MLB Rumors: Red Sox Settle With Kevin Plawecki For $1.6M For 2021 Season

Plawecki signed with the Red Sox in January


The Boston Red Sox reportedly are keeping one of their catchers around.

According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman and’s Mark Feinsand, Kevin Plawecki and the Red Sox avoided arbitration Wednesday and settled for $1.6 million.

Boston signed the catcher to a one-year deal in January and provided depth for Christian Vazquez.

The 29-year-old appeared in 24 games during the shortened 2020 Major League Baseball season and hit .341 with a home run and 17 RBIs.

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