BOSTON -- Red Sox reliever Guillermo Mota avoided arbitration Tuesday by agreeing to a one-year, $3 million contract.
Mota was obtained with Beckett and third baseman Mike Lowell from Florida on Nov. 24. He was 2-2 with a 4.70 ERA and two saves in 56 games last season.
Beckett, who made $2,425,000 last year, asked for $4.9 million while the team offered $3.75 million. Arroyo made $1,925,000 last season and asked for $4.2 million. The team offered $2.95 million.