Giants Get Miguel Tejada: AP
Giants, Tejada agree to 1-year deal.
PHOENIX - AUGUST 30: Miguel Tejada #10 of the San Diego Padres on deck during the Major League Baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on August 30, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Padres 7-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Updated at 7:04 AM PDT on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2010
A person familiar with the deal says the World Series champion San Francisco Giants have agreed with free-agent shortstop Miguel Tejada on terms of a one-year contract.
The deal is pending a physical, the person told The Associated Press on Tuesday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been finalized. A formal announcement could come later this week.
Tejada, who played 156 games last season with Baltimore and San Diego, would take over a spot filled previously by Juan Uribe and World Series MVP Edgar Renteria.
Giants general manager Brian Sabean has been eager to find a new shortstop this offseason. Renteria is a free agent, and Uribe completed a $21 million, three-year contract with the rival Dodgers on Tuesday.
Published at 6:12 PM PDT on Nov 30, 2010
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