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According to multiple published reports, including an report published on the teamÆs website, the Red Sox have reached a tentative agreement with third baseman Adrian Beltre on a one-year, $9 million contract. The deal will contain a player-option for 2011 valued at just $5 million and will be finalized once Beltre passes a team physical. Beltre, who is coming off a five-year, $64 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, is represented by uber-agent Scott Boras. According to writer Ken Rosenthal, he was looking for a four-year deal worth at least $40 million; but, none of the teams that were interested in him demonstrated a willingness to go more than one yearùlargely because of the shoulder problem(s) he suffered from during the æ09 season. ...

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