Found November 13, 2012 on
Things have been thoroughly shaken up in Boston for the Red Sox, as they have signed David Ross to a contract to be added to the catching team. This an interesting prospect for the team and could prove to be bad for the current catching duo of Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ryan Lavarnway. While it remains to be seen how this will affect the team, this should be a very interesting thing as it pertains to the Red Sox and how they rank as a viable choice as one of the peoples favorites MLB picks going into the 2013 season.
Early reports indicate that Ross will be used as much more than just a back up for the team but will not quite be a starter. As it stands now for the Red Sox, Saltalamacchia and Lavarnway have been swapping back and forth with their play time and could be on an endangered species list for the team going forward. The acquisition of Ross on the team shows that they may be blaming the catchers a little bit more than expected for the teams loses the last...
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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...
The Boston Red Sox have signed catcher David Ross to a two-year deal worth $6.2 million.
The deal was reached over the weekend. Ross was in Boston for a physical this week before it could be finalized.
Ross played 62 games for the Atlanta Braves last season, his 11th in the major leagues. He batted .256 with nine home runs and 23 RBIs. Atlanta went 54-35 in his starts at catcher...
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Photo Courtesy of the Boston Red Sox. Here is new Red Sox catcher David Ross, who signed with the team last week on a two-year deal worth 6.2 million. Ross is expected to help the Boston pitching staff get back on track as he is known as a good game caller and is well respect [...]
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