Broxton, Ethier agree with Dodgers

Updated: January 21, 2010, 12:08 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton and right fielder Andre Ethier avoided arbitration on Tuesday by agreeing to terms on two-year contracts and finalized those deals on Wednesday.

The deals came on the heels of a similar agreement with center fielder Matt Kemp, who signed last week for two years and $10.95 million, giving the Dodgers some measure of budgetary certainty over the next two seasons regarding three of their most talented and important young players.

Ethier received a $15.25 ...

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