The San Francisco Giants have signed outfielder Angel Pagan to a one-year, $4.85 million contract, avoiding arbitration, according to ESPN.com. Pagan’s deal includes $150,000 in performance bonuses as well, according to the report.
The Giants acquired Pagan from the New York Mets this offseason for outfielder Andres Torres and reliever Ramon Ramirez. According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Giants have six unsigned arbitration-eligible players: Melky Cabrera, Santiago Casilla, Tim Lincecum, Segio Romo, Pablo Sandoval and Nate Schierholtz. Pagan, 30, hit .262 with seven home runs and 56 RBIs last season for the Mets.