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What transpired at Ryan Howard's arbitration hearing?

Ever wonder what transpires at a baseball arbitration hearing? Here's a peek inside Ryan Howard's. Story

Updated: February 21, 2008, 4:55 PM ET
By DJ Gallo | Page 2

Ryan Howard won his arbitration case against the Phillies on Thursday, earning an arbitration-record $10 million salary for 2008. Page 2 has always wondered how those arbitration hearings go, when a team is forced to argue against the talents of its own player:

Arbitrator: "OK, let's get started. Mr. Howard, you begin."

Howard: "I'm good. I feel I deserve $10 million."

Phillies: "Meh. You're OK, I guess. We think $7 million is more than a fair offer."

Howard: ...

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