Crimson Sox signal utilityman Marwin González to 1-year deal | Sports activities

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – The Boston Red Sox signed their $ 3 million one-year contract with high-powered utility Marwin González on Wednesday, two weeks after reaching a physical agreement.

To make room for him on the squad, the team designated right-hander Marcus Walden for use.

The 31-year-old González has spent the last two seasons with the Minnesota Twins, scoring .248 with 20 homers and 77 RBIs in 167 games. He has played every other position as catcher in a nine-year career that began in Houston, hitting .261 with 96 homers and 369 RBIs.

Walden, 32, is 9-4 with a 4.50 ERA in 93 reliefs for the Red Sox.

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