Phillies, Hamels agree to one year, $15 million

Philadelphia Phillies' Cole Hamels pitches in the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, July 10, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

January 17, 2012 10:07:58 AM PST
The Philadelphia Phillies and pitcher Cole Hamels have avoided arbitration with a one year, $15 million deal, the team announced Tuesday.