Joel Sherman of the New York Post confirms that Jacoby Ellsbury is guaranteed $153 million over seven years in his new contract with the Yankees.
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that Jacoby Ellsbury's contract with the Yankees does not include an option for an eighth year.
Red Sox signed C A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year, $8.25 million contract.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports that the Yankees have agreed to a seven-year, $153 million contract with Jacoby Ellsbury, pending a physical.
Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that the Marlins have signed Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year, $21 million contract.
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Marlins are "extreme favorites" for Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post hears that Jarrod Saltalamacchia is headed to the Marlins.
Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Rangers will not pursue Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN reports that the Marlins have offered Jarrod Saltalamacchia a two-year deal with a club option for a third year.
Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN hears that the industry sense is that the Twins and Marlins need to make their final offers to Jarrod Saltalamacchia within the next day.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick hears that the market for Jarrod Saltalamacchia is "moving quickly" and that there's "a good chance" he could sign before next week's Winter Meetings.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that A.J. Pierzynski's one-year deal with the Red Sox is for $8.25 million.
Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports that A.J. Pierzynski will get a one-year deal from the Red Sox.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Red Sox and A.J. Pierzynski have agreed to a contract.
Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe was told by two sources that it's "unlikely" Jarrod Saltalamacchia will return to the Red Sox.