Report: Red Sox agree to deal with David Ross


Report: Red Sox agree to deal with David Ross

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.

Royer's late goal rallies Red Bulls past Revolution, 2-1


Royer's late goal rallies Red Bulls past Revolution, 2-1

HARRISON, N.J. - Daniel Royer finished a nice sequence in the 74th minute, Luis Robles made a diving save in the closing minutes and the New York Red Bulls rallied to beat the New England Revolution 2-1 on Saturday night.

Felipe sent the ball left to Kemar Lawrence alongside the box and he put a cross to Royer on the back post for an easy finish on his fourth goal.

Robles, who only allowed Lee Nguyen's penalty kick in the ninth minute, preserved the win with his fourth save, diving to his left to block Diego Fagundez's shot from outside the box.

Bradley Wright-Phillips tied it for New York (6-6-2), which was winless in its last four matches, when he pounced on a loose ball and backheeled it into the net. New England goalkeeper Cody Cropper had pounced on a cross by Kemar Lawance, but Cropper could hold on and Wright-Phillips was there to clean up for his sixth goal.

Damien Perrinelle fouled Fagundez in the penalty area after a great pass from Kei Kamara, allowing Nguyen to step up for his sixth goal. New England (4-5-4) had won two straight and lost just one of its previous six. It is 0-5-2 on the road.