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Source: Jason Varitek back in Boston

Updated: December 3, 2010, 10:47 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

Longtime Boston Red Sox captain Jason Varitek is returning to the team for another season despite interest from at least one other team, a club source confirmed Thursday.

The catcher, who turns 39 in April, will sign a one-year deal for $2 million, with another $300,000 in incentives based on playing time -- $100,000 each for 60, 70 and 80 games started at catcher. The Red Sox had not offered Varitek arbitration.

The deal originally was reported by SI.com and confirmed by a ...

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