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Hamels signs three-year extension

Well, one of the two big fish is out of the way.

Hamels signs three-year extension

Well, one of the two big fish is out of the way.

Cole Hamels and the Phillies have agreed to a three-year, $20.5 million extension that will pay the lefthander $4.35 million this season, $6.65 million next season and $9.5 million in 2011.

There is also a clause that increases his salary by $500,000 should he win a Cy Young.

The 2008 World Series MVP was one of eight Phillies eligible for arbitration. Combined with last night's signing of Greg Dobbs, six are currently unsigned.

Stay tuned for more.

David Murphy Daily News Staff Writer
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