Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 12/13/11
The Boston Red Sox have avoided salary arbitration with Matt Albers as they've signed him to a one-year deal. They have also non-tendered Rich Hill. And as expected the Red Sox tendered contracts to Alfredo Aceves, Daniel Bard, Franklin Morales, Mike Aviles, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jed Lowrie and Jarrod Saltalamacchia. I full expect that Hill will be given a minor league deal by the Red Sox in the not so distant future. Here's the release from the Red Sox with the details: BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox today signed right-handed pitcher Matt Albers to a one-year contract for the 2012 season, thus avoiding salary arbitration.  Terms were not disclosed. The club also announced that it will not tender a 2012 contract to left-handed pitcher Rich Hill.  As a result, Hill will become a free agent.  The Red Sox tendered 2012 contracts to the other 23 unsigned players on their Major League roster.  Boston’s 40-man roster is now at 38. The announcements were made by executive vice ...
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