Phils swap arbitration figures with Revere, Bastardo

Phils swap arbitration figures with Revere, Bastardo

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January 17, 2014, 9:45 pm
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The Phillies exchanged salary arbitration figures with outfielder Ben Revere and reliever Antonio Bastardo on Friday.

Revere, who made $515,000 in 2013 asked for a 2014 salary of $2.425 million while the team offered $1.4 million.

Bastardo, who made $1.4 million in 2013, asked for $2.5 million and the team offered $1.675 million.

Players and teams can continue to negotiate after submitting arbitration proposals. Agreements are often reached at the midpoint of the two proposals. Bastardo’s midpoint is just under $2.1 million. Revere’s midpoint is just over $1.9 million.

If an agreement cannot be reached between the player and the team, the player’s salary will be decided by an arbitration panel next month. The panel picks one proposal or the other after hearing arguments from both sides.

The Phillies originally had four arbitration-eligible players. John Mayberry Jr. and Kyle Kendrick reached agreements on one-year contracts before exchanging salary figures with the club.