The Boston Red Sox have designated right-handed pitcher Scott Atchison for assignment, clearing room for newly-signed outfielder Cody Ross, according to the team.
Atchison, 35, has seen limited action in the Majors -- just 158 innings over a sporadic 5 seasons. He has a career 4.09 ERA, and for you religious types, Atchison has faced exactly 666 batters in his big league career. Personally, I'd quit there and spook everyone with it.
- Twitter / @ScottLauber - "RedSox make it official and sign OF Cody Ross to one-year deal. RHP Scott Atchison designated for assignment"
Red Sox Sign Cody Ross - MLB Daily Dish
After trading shortstop Marco Scutaro, the Boston Red Sox freed up $6 million in payroll. Many believed the club would use that money to sign or trade for a starting pitcher (read: Roy Oswalt), but they opted to sign an outfielder instead - at least for now. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Red Sox have signed free-agent outfielder Cody Ross to a deal.
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