Report: Veteran catcher David Ross to sign with Cubs

Friday December 19th, 2014

The Chicago Cubs are signing free agent catcher David Ross to a two-year, $5 million deal, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports

Ross played 50 games for the Boston Red Sox in 2014, hitting .184 with seven home runs and 15 RBI. 

The 37-year-old is a former seventh-round draft pick by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1998 and has also played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves

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The catcher is coming off a two-year, $6.2 million deal with Boston.

An earlier report, since withdrawn, stated Ross was signing with the Padres.

- This post was updated after the initial report of Ross signing with the Padres was taken down.

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