According to a source, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Cody Ross have agreed to a three-year deal worth $26 million with a fourth year option that carries a $1 million buyout. The New York Daily News was first to report the agreement (via Twitter) , while ESPN's Jim Bowden reports (via Twitter ) was first to report the terms.
Ross, who also was also garnering interest from Rangers, Seattle and Philadelphia, received a two-year offer from the Red Sox. Sox general manager Ben Cherington stated Wednesday that the door was still open for a Ross return, but the two sides hadn't recently talked.
The 31-year-old hit .267 with an .807 OPS and 22 home runs in 2012 for the Red Sox.
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