Red Sox sign catcher Gustavo Molina
|01.29.10 at 1:10 am ET|
The Red Sox have signed catcher Gustavo Molina to a minor league contract. The 27-year-old Molina — who is no relation to the catching brothers, Javier, Bengie, and Yadier Molina — spent last season in the Washington Nationals organization, playing in 72 games for Triple A Syracuse.
Molina last played in the major leagues with the New York Mets, appearing in two games in the 2008 season. The Venezuela native played in combined 17 big league games with the Orioles and White Sox in ’07. He has four hits in 34 at-bats (.118) during his time in the majors.
After 762 minor league games Molina has a career .235 batting average with 46 home runs.
Latest from Bleacher Report
- MLB Reportedly 'Looking Into' Ortiz's Comments for Tampering
- Red Sox Pay Heavy, but Necessary Price to Go for It with Pomeranz
- Moncada Primed to Make Phenom-Loaded Red Sox Even Richer
- Craig Kimbrel Injury Updates on Recovery from Knee Surgery
- Latest on Brad Ziegler to Red Sox
- Brewers Trade INF Aaron Hill to Red Sox
- Bradley, Betts, and Bogaerts Give MLB a New-Age 'Killer B's'
- Cup of Coffee: Benintendi debuts in left, Basabe stays hot
- Cup of Coffee: Boyd spins gem, Hill stays hot
- Cup of Coffee: Mendoza leads DSL 1 in lone affiliate victory
- Scouting Scratch: Tate Matheny and Kyri Washington
- Cup of Coffee: Kent dominates, Devers scores game-winner
- Cup of Coffee: Moncada homers twice, Kopech strikes out nine
- Podcast Ep. #102: Groome signs, Dave deals, podcast delivered
- Weekly Notes: Groome signs, Espinoza traded, Marrero is All-Star MVP
- Cup of Coffee: Salem walks off, Hill rakes in Lowell loss
- Cup of Coffee: Basabe reaches base four times for Greenville