Comings, goings: State of the Red Sox roster

What players will be coming back to the Red Sox in 2013? Keep track of the status of the team’s roster as it evolves through the offseason on this page:


- Those under contract when the offseason started:

RHP Clay Buchholz (through 2015, team options for ’16 and ’17)

RHP John Lackey (though 2014, team option for ’15)


LHP Jon Lester (through 2013, team option for ’14)

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2B Dustin Pedroia (though 2014, team option for ’15)


- Those who signed/re-signed with Red Sox this offseason:

DH David Ortiz: Reached two-year deal worth $26-$30 million.


C David Ross: Free agent signed to two-year, $6.2 million deal.

OF Jonny Gomes: Righthanded power hitter signed as free agent on a two-year worth $10 million.

C/1B Mike Napoli: After initially agreeing to terms of a three-year, $39 million deal, later agreed to one-year, $5 million deal.

OF Shane Victorino: Agreed to terms of a three-year $39 million deal.

P Koji Uehara: Reliever agreed to terms of a one-year deal.


P Ryan Dempster: Agreed to terms of a two-year, $26.5 million deal.

SS Stephen Drew: Agreed to terms of a one-year, $9.5 million deal.

P Joel Hanrahan: Closer acquired from Pirates in trade and agreed to one-year deal worth $7.04 million to avoid arbitration.

C Jarrod Saltalamacchia: Agreed to one-year, $4.5 million deal.

LHP Craig Breslow: Agreed to terms of a two-year, $6.25 million deal.

RHP Alfredo Aceves ($2.65 million), RHP Andrew Bailey ($4.1 million), RHP Daniel Bard ($1.86 million, OF Jacoby Ellsbury ($9 million), LHP Andrew Miller ($1.47 million), LHP Franklin Morales ($1.48 million): Arbitration-eligible players who agreed to one-year deals.

OF Ryan Sweeney: Re-joined team on a minor league deal.

1B Lyle Overbay: Joined team on a minor-league deal.

RHP Chris Carpenter: Agreed to minor-league deal.


LHP Rich Hill

RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka

OF Scott Podsednik

UNDER TEAM CONTROL: Unable to become free agents with less than 3 years of service time

INF Pedro Ciriaco

LHP Felix Doubront

INF Mauro Gomez

SS Jose Iglesias

OF Ryan Kalish

C Ryan Lavarnway

3B Will Middlebrooks

RHP Clay Mortensen

OF Daniel Nava

RHP Junichi Tazawa


INF Mike Aviles (traded to Toronto as compensation of John Farrell; later dealt to Cleveland)

1B James Loney (joined Tampa Bay)

OF Cody Ross (agreed to terms with Diamondbacks, reported on Dec. 22)

RHP David Carpenter (claimed on waivers by Atlanta on Nov. 30)

INF Danny Valencia (traded to Baltimore on Nov. 28)

RHP Zach Stewart (traded to Pittsburgh on Nov. 28)

RHP Pedro Beato

RHP Mark Melancon (traded to Pittsburgh as part of Joel Hanrahan deal)

INF Ivan DeJesus Jr. (traded to Pittsburgh as part of Joel Hanrahan deal)

RHP Vicente Padilla (joined Softbank Hawks in Japan)

RHP Aaron Cook (joined Philadelphia)

RHP Scott Atchison (joined NY Mets on a minor-league deal).