Management won 6 of 8 cases, but players still got healthy bump in pay

Updated: February 23, 2008, 3:03 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The 110 players in salary arbitration averaged a 120 percent increase in salary, according to a study by The Associated Press, with Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips and the New York Yankees' Robinson Cano receiving the largest percentage raises.

Phillips' salary went up 1,556 percent, from $407,500 to an average of $6.75 million under his $27 million, four-year contract.

Cano's rose 1,428 percent, from $490,800 to an average of $7.5 million in his $30 million, four-year deal.

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