Bill Carey
Tuesday June 12th, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers and outfielder Andre Ethier have agreed to a 5-year, $85-million contract extension that will be announced later Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times' Dylan Hernandez reports.

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The 30-year-old Ethier is a career .291 hitter and two-time All-Star. He won a Gold Glove last season. In 2009, Ethier hit .272 with 31 home runs and 106 RBI. He finished sixth in MVP voting. In 2012, Ethier is hitting .287 with a league-best 53 RBI. He also has 10 home runs. The Dodgers hold a league-best 39-23 record.

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