It has been reported, via, that talks between the Boston Red Sox and the Colorado Rockies regarding catcher Chris Iannetta have re-opened. 

Boston’s front office has been interested in Chris Iannetta for a while. He’s a relatively young catcher who is about to enter his prime. 

Iannetta has been bouncing back and forth from Triple A and Colorado this season and he’s batting a .220 with seven homers and 14 RBI. 

Iannetta is a solid defensive catcher that can bring some power. He is currently signed to a three year contract worth $8.35 million. He is an expensive player, but he has a lot of potential. 

If Boston could bring in Ianetta, that could open up a lot of doors for the team.

A possible scenario would be to re-sign Victor Martinez and have him be the new designated hitter, and let Ortiz go. This would allow Boston to be more flexible, having Martinez spot catch, or even play first base to give Youkilis a day off or moving him over to third. 

I’d like to see Boston acquire Chris Ianetta. I feel that he’s a valuable player with a lot of upside. 

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