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Andrus among six Rangers to receive 2011 contracts

CBSSports.com wire reports

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Shortstop Elvis Andrus is among six players who have agreed to terms on 2011 contracts with the Texas Rangers.

Andrus, an All-Star last season after being runner-up for AL Rookie of the Year in 2009, got a $452,180 contract for this season.

The Rangers also reached deals Saturday with utility infielder Andres Blanco ($520,000), outfielder Craig Gentry ($416,000) and right-handers Omar Beltre ($415,000), Eric Hurley ($415,000) and Alexi Ogando ($430,150).

Right-hander Pedro Strop is the only player on the team's 40-man roster who has not yet signed a 2011 contract. The Rangers play their spring training opener Sunday.

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