Red Sox Arbitration

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Red Sox Avoid Arbitration With Ellsbury, Hanrahan

The Boston Red Sox have avoided arbitration with outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and new closer Joel Hanrahan, reaching one-year deals with each of the players.


David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox points to a friend in the stands as he waits on deck in the game with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on April 24, 2011 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ortiz Takes Arbitration, Rejoins Red Sox

Designated hitter David Ortiz has accepted salary arbitration from the Boston Red Sox and will return to the team for at least the 2012 season.