NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Red Sox announced that they've signed right-hander Anthony Carter to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The 26-year-old was 4-6 with a 4.60 ERA, 54 strikeouts and 22 walks in 62 2/3 innings for the White Sox' Triple-A affiliate in Charlotte in 2012. A 26th-round pick in 2005, Carter represents a Triple-A bullpen depth option. He joins outfielder Mitch Maier, utility man Drew Sutton and right-handers Oscar Villareal, Terry Doyle and Jose De La Torre as minor league free agents who have signed with the Sox and received invitations to spring training.
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