Financial terms were not disclosed.
Snyder, 29, was 4-5 with a 6.02 ERA in 16 games, including 10
starts, with the Red Sox last season. He began the 2006
campaign with the Kansas City Royals before being claimed on
waivers by Boston on June 16.
The signing of Snyder leaves two Red Sox players eligible for
arbitration -- righthander Brendan Donnelly and outfielder Wily
The Red Sox on Saturday also signed veteran outfielder Alex
Ochoa to a minor league contract.
Ochoa, 34, spent the last four years in the Japan League. Last
season, he hit .273 with 15 homers and 77 RBI in 138 games with
Prior to going to Japan, Ochoa played eight seasons in the major
leagues, hitting .279 with 46 homers and 261 RBI in 807 games
with the New York Mets (1995-97), Minnesota (1998), Milwaukee
(1999, 2002), Cincinnati (2000-01), Colorado (2001) and