Phillies and Bastardo announce one-year deal, avoiding salary arbitration.
An arbitrator in Philadelphia has ruled in Drew Brees’ favor in a dispute over how much the Saints would have to pay him if they applied the franchise tag to the star quarterback again in 2013.
Phillies lock up Pence for 2012.
Cole Hamels signed a one-year, $15 million extension that will keep him in a Phillies uniform for the 2012 season.
Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Tuesday that caps increases to police and firefighter pay awarded through arbitration, a measure he called the most important of the proposals in his so-called toolkit to help towns control costs.