At the bottom of this Hartford Courant article about the Red Sox signing Julio Lugo is a report that Doug Mirabelli will come back for another year as the backup catcher in Boston.
The Red Sox gave up both Cla Meredith and Josh Bard to the Padres to reacquire Mirabelli last year. Mirabelli had a .595 OPS last year. Bard, who should be starting for San Diego in 2007, had an OPS of .926. Meredith had a 1.07 ERA in 50 2/3 innings for San Diego.