Ross returns to the Red Sox
The first free agent signing for Boston is a backup catcher. The Red Sox signed David Ross to a a two-year, $6.2 million deal. Ross, who will turn 36 in March, started 47 games for the Atlanta Braves last season, hitting .256 with a .770 OPS. Ross played eight games for the Red Sox in 2008, signing as a free agent in late August.