Will Yoder
Tuesday January 17th, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers and outfielder Andre Ethier have avoided arbitration by reaching a one-year, $10.95 million deal, according to a tweet from Major League Baseball.

[tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/159292196510638080 align='center']

Ethier was named to his second All-Star team last season for the Dodgers. The 29-year-old finished the year with a .292/.368/.421 batting line with 11 home runs and 62 RBI. He also earned his first-ever Gold Glove award. In 2009 Ethier finished sixth in the National League MVP voting after he hit .272/.361/.507 with 31 home runs and 106 RBI in 160 games played.

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