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Jacoby Ellsbury Says Long-Term Deal Is Possible

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Jacoby Ellsbury enjoyed a great breakout, career campaign last season, hitting .321/.376/.552 with with 32 home runs and 39 stolen bases with the Boston Red Sox last season. That's a campaign that could call for a break-the-bank-long-term deal, which the 28-year-old isn't ruling out reports WEEI.com's Alex Speier.

"There's always that possibility. I kind of leave that up to my agent. I was just happy we could get everything worked out this year. As far as future contracts and stuff like that, I let them take care of that and inform me if there's a decision tobe made," said Ellsbury. "I love playing here. It's a great place to play. I love the fans," said Ellsbur. "It's a great place to play. It's the only place I know. I enjoy playing in that pressure environment."

The 2011 runner-up AL MVP will earn just over $8 million this year and is arbitration eligible for 2013. As of right now, Ellsbury would hit free agency after the 2013 season.