the past four years...
only a month ago...
FOX Sports exclusive: Red Sox, Ross agree to two-year deal
Bowman: Ross confirms that he has agreed to two-year deal with the Red Sox
Sources: Free-agent catcher David Ross agrees to two-year deal with #RedSox, pending physical.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 10, 2012
Ross will be “more than a backup but not a starter” for #RedSox, source...