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Red Sox Notebook

Saltalamacchia the starting catcher for Red Sox

Lavarnway headed down; Ross will be the backup

FORT MYERS, Fla. — If there were any question about whom the Red Sox would use as their primary catcher this season, that vanished on Saturday morning.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia has the job, with David Ross backing him up, general manager Ben Cherington said. Barring an injury, Ryan Lavarnway will return to Triple A Pawtucket.

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