Found July 26, 2013 on NESN.com:
David Ross won’t find his name penciled into the Red Sox’ lineup until at least mid August. But the veteran catcher is back with his teammates, and his presence alone could make a difference. Ross hasn’t played since June 14, as he’s currently on the 60-day disabled list because of a concussion. And even when he has been on the field this season, the 36-year-old has endured his share of struggles, hitting just .185 with a .274 on-base percentage in 23 games. Ross still brings plenty to the table in terms of leadership, though, so his return to the Red Sox’ clubhouse Thursday was a very encouraging sign. “There’s going to be some throwing and some conditioning that goes into his daily work, but the tolerance we’ll monitor daily and how we can progress forward,” manager John Farrell said. “But his addition back in this clubhouse, this is one of the most respected guys in our clubhouse. He’s full of life and energy, and I think for some of the younger guys, there might be a little bit ...
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