Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 3/9/12

Here's the release from the Boston Red Sox announcing they've come to terms with 16 players on their 2012 contracts:

The Boston Red Sox today announced that the club has agreed to terms with 16 players on the Major League roster on one-year contracts for the 2012 season. No further terms were disclosed.

The announcement was made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington.

Agreeing to terms were pitchers Michael Bowden, Drake Britton, Chris Carpenter, Felix Doubront, Mark Melancon, Clayton Mortensen, Stolmy Pimentel and Junichi Tazawa; catchers Luis Exposito and Ryan Lavarnway; infielders Lars Anderson, Will Middlebrooks and Oscar Tejeda; and outfielders Ryan Kalish, Che-Hsuan Lin and Darnell McDonald.

With the agreements, all 40 players on Boston’s Major League roster are under contract for the 2012 season.

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