Found November 05, 2013 on NESN.com:
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The Red Sox did not extend a qualifying offer to Jarrod Saltalamacchia on Monday. That doesn’t mean that Salty won’t be back, but it certainly leaves open the possibility that he could sign elsewhere. The Red Sox will need to figure out their starting catching situation if Saltalamacchia leaves via free agency. One option — albeit an expensive one — could be fellow free agent Brian McCann, who apparently thinks very highly of Boston. “Certainly Boston is a city that Brian likes, and he has always respected the organization and the front office,” McCann’s agent, B.B. Abbott, told the Boston Herald. “Obviously, the coaching staff and clubhouse unity is attractive. He has also always been fascinated with the fan base, their support of the Red Sox and the history of the organization. Boston would certainly be a place that would be a consideration for Brian.” Abbott reportedly didn’t say whether the Red Sox have called to express interest in his client, so for now, we’re left to speculat...
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