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Red Sox, Jacoby Ellsbury agree to deal

Updated: January 17, 2012, 11:22 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Jacoby Ellsbury didn't get the American League's MVP trophy, but as a consolation prize, this may do.

The Red Sox center fielder, who was runner-up to Detroit pitcher Justin Verlander in the MVP balloting, came to terms Tuesday with the Sox on a one-year, 8.05 million contract, according to major league sources. That more than tripled the $2.4 million salary Ellsbury was paid last year after missing most of the 2010 season with fractured ribs.

Ellsbury batted ...

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