Hunter Pence Avoids Arbitration With One-Year, $10.4 Million Deal

Saturday January 28th, 2012

Outfielder Hunter Pence and the Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $10.4 million deal.

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The 28-year-old earned $6.9 million on a one-year deal last season.

In 154 games between the Phillies and the Houston Astros, Pence hit .314/.370/.502 with 22 home runs and 97 RBI. The 28-year-old earned his second All-Star appearance last year. Over the course of his career, Pence has posted a batting line of .292/.343/.485 while averaging 25 home runs and 91 RBI per season.

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