MLB: Red Sox land catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia from the Rangers
The Boston Red Sox acquired the backup catcher they have been looking for in Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The Texas Rangers traded C Jarrod Saltalamacchio to the Red Sox for 1B Chris McGuiness, P Roman Mendez, cash, and a player to be named later. With health concerns at catcher the Red Sox went out an added one. The Red Sox were interested in Chris Snyder until he was traded to the Pirates.