Found January 23, 2012 on BigAppleMetsTalk:

The Mets have been rumored to have interest in free agent outfielder Cody Ross. Cody would be a very nice addition to a weak hitting bench. He also has the ability to start if needed.

The Mets bench currently consists of Mike Nickeas, Ronny Cedeno, Scott Hairston and Justin Turner. Ross would instantly become the top bat off the bench and provides insurance if any of the potential outfield starters struggle.

Right now it appears that the Mets are just keeping tabs on the situation, but Ross would be a welcome addition if he signs. He can play all three outfield positions and he will provide power. He hit 14 home runs last season in just over 300 at bats.

I hope Sandy is able to get this done at a reasonable cost. If so this may be one  of his best signings as the Mets General Manager.




Red Sox, OF Ross agree to one-year deal.

The Boston Red Sox have reportedly signed outfielder Cody Ross to a one-year deal worth $3 million. Ross told the Associated Press via text message late Monday that the deal won't be finalized until he takes a physical.The 31-year-old was instrumental in the San Francisco Giants' World Series run in 2010 and is a .261 career hitter with 100 home runs in eight seasons.Ross...

Red Sox sign Cody Ross

Great news Red Sox Nation, the Red Sox have signed Cody Ross to a 1 year contract that should be worth right around $3 million. Ross mashes lefties and should fill the Red Sox RF hole very nicely. It’svery possible we could see a Kalish/Ross platoon later on in the season. Cody Ross won the Championship Series MVP for the Giants in 2010 and has a career slash line of .240/.325...

Mets Interested In Cody Ross

The Mets are "making a run at signing" free agent outfielder Cody Ross, reports ESPN's Jerry Crasnick (Twitter link).  Ross would give the Mets depth at all three outfield positions, join ex-Giants teammate Andres Torres in a center field platoon or join Scott Hairston as right-handed complements to the left-handed hitting Lucas Duda in right field. The Braves...

Cody Ross agrees to sign with Red Sox

SAN FRANCISCO Cody Ross says he has agreed to sign with the Boston Red Sox, giving them an experienced bat to...

Cody Ross signs with Boston Red Sox

Former San Francisco Giants outfielder—and 2010 post-season hero—Cody Ross has signed a contract to play for the Boston Red Sox, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Ross, 31, became a fan favorite in San Fran after his heroics in the 2010 post-season when he batted .294/.390/.686 (1.076 OPS) with 5 HR and 10 RBI in 15 games. Two of his homers came against Phillies ace Roy...

Mets trying to sign Cody Ross

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets are interested in OF Cody Ross, and are “making a run at signing him.” Ross, 31, hit .240 with 14 home runs and 52 RBI in 405 at-bats over 121 games with the Giants last season. He’s a .261 career hitter with a .323 OBP with 100 home runs and 371 RBI in eight seasons with the Giants, Marlins, Dodgers, Reds, and Tigers. He’s hit...

Sox Sign Outfielder Cody Ross

Matt Snyder reports here.Ross was MVP of the 2010 NLCS. His regular season numbers are less impressive, but still decent.

Nothing is imminent with Cody Ross

Andy Martino of the Daily News says nothing is imminent with the Mets and Cody Ross, and the team’s level of interest isn’t strong right now. Original Post, Jan. 21 at 6:30 pm: According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Mets are interested in OF Cody Ross, and are “making a run at signing him.” However, now that the Red Sox have reportedly agreed to trade Marco Scutaro to...

Report: Red Sox Sign Cody Ross to One-Year Deal

The Red Sox have apparently added some outfield depth, and it's going to come in the form of Cody Ross. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the veteran outfielder has agreed to a contract with the Red Sox. He'll be one of a few options for new manager Bobby Valentine in an overhauled Boston outfield. The Boston Herald's Mike Silverman reported that the deal will...

Cody Ross Helps Fill Hole in Outfield, Enables Red Sox to Move Mike Aviles Back to Infield (Video)

The Red Sox did more than address an issue in their outfield by signing Cody Ross. The move will allow them to move Mike Aviles back to the infield, where he can compete for the shortstop job vacated by Marco Scutaro. Red Sox beat reporter Didier Morais explains what the move means for the Red Sox in the video above. Have a question for Didier Morais? Send it to him via...


With the word that Cody Ross has signed with the Boston Red Sox with the Mets in contention for his services, the question of the day is whom would you rather  have as your 4th outfielder, Cody Ross or Scott Hairston? Ross put a .240/.325/.405/.730 line last season with the Giants in 461 plate appearances. Hairston, stepped into the batter’s box, a sporadic 145 times to fill...

Ross Replaced Drew

The Red Sox are about to sign Cody Ross: Cody Ross agreed to sign with the Boston Red Sox, giving them an experienced hitter with postseason success on his resume to help replace J.D. Drew in right field. and reported the contract is for one year and $3 million. Ross told The Associated Press in a text message late Monday that the deal won’t be finalized...

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