Giants, Pagan reach agreement on four-year deal

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 03, 2012
The San Francisco Giants and free agent center fielder Angel Pagan have reached agreement on a four-year contract. Bobby Evans, the team's vice president of baseball operations, said Monday the deal was ''very close'' and Pagan would be subject to a physical to finalize the leadoff hitter's return to the World Series champions. Re-signing Pagan was among the top priorities of Giants general manager Brian Sabean this winter, along with keeping recently re-signed lefty reliever Jeremy Affeldt and second baseman Marco Scutaro. The 31-year-old Pagan batted .288 with eight home runs, 56 RBIs and a San Francisco-best 15 triples in his first season with the Giants. Pagan said late in the season he hoped to return, but needed some job security in the form of a multiyear deal.
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