Another door closes on ‘Tek

Veteran catcher Brad Ausmus has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, thus shutting another door on free agent Jason Varitek.

Ausmus will act primarily as a backup to All-Star Russell Martin.

The Dodgers had been mildly interested in Varitek earlier this winter.


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