AP source: Papelbon, Delcarmen agree with Red Sox

Updated: January 19, 2010, 11:35 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- The Red Sox and closer Jonathan Papelbon agreed Tuesday to a $9.35 million, one-year contract, the highest salary for a reliever with four years of major league service.

Boston also agreed to one-year deals with relievers Ramon Ramirez ($1,155,000) and Manny Delcarmen ($905,000), leaving outfielder Jeremy Hermida as the lone Red Sox player remaining in arbitration.

Papelbon's salary surpassed Mariano Rivera's $7.25 million contract for relievers with four years of service ...

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