Jacoby Ellsbury and Red Sox avoid arbitration for $9 million

January 18, 2013, 10:31 am
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Jacoby Ellsbury will make $9 million in his final season before becoming a free agent, as the center fielder and the Red Sox avoided arbitration with a one-year contract. Ellsbury was injured for more than half the season and hit just .271 with a .682 OPS when in the lineup, which represented a 250-point drop…