Giants sign durable lefty Javier Lopez to 3-year deal

Nov. 26, 2013 at 9:30 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Durable relief pitcher Javier Lopez has re-signed with the San Francisco Giants for three years, the team announced Tuesday.

Lopez has played a key role in the Giants bullpen since being acquired from Pittsburgh in 2010, going 14-4 with a 2.26 ERA in 236 relief appearances.

The 36-year-old left-hander had one of his best seasons in 2013, compiling a 4-2 record with a career-best 1.83 ERA in 69 games.

Lopez has also pitched for Colorado, Arizona and Boston in an 11-year career, posting a 27-13 record with a 3.64 ERA and 13 saves in 629 games.

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