Found December 14, 2011 on Chicago Tribune:
A Cubs source confirmed the team has some interest in acquiring longtime Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek and ageless knuckleballer Tim Wakefield.

Cubs interested in Tek, Wakefield

Old men love rivers This was inevitable.  With Varitek out of the picture in Boston, and the Sox showing zero interest in retaining Wakefield, it was only a matter of time before Theo and Hoyer started mulling the idea of bringing the two to Chicago. Via the Tribune: Jason Varitek in a Cubs’ uniform? How about knuckleballer Tim Wakefield? Both of those Red Sox fixtures are...

Vote: Is Jason Varitek a Hall of Famer?

The Red Sox signed catcher Kelly Shoppach on Tuesday, making many wonder whether Jason Varitek's career in Boston could be coming to an end. Sure, the veteran backstop has become a backup with the team the past two seasons, but there's no denying the tremendous career he's had. And because of his success, Varitek will always possess legendary status amongst Sox fans....

Jason Varitek's Career in Boston Appears Over, But Red Sox Captain Has Cemented His Legacy in Franchise History

Since the end of the regular season, Jason Varitek has been in limbo. With the veteran catcher –– and team captain –– pushing 40 years heading into the 2012 season, his status on the Red Sox roster has been unknown. The answer apparently came on Tuesday, though, when the Sox signed catcher Kelly Shoppach to a one-year deal. With Shoppach, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ryan Lavarnway...

Red Sox want Varitek to stick around

BOSTON -- The Red Sox want Jason Varitek back. It might not be as a player, though. Two days after signing free agent Kelly Shoppach — giving the Red Sox a full complement of three catchers who are expected to be on the major league squad — general manager Ben Cherington said...

Shoppach In, Varitek Out

Kelly Shoppach, the once-promising catcher that Boston traded after the 2005 season because, well, the Sox had Jason Varitek behind the plate, is re-joining the team, signing a one-year $1.35 million deal. Via The Boston Red Sox have reached agreement on a one-year major league contract with free-agent catcher Kelly Shoppach, a baseball source told The deal...

Henry: Varitek is always welcome with Red Sox

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Boston Red Sox owner John Henry says catcher Jason Varitek always will have a home in the organization.

Red Sox Sign Kelly Shoppach; Arrivederci Varitek?

When former Boston Red Sox and current Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette stole Jason Varitek and Derek Lowe for Heathcliff Slocumb in 1997 at the trade deadline, it marked the start of the Tek's time in the Red Sox organization. And on this day in December of 2011, it looks as though his time as a member of the Red Sox is up. With the Red Sox signing free agent...

Does Jason Varitek Have Anything Left to Offer?

By signing Kelly Shoppach the Boston Red Sox seem to be indicating that the Jason Varitek Era is at an end. Varitek was already a part-time player in Boston, mostly serving as the lesser half of a catcher platoon with fellow switch-hitter Jarrod Saltalamacchia in 2011. Saltalamacchia is sticking around, and Shoppach is also the right-handed half of a platoon. It appears that there...

John Henry says Jason Varitek always welcome with Red Sox

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Boston Red Sox owner John Henry says catcher Jason Varitek always will have a home in the organization. The...

Cubs bid for Darvish; also interested in Varitek, Wakefield

Club also interested in Varitek and Tim WakefieldDaisuke Matsuzaka hasn't fulfilled the expectations that came with a $103 million commitment. But he helped Theo Epstein win a World Series ring in 2007, and he hasn't scared the Cubs' new president away from the high price of elite international talent.

Cubs bid for right-hander Darvish

Club also interested in Varitek and Tim WakefieldRogers: Club also interested in Varitek, Wakefield.

Report: Sox Sign Kelly Shoppach

More here.The speculation is that this acquisition will end Jason Varitek's career in Boston. I would think so.
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