Red Sox

Red Sox

It's early January, which means it's time for the Boston Red Sox to make a decision about their arbitration-eligible players.

MLB teams and players faced a deadline on Friday at noon to submit their contract proposals for the 2020 season.

At the top of Boston's seven-player list is outfielder Mookie Betts, who was projected to earn between $25 and $30 million in 2020 but is at the center of intense trade speculation entering the final year of his contract. He ended up agreeing to terms on a one-year, $27 million deal.

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While all eyes are on Betts, we're also tracking Boston's other six arbitration-eligible players. Below is the full list, which initially includes each player's projected 2020 salary per but will be updated throughout the day as news comes in.

-- OF Mookie Betts (projected salary: $27.7 million) SETTLED: $27 million
-- OF Jackie Bradley Jr. (projected salary: $11 million) SETTLED: $11 million
-- SP Eduardo Rodriguez (projected salary: $9.5 million)  Team submitted $8.3 million, Rodriguez asked for $8.975 million
-- OF Andrew Benintendi (projected salary: $4.9 million)  Team submitted $3.4 million, Benintendi asked for $4.15 million
-- RP Brandon Workman (projected salary: $3.4M) SETTLED: $3.5 million
-- RP Matt Barnes (projected salary: $3.0 million) SETTLED: $3.1 million
-- RP Heath Hembree (projected salary: $1.6 million) SETTLED: $1.612 million