Around the Majors: Giants sign Vizquel

1) The Giants signed free agents SS Omar Vizquel to a 3 year, $12.25 million contract.

After 2 RCAA/.759 OPS and -10 RCAA/.657 OPS seasons, Vizquel hit .388 SLG, .353 OBA, .741 OPS, -3 RCAA in 148 games. He has a .699 career OPS, compared to his league average of .761, and -148 RCAA in 2138 games.

2) According to the NY Daily News, the Angels are interested in Mike Piazza.

3) According to the Detroit Free Press, the Tigers will meet with free agent P Troy Percival this week.

4) The Dodgers signed C Mike Rose, utilityman Mike Edwards and OF Jon Weber to minor league contracts.

Rose was 0 for 2 in 2 games in 2004.

Edwards was 1 for 4, with 2 BB, in 4 games in 2003.


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