Do you like how general manager Ben Cherington has infused new talent into the Boston Red Sox so far? Let’s make a list and check it twice. Cherington has signed five free agents this offseason:
* David Ross. A back-up catcher.
* Jonny Gomes. An outfielder who is limited defensively and batted .209 against right-handed pitching last year.
* Mike Napoli. A catcher who plays first base; neither very well, we’re told. And he batted .227 last year.
(read more, if you’re a masochist, and have a read pen handy, at Kennebec Journal)