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Sources: Hampton, Astros agree to deal

Updated: December 1, 2008, 6:09 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Pitcher Mike Hampton has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Houston Astros pending a physical exam, two baseball sources told ESPN.com.

The contract will pay Hampton a base salary of about $2 million plus incentives, a source said.

FOX 26 Sports in Houston first reported the deal.

Astros general manager Ed Wade declined comment to The Associated Press. Hampton's agent, Mark Rodgers, did not return a phone message left at his office.

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