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Scutaro joins Red Sox on 2-year deal

Updated: December 4, 2009, 5:23 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic -- The Boston Red Sox signed free-agent shortstop Marco Scutaro to a two-year contract Friday, the team announced.

Scutaro, who played for the Toronto Blue Jays last season, apparently satisfied Boston's concerns about his health after he worked out for the club Tuesday and the team examined his medical records. He is expected to sign after passing a physical in Boston.

Scutaro receives a $1 million signing bonus and a $5 million salary in 2010 ...

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