Affeldt, Giants complete 3-year deal

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 13, 2012
Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francisco Giants have completed an $18 million, three-year contract. Bobby Evans, the team's vice president of baseball operations, said Wednesday the deal had been finalized -- giving the reliable reliever the kind of job stability he sought once the World Series winners were done with their season. The 33-year-old Affeldt went 1-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 67 appearances covering 63 1/3 innings this season for the Giants. When the season ended, he said he wanted to stay but needed a multiyear deal to provide his family with stability -- he has a wife and three young sons. Affeldt also was a key member of the 2010 title team.
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