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No Arbitration for Phillies, Kendrick

Phillies sign righty to 1-year deal



    No Arbitration for Phillies, Kendrick
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    Kyle Kendrick is back in the fold.

    The Phillies have avoided arbitration with right-handed pitcher Kyle Kendrick, agreeing to a $2.45 million, one-year contract.

    The Phillies announced the deal on Tuesday. Kendrick's contract includes awards bonuses.

    Kendrick went 11-10 with a 4.73 ERA in a career-high 33 games (31 starts) for the Phillies in 2010. His 11 wins last season tied his career high. He also set career highs with 180 2-3 innings and 84 strikeouts.

    He's 35-24 with a 4.69 ERA in 93 major league games over four seasons.

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    The 26-year-old could likely serve as a spot starter and long reliever out of the bullpen.

    Kendrick and outfielder Ben Francisco were the only arbitration-eligible Phils. Francisco inked a one-year, $1.175 million deal over the weekend to avoid arbitration.

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