In desperate need of some offense, the San Francisco Giants added a bat last night. According to SI.comÆs Jon Heyman via Twitter , the Giants have signed Mark DeRosa to a two-year, $12 million contract. DeRosa is expected to play third base for the Giants in 2010. IÆll get to the Giants' part of this in a second, but for DeRosa and his camp, this has to be considered a loss. I know itÆs hard to fathom someone losing when they just made $12 million, but it is. At the beginning of the offseason, DeRosa and his camp were reportedly asking for a three-year deal and $18-19 million. To get one year and $6 million less is something I donÆt think DeRosa was hoping for. But I think it was a smart move by his camp to get a deal done now. The longer he held out, the more likely he would be forced ...
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