David Ross, Red Sox agree to terms on 2-year contract

The Boston Red Sox have signed catcher David Ross to a two-year deal worth $6.2 million US. The deal was reached over the weekend. Ross was in Boston for a physical this week before it could be finalized.
David Ross, seen here reacting after hitting a homerun for the Atlanta Braves on Oct., 5, 2012, has signed a two-year, $6.2 million US deal with the Boston Red Sox. (John Bazemore/Associated Press)

The Boston Red Sox have signed catcher David Ross to a two-year deal worth $6.2 million US.

The deal was reached over the weekend. Ross was in Boston for a physical this week before it could be finalized.

Ross played 62 games for the Atlanta Braves last season, his 11th in the major leagues. He batted .256 with nine home runs and 23 RBIs. Atlanta went 54-35 in his starts at catcher over the past two years — the best winning percentage for a National League catcher with at least 65 starts.

In his career, Ross has batted .238 with 84 homers and 248 RBIs.