The Red Sox Have Reportedly Signed Catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Remember That Time He Got Punched In The Face By Michael Barrett? That Was Awesome.

According to multiple reports, the Red Sox have signed 37 year old catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one year contract.

The Red Sox moved on from Jarrod Saltalamaccia after he reportedly wouldnt accept their offer of a two year deal.  Hell, Im not even going to question the Red Sox front office right now.  Ben Cherington did everything right last off season, so Im just going to keep my mouth shut and take it.

Pierzynski will basically be a stopgap until one of their catching prospects (Blake Swihart or Christian Vazquez) is ready for the big leagues and Im fine with that.  Anyway, without further ado, here is the new catcher for your Boston Red Sox...getting punched in the face: