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Bob Nightengale of USA Today says (via Twitter) the San Francisco Giants remain confident they will sign relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt to a 3-year deal for $18 million.
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com says outfielder Nick Swisher is drawing interest from several teams. Heyman speculates that the Giants are one of those teams. Heyman also believes it will take $11-$13 million a year, for 3-to-4 years to land Swisher.
Infielder Manny Burriss was outrighted to Fresno back on November 6, but on November 8 he refused the assignment and elected for free agency.
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According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the San Francisco Giants and Jeremy Affeldt have agreed on a 3-year, $18 million deal that would end after the 2015 season.
The 33-year-old left-hander has spent his last four seasons with the Giants, winning two World Series championships and holding a career-best 2.73 ERA throughout his tenure with the team. Last...
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Fresh off of winning their second World Series in three years, the San Francisco Giants have come to terms with Jeremy Affeldt, re-signing the left-hander to a three-year, $18 million deal.
Considering how high the Los Angeles Dodgers set the bar for signing serviceable but replaceable relievers, the Giants did well enough in keeping the total...
Based on reports from the last few days, the Giants have reportedly agreed to re-sign Jeremy Affeldt to a three year, $18 million contract. Predictably, the internet has responded with scorn.
Three years for a reliever. Might as well give the money to Jean-Ralphio “@marcoacosta28: @keithlaw you like the Affeldt signing ?”
— keithlaw (@keithlaw) November 13, 2012
Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a three-year deal worth about $18 million. The Giants pitcher has been known for some of the strange injuries he has suffered, including his most recent one during the postseason.
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the deal is pending a physical. Other teams were showing heavy interest in Affeldt, but the Giants...
A person familiar with the negotiations says left-hander Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francsico Giants are closing in on a three-year contract.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because no deal had been announced.
The 33-year-old Affeldt went 1-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 67 appearances spanning 63 1/3 innings this season for the World Series champions.
When the season...
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...
The World Champs have agreed to a new three-year deal with lights out relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. The deal will be in the neighborhood of $18mm Heyman adds.
During the regular season, Affeldt went 1-2 with a 2.70 ERA with a 8.1 K/9 in 67 appearances. Things didn't change in the postseason as he logged 10 1/3 scoreless innings for the Champs...
Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt, a key member of the bullpen that helped lead the San Francisco Giants to the World Series championship, reportedly will remain with the team. According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the free agent agreed to a three-year deal that likely would pay him more than $18 million. Heyman wrote that the deal wasn't finalized pending a physical. The report...
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On Saturday, the Washington Nationals announced that they were re-signing manager Davey Johnson for the 2013 season. With the Nats clearing up the managerial situation, it leaves the rest of their off-season for signing free agents. One free agent they will start with is outfielder/first baseman Nick Swisher.
Swisher would be a great fit in a Washington...
The odd pattern of middle relievers signing multi-year deals looks like it will continue on Tuesday as the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants will be the latest to join the party. Jeremy Affeldt, who has been a key cog in the Giants bullpen over the past four seasons, is close to inking a three year deal worth a reported $18 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS...
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Jeremy Affeldt has passed his physical, which was the final step in completing the 3-year ($18 million) deal. A formal announcement should be coming from the San Francisco Giants soon.
Multiple sources have told Schulman the Giants are fairly confident that they will sign infielder Marco Scutaro. The deal would likely...
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By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The San Francisco Giants have re-signed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt. Jeremy Affeldt
Affeldt has signed a three-year contract extension with the Giants. His new contract is worth $18 million dollars.
He has had a 2.66 ERA since the begging of the 2011 season with a 1.21 WHIP and 8.0 K/9 innings. Against left...
TRENTON, NJ – Former Yankees pitching great and YES broadcaster David Cone hopes the Yankees don’t have a power shortage in 2013.
He feels the team’s pitching will be fine, but realizes the team will have to come up with a replacement for outfielder Nick Swisher, who rejected the Yankees’ $13.3 million qualifying offer and is seeking a multi-year deal in the $15 million per...
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