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Big raises for Hughes, Chamberlain

New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers

New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers the ball to the Texas Rangers during the first inning at Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas. Photo Credit: AP

Pitcher  Phil Hughes avoided arbitration, reports said, by accepting $2.7 miillion from the Yankees for his 2011 salary.

Hughes (18-8), 4.19) comes off an All-Star season. He made $447,000 last season.

Teammate Joba Chamberlain (3-4, 4.40) settled for $1.4 million. He made $487,975 in 2010.

 

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