San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - The San Francisco Giants and relief
pitcher Santiago Casilla have agreed to a three-year deal, pending a physical
Casilla, who was entering his final year of salary-arbitration eligibility,
will make $15 million over the span of his new deal with a club/vesting option
for 2016, according to multiple news outlets.
The 32-year-old right-hander appeared in 73 regular-season games for the 2012
World Series champions, compiling a 7-6 record with a 2.84 earned run average
and a team-high 25 saves.
Casilla played a key role in the Giants' championship run, surrendering just
one earned run over seven innings and was the winning pitcher in the Game 4
World Series clincher against Detroit.
After spending his first six seasons in Oakland, Casilla joined the Giants in
2010 and has amassed a 16-10 record with a 2.22 ERA and 33 saves in 174 relief
appearances over three seasons in San Francisco.
In 326 career games, all in relief, Casilla owns a 22-14 record with a 3.62
ERA and 37 saves over nine seasons with the A's and Giants.
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