Hunter Pence Avoids Arbitration With One-Year, $10.4 Million Deal
Outfielder Hunter Pence and the Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $10.4 million deal.
BREAKING: @Phillies and OF Hunter Pence avoid arbitration with one-year, $10.4 million contract.—
(@MLB) January 27, 2012
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.