Thursday, December 01, 2005

Giles off The Market - Re-signs with SD...

Brian Giles is officially off the free agent market having reached a preliminary agreement to resign with the Padres.

You've got to hand it to that Padre management though. Last week the team rejected a 3-year $25.5 million proposal from Giles' agent:

Late last week, it appeared that Giles would leave the Padres after the team rejected a three-year, $25.5 million proposal from his agent, Joe Bick.

You see, the team rejected that offer because they apparently wanted to offer him more money than he was originally requesting!

Right fielder Brian Giles reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday night to re-sign with his hometown San Diego Padres for $30 million over three years.