The Chicago Cubs have signed catcher David Ross to a two-year deal. Ross spent the last two seasons with the Boston Red Sox and hit .184 with seven home runs and 15 RBI in 50 games. Ross, who will turn 38 early next year, often caught for Jon Lester in Boston during the past two seasons, including both of the left-hander’s starts in the 2013 World Series victory.
The contract will be worth $5 million for two-years according to Fox Sports.
The Cubs remain active this off-season, especially at catcher. They traded for Arizona catcher Miguel Montero earlier this month, signed Ryan Lavarnway from the Dodgers off waivers and still have Wellington Castillo behind the plate.
The Cubs will be David Ross’ seventh team during his soon-to-be 14-year career.
Other Notes: Reliever Jason Motte and the Chicago Cubs have finalized a $4.5 million, one-year contract that allows the former St. Louis closer to earn $2.5 million more in performance bonuses.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 19, 2014
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