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Pence wins arbitration case

Posted on: February 19, 2011 3:24 pm
Hunter Pence Hunter Pence won his arbitration case against the Astros, the Houston Chronicle's Zachary Levine tweets .

Pence will make $6.9 million this season. The Astros had offered $5.15 million.

Pence, who will turn 28 in April, hit .282/.325/.461 with 25 home runs and 91 RBI last season.

His victory also gives the players a 2-1 victory in the arbitration season. Pence and the Pirates' Ross Ohlendorf won their cases, while the Angels beat Jered Weaver in their case.

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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