The Phillies and shortstop Freddy Galvis have avoided arbitration agreeing to a one-year deal which will pay the 26-year-old $2 million for the 2016 season.
Galvis hit .263/.302/.343 with seven homers, 50 RBI and 10 steals across 559 at-bats in his first season as a regular.
Source says Phillies avoid salary arbitration with Freddy Galvis, signing him to a one-year, $2 million contract.
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The numbers of Galvis could see another jump next season as he gets more regular at-bats.
Galvis was one of three Phillies to file for salary arbitration. Right-handed pitchers Jeanmar Gomez and Jeremy Hellickson also filed for arbitration.