News: Giants sign Jeremy Affeldt

The Giants have signed free-agent LHP Jeremy Affeldt to a two-year deal, reports the San Jose Mercury News.

interesting, in that i expected him to land a similar three-year deal to what Damaso Marte got from the Yankees…this is good news

The Cardinals, Indians, Rockies and Mariners had all been linked to Affeldt during the last week.

During the last two seasons, spanning 149 appearances and 78 innings, the the 29–year-old Affeldt was 5–4 with a 3.44 ERA pitching in relief for the Rockies and Reds.