Hamels re-signs with Phils, Pence to arbitration

Cole Hamels and the Phillies have reportedly reached a one-year deal worth $15 million. (AP file photo)

  Pitcher Cole Hamels and infielder Wilson Valdez both agreed to one-year contracts with the Phillies, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Tuesday.  Both players had been eligible for salary arbitration.  Hamels will earn $15 million in 2012 and Valdez $930,000 and both contracts include award bonuses. Right fielder Hunter Pence is the Phillies’ lone remaining player eligible for salary arbitration.

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