Giants re-sign Fassero to one-year deal

Updated: October 28, 2005, 5:59 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Left-hander Jeff Fassero re-signed with the San Francisco Giants on Friday, agreeing to a $750,000, one-year contract.

Fassero, who will turn 44 in January, went 4-7 with a 4.05 ERA last season, his second with San Francisco. He made six starts and appeared as a long reliever, yielding just a .194 batting average to left-handed hitters.

Fassero has played in 15 major league seasons with Montreal, Seattle, Texas, Boston, the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis, Colorado, Arizona and San Francisco. He is seventh among active left-handers with 710 career appearances.

He can earn an additional $100,000 in performance bonuses. He made $620,000 this year, including $120,000 in bonuses.


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