Major League Baseball: Shoppach signing could mean end for Varitek in Boston
By Jimmy Golen
AP Sports Writer
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox want Jason Varitek back.
It might not be as a player, though.
Two days after signing free agent Kelly Shoppach -- giving the Red Sox a full complement of three catchers who are expected to be on the major league squad -- general manager Ben Cherington said the team is still talking to the captain and longtime backstop about remaining with the ballclub "in some way."
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