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Hunter Pence plated another three runs on Sunday, leading the Giants to a 7-6 victory over the Padres in the regular season finale.

Pence finished the day 2-for-5. His two-run single in the seventh inning pulled the Giants to within a run at 6-5, then provided the Giants with a walk-off win with his RBI single off Huston Street in the ninth. The charismatic 30-year-old outfielder wraps up the finest season of his career with a .283/.339/.483 line, 27 homers, 91 runs, 99 RBI and 22 stolen bases.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

Giants signed OF Hunter Pence to a five-year, $90 million contract extension.

The deal was reported Saturday and has now been made official. Pence is locked up through the 2018 season, a campaign that will see him turn 35 just after Opening Day. The outfielder has batted .282/.339/.484 for the Giants this year and has reached career highs in home runs (27) and stolen bases (22).

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

Hunter Pence celebrated his recently signed contract extension by belting his 27th homer of the season in a losing effort against the Padres on Saturday.

Pence finished the afternoon 1-for-4. His two run shot off Padres hurler Eric Stults briefly put the Giants ahead 3-1, but would wind up being the extent of their offensive production. Pence is now slashing a strong .282/.339/.484 on the year with 27 bombs, 96 RBI and 22 stolen bases.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

The Giants and Hunter Pence have agreed on a five-year, $90 million contract.

This deal sure came together quickly after it was reported this morning that the two sides were close to an agreement. The deal will keep Pence in San Francisco through his age-35 season. It's a nice payday after a stellar offensive campaign in 2013, but one has to wonder how much more he could've earned had he decided to test the open market.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Giants and Hunter Pence are closing in on an $90 million deal.

It was reported earlier in the day that the two sides were closing in on an agreement, and now it looks like that story has gained traction. While Pence could almost assuredly make more by testing the open market, he appears content with his surroundings and enjoys being in San Francisco.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

According to reports, the Giants and Hunter Pence could be nearing a deal on a new contract to keep the would-be free agent outfielder in San Francisco.

Pence acknowledged on Friday that the discussions were gaining traction, and that the Giants were close to getting back to him with a serious offer. After a monstrous offensive effort this season in which he's hit .282/.339/.481 with 26 homers, 90 runs, 94 RBI and 22 stolen bases, Pence would stand to make a killing on the open market. He has however, been an emotional leader since joining the Giants, and may prefer to remain in his familiar surroundings.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, contract talks "haven't progressed very far" between the Giants and impending free agent Hunter Pence.

Pence is batting .317/.389/.517 with 11 home runs and 45 RBI in 64 games since the All-Star break, making a late charge at a potentially major payday. The 30-year-old outfielder seems likely to hit the open market at this point so that he can see what offers are out there.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

Hunter Pence went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in Friday's loss to the Yankees.

After his ridiculous offensive surge in recent days, Pence is now hitless in three straight games. Hey, he was bound to cool down sometime. It's worth noting that he has drawn walks all three games, so he has reached base safely in 10 straight contests.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

Hunter Pence continued his power-hitting binge on Sunday, blasting a pair of homers and plating three runs to lead the Giants to a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

Both long balls came courtesy of Dodgers starter Edinson Volquez. Pence finished the four-game series against the Giants 8-for-17 with five homers and 12 RBI. He joined the legendary Willie Mays as the only Giants hitters to homer in every game of a four-game series against the Dodgers. The 30-year-old outfielder has driven in 19 runs in his past six games and now owns a season slash of .295/.345/.499 with 25 homers, 86 runs, 92 RBI and 21 stolen bases.

Hunter Pence RF SF 7 Months

Hunter Pence drove in a whopping seven runs with a pair of singles and a grand slam Saturday against the Dodgers.

Pence had 73 RBI on Sept. 9. Now he has a legitimate chance at 100 after collecting 16 in five games. He drove in a career-high 104 last year between Philadelphia and San Francisco. This late surge could mean more millions in free agency this winter.