Giants officially announce Vogelsong's one-year contract

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Giants officially announce Vogelsong's one-year contract
December 4, 2013, 4:30 pm
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In five years with the Giants, Ryan Vogelsong is 31-25 with a 3.71 ERA. (USATSI)

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants have re-signed right-handed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to a one-year contract, the team announced on Wednesday. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed.

Vogelsong, 36, spent his third consecutive campaign with San Francisco last season and went 4-6 with a 5.73 ERA in 19 starts. He missed nearly three months of the season with a fractured right hand, suffered when he was hit by a pitch by the Nationals’ Craig Stammen on May 20. Following his return from the disabled list, he went 2-2 with a 4.55 ERA in his final 10 starts.

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The 2011 All-Star and Giants “Willie Mac” award winner has posted a 31-25 record with a 3.71 ERA in 97 games (78 starts) in parts of five seasons in a Giants uniform. Overall, he’s gone 41-44 with a 4.52 ERA in 200 games (111 starts) with San Francisco (2000-01, 2011-13) and Pittsburgh (2001-06).

Courtesy San Francisco Giants media services

 

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