Fresh off sending Conor Jackson to the Oakland Athletics and Dan Haren to the Los Angeles Angels, the Arizona Diamondbacks are shopping virtually every piece on their Major League roster, including catcher Chris Snyder, who has been on the Boston Red Sox’ radar for some time, according to’s Steve Gilbert and MLBTradeRumors’ Ben Nicholson-Smith.

Snyder joins the Colorado Rockies’ Chris Iannetta, the Toronto Blue Jays’ John Buck, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Russell Martin, and the New York Mets’ Rod Barajas as a target of Boston’s catching-hungry front office.

While Buck provides the most current production, Iannetta the most upside, Barajas the most experience, and Martin the most name recognition, Snyder might be the most available option to help stabilize an injury-plagued Red Sox catching crew.

Arizona seems intent on dumping its 29-year-old backstop, whose .231 average and  sub-par defense hardly seem worth the more than $8 million remaining on his three-year contract.

Given Theo Epstein’s distaste for trading top-tier prospects, Snyder’s low price tag could easily land him at Fenway before the week is out.

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