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Report: Sox Sign Free Agent Catcher David Ross

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David Ross  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

David Ross (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

BOSTON (CBS) – The Red Sox have signed free agent back-up catcher David Ross, according to a report by Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

The deal is said to be two years and worth a total of $6.2 million.

The Sox currently employ Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Ryan Lavarnway at catcher.

The deal will become official once the 35-year-old Ross passes a physical.

Ross comes from the Atlanta Braves. He’s a career .238 hitter. He batted .256 last year in 62 games with 9 HR last year in Atlanta.

He also played a brief stint with the Red Sox in 2008.

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