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Sox OK with Saltalamacchia as No. 1

Updated: November 16, 2010, 11:14 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- In the end, one major league general manager speculated Tuesday, whether Victor Martinez returns to the Boston Red Sox will probably depend on whether the team is willing to give the free-agent catcher a four-year deal, and he doubts the Sox are.

Regardless, Red Sox GM Theo Epstein gave the strongest sign to date that the team would be willing to go into the 2011 season with Jarrod Saltalamacchia, the only catcher with big league experience on the roster, as its No. 1 ...

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