Javier Lopez RP SF Sep 07 '79

Giants re-signed LHP Javier Lopez to a three-year, $13 million contract.

Lopez agreed to these terms last week pending a physical and guaranteed language clean up. He'll make $4 million in 2014-'15 and $5 million in 2016. The left-hander earned $4.25 million in 2013 while posting a 1.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 39 1/3 innings. This pact will take him through his age-38 season.

Javier Lopez RP SF Sep 01 '79

John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Giants and left-hander have agreed to a three-year, $13 million contract, pending a physical.

This confirms reports from FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal and Bay Area Sports Guy. Lopez's physical is scheduled for next week, so an official announcement is likely a few days away.

Javier Lopez RP SF Sep 01 '79

Javier Lopez's three-year, $13 million contract with the Giants is currently being worked on to clean up guaranteed language and is pending a physical, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal.

In other words, an official announcement is imminent. The deal was first reported on Wednesday. Lopez earned $4.25 million in 2013 while posting a 1.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 39 1/3 innings. This pact will take him through his age-38 season. Rosenthal adds that the Giants are still pursuing another starting pitcher.

Javier Lopez RP SF Aug 31 '79

According to Bay Area Sports Guy, the Giants have re-signed reliever Javier Lopez to a three-year, $13 million contract.

This confirms a report from CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. Lopez earned $4.25 million in 2013 while posting a 1.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 39 1/3 innings. He was was able to parlay that success into a deal that will go through his age-38 season.

Javier Lopez RP SF Aug 31 '79

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman hears that Javier Lopez's new contract with the Giants will likely be for three years.

It isn't a done deal yet, but FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported Tuesday that the two sides were "close" to a multi-year agreement. Three years is a big risk for any reliever, but the Giants were forced to go there with Lopez drawing strong interest as one of the best left-handed relievers in the game.

Javier Lopez RP SF Aug 30 '79

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Giants and Javier Lopez are "close" to agreeing to a multi-year deal.

Giants general manager Brian Sabean told reporters Tuesday that the two sides were "fully engaged" and Rosenthal hears that they are just working out the final details. With a 2.36 ERA over the past four seasons, the 36-year-old has established himself as one of the best left-handed relievers in the majors. The Nationals and Yankees were among the other interested teams.

Javier Lopez RP SF Aug 30 '79

Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Tuesday that the club is "fully engaged" in talks with free agent reliever Javier Lopez.

While the Giants hope to re-sign Lopez soon, it looks like they'll have competition from the Nationals and Yankees. The 36-year-old southpaw posted a 1.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 39 1/3 innings this season.

Javier Lopez RP SF Aug 26 '79

Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger reports that the Yankees and Javier Lopez have "expressed mutual interest" in preliminary talks.

The Bombers are looking for some left-handed relief help in case they're unable to re-sign Boone Logan. Lopez would certainly be a nice addition, as he's arguably the best southpaw reliever on the market. He posted a 1.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 39 1/3 innings for the Giants in 2013.

Javier Lopez RP SF Aug 24 '79

Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals have reached out to free agent reliever Javier Lopez.

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo got in touch with Lopez's agent via text message and there is "mutual interest" in a possible deal. The two sides haven't talked since the initial communication, but they should at some point down the road. Lopez, 36, posted a 1.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 39 1/3 innings in 2013.

Javier Lopez RP SF Aug 23 '79

Javier Lopez told Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle that he is "continuing the dialog" with the Giants and is no "no rush" to sign.

Lopez is drawing interest from other teams, but Schulman gets the sense that the Giants may get a crack at keeping him before he signs elsewhere. The 36-year-old southpaw posted 1.83 ERA and 37/12 K/BB ratio over 39 1/3 innings this past season.