Angel Pagan and the Giants have reached an agreement on a contract, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (via Twitter). The agreement is for four years and $40MM, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports (Twitter link). Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported (via Twitter) that the two sides were nearing a deal.
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San Francisco had been one of Pagan’s strongest suitors for most of the offseason, along with the Phillies. Danny Knobler of CBS Sports tweeted earlier this afternoon that the Phils still considered the price for the 31-year-old to be too high, though Philadelphia was more likely to sign Pagan than Michael Bourn. Two days ago, ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reported that the Giants were believed to be offering a four-year deal with a lower annual salary than Pagan was seeking.
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