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Carl Crawford #13 of the Tampa Bay Rays poses during Photo Day on February 20, 2009 at the Charlotte County Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Florida. (Photo by: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Roche: Sox Make Splash With Crawford, Gonzalez

If the Red Sox were looking to make a splash, they’ve certainly done it this off-season. First, Adrian Gonzalez in a trade and now Carl Crawford.


Adrian Gonzalez of the San Diego Padres bats against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on October 3, 2010 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Roche: Go Get Gonzalez

He’s a franchise player. He’ll only beĀ  29 next season and can sit in the 3 or 4 spot in the Red Sox line-up for years to come. Theo Epstein has to go get Adrian […]


Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek will make his first start of 2011 Wednesday night against the Indians. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche: Red Sox Re-Sign Varitek

A Major League source tells WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche that the Red Sox have agreed to a one-year deal to bring back veteran catcher Jason Varitek.


Jason Varitek #33 of the Boston Red Sox  reacts to fan applause as he leaves the field  for a replacement in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park, October 3, 2010, in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox won 8-4. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche: Tek, Salty Similar?

If the Red Sox are going to hand the starting catching job to Jarrod Saltalamacchia, I want them to bring back Jason Varitek too.