It's not the Ross we are hoping for the Boston Red Sox to sign but there's still plenty of time in free agency. But the Red Sox have made the David Ross signing official.
Here's the release:
BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today signed catcher David Ross to a two-year contract through the 2014 season. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington.
Ross appeared in 62 games for the Atlanta Braves in 2012, including 47 starts behind the plate, in his fourth season with the organization and his 11th Major League campaign overall. The 35-year-old threw out 42.4 percent of attempted base stealers (14 of 33), the fourth-best rate among Major League catchers with at least 40 games at the position. A right-handed hitter, he batted .256 (45-for-176) with seven doubles, nine home runs, 23 RBI, 18 runs and 18 walks. His average of a home run every 19.56 at-bats ranked third among National League catchers with at least 150 plate appearances,...