The Boston Red Sox signed veteran catcher David Ross to a
two-year contract, leading some to speculate that the team’s starting backstop Jarrod
Saltalamacchia could be traded this offseason. However, Ken Rosenthal of FOX
Sports reports the Red Sox had been shopping Saltalamacchia “for weeks” prior
to the signing of Ross.
For those wondering about #RedSox’s intentions at catcher, one rival exec says they’ve been shopping Saltalamacchia “for weeks.”
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 11, 2012