LHP Affeldt Resigns with the San Francisco Giants

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0  Updated at 3:43 pm, November 14th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — The World Series champion San Francisco Giants re-signed left-handed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt, inking him to a three-year contract on Wednesday. The deal is worth $18 million.

The 33-year-old Affeldt was a key component in the Giants championship run this past season, posting a 2.70 ERA in 63 1-3 innings of work. In the playoffs, he tossed 10 1-3 innings of scoreless relief in ten appearances.

Affeldt has been with the Giants since 2009, going 10-9 with a 2.73 ERA in 237 1-3 innings. He also has played for the Kansas City Royals, the Colorado Rockies and the Cincinnati Reds.

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