Found November 24, 2013 on Baseball News Source:
The Tampa Bay Rays have reached an agreement with catcher Jose Molina on a two-year deal worth $4.5 million according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Earlier this week it was reported that the Rays and Molina were working on a deal to return in 2014. Molina hit .233./.290/.304 in 99 games for the Rays last season and likely would be teamed again with Jose Lobaton  as Tampa Bay’s catching combo. Last season Molina started a career-high 87 games and Lobaton 76. Defensively Molina had eight passed balls. The Rays like his game-calling and pitch-framing and even with a dropoff to 23.3 percent, he was above average in throwing out runners. Jose Molina has 2-year agreement with #rays. Said to be for $4.5M for the 2. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 24, 2013  

Tampa Bay Rays resign Molina

The Rays have resigned free agent catcher Jose Molina to a two-year contract, reports Jon Heyman. The deal is believed to be worth $4.5 million total. Jose Molina has 2-year agreement with #rays. Said to be for $4.5M for the 2. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 24, 2013   Molina, 38, has hit .228/.288/.328 with 10 home runs in 201 games with Tampa Bay over the last two...

Rays continue to spend wisely, bring back Jose Molina for two years

The Tampa Bay Rays are set at catcher for 2014, re-signing veteran Jose Molina to a two-year deal with a total of $4.5 million. Molina will likely continue to split time behind the plate with Jose Lobaton next season. The 38-year old Molina isn't known for his bat - his career line is just .238/.287/.340, and he's had a wRC+ above 100 just once in the last decade. But...

Rays bring back Jose Molina for two years, $4.5 million

Jose Molina‘s ability to frame pitches will keep him in the league for at least another couple of years. According to Jon Heyman of, he and the Rays have come to terms on a two-year, $4.5 million contract. The 38-year-old Molina doesn’t bring much else to the table at this point. He hit .228/.288/.318 with 10 homers and 50 RBI over 201 games in his first two seasons...

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 337: Free Agent Spending So Far/The McCann, Molina, and Smith Signings by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the early movement on the free agent market, then break down the Jose Molina, Brian McCann, and Joe Smith signings.

Yanks Sign McCann, Rays Sign Molina and So it Goes

Two teams in the American League East needed catchers this off season and both filled the need within a day of each other last week, albeit using vastly different strategies.  The New York Yankees signed free-agent Brian McCann to a five-year $85 million deal. The Tampa Bay Rays re-signed Jose Molina to a two-year deal worth $4.5 million. And so it goes in the American League...

Rays a possibility to acquire 1B Mitch Moreland

The Tampa Bay Rays are interested in trading for Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. The possibility of the team making a move for him has increased now that Texas has acquired Prince Fielder to play first base. Tampa Bay's first baseman in 2013, James Loney, is a free agent this offseason and unlikely to return after having his...
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