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Vizquel, 40, gets at least one more season with Giants

Updated: November 9, 2007, 6:36 PM ET
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The San Francisco Giants and 40-year-old shortstop Omar Vizquel reached agreement Wednesday on a one-year contract worth close to $5.5 million.

Next season will be Vizquel's 20th in the majors and fourth as a Giant. The deal also includes a vesting option of 140 games in 2009 at $5.2 million. The 11-time Gold Glove shortstop has played in at least 136 games in 12 of his last 13 seasons.

Vizquel, who made $5.1 million last season, hit .246 last season, his lowest average since 2003.

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