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Source: Astros' Giles wins arbitration case

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Closer Ken Giles has won his arbitration case against the Astros, a source confirmed to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart on Saturday afternoon. The right-hander will earn the $4.6 million he requested, which is slightly higher than the $4.2 million offer Houston suggested. The club hasn't confirmed the news.

Giles registered a 2.30 ERA with 83 strikeouts and 34 saves in 62 2/3 regular-season innings in 2017.

Closer Ken Giles has won his arbitration case against the Astros, a source confirmed to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart on Saturday afternoon. The right-hander will earn the $4.6 million he requested, which is slightly higher than the $4.2 million offer Houston suggested. The club hasn't confirmed the news.

Giles registered a 2.30 ERA with 83 strikeouts and 34 saves in 62 2/3 regular-season innings in 2017.

The 27-year-old remained one of the key cogs in Houston's bullpen en route to its first World Series title, but he posted an 11.74 ERA across 7 2/3 innings during the Astros' postseason run.

World Series Most Valuable Player Award winner George Springer and righty Collin McHugh are still awaiting agreements on their respective arbitration cases.

Deesha Thosar is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York City. Follow her on Twitter at @DeeshaThosar.

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