The Red Sox have signed a man named Ross, but it isn't the one Red Sox fans have been expecting.
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Red Sox have signed veteran catcher David Ross to a two year, 6.2 million deal.
Ross has spent the last four seasons in Atlanta where he hit .269 with 24 home runs and 94 RBI. Last season he threw out 44 percent of basestealers.
Ross played the last five weeks of the 2008 season with the Red Sox, getting into eight games.
According to Rosenthal, the 35-year-old backstop will be "more than a backup, but not a starter" in his new role with the Red Sox.
When Tom Brady complained to officials during the third quarter of last week's Divisional Round game against the Texans, he was wondering why Jadeveon Clowney wasn't penalized for a late hit.
Not only did Brady get the call a little later in the game when Clowney hit him again in the fourth, but Clowney has now been fined for that hit. Per Pro Football Talk, Clowney was docked $18,231 for roughing the passer.
Brady defended his on-the-field tantrum in the third quarter after Clowney's hit, insisting it may have helped lead to the Patriots being given extra yardage in the fourth.
"Yeah, I would love to try to make sure the officials are paying close attention," Brady told WEEI's Kirk and Callahan show. "If we can get one of those 15-yard penalties, those are important."
Patriots corner Eric Rowe was also fined for his actions during the Divisional Round. He was hit with a $12,154 penalty after picking up an unsportsmanlike penalty for pulling a Texans player off of a scrum in the first quarter.
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