First baseman Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6.2 million, one-year contract.
The deal was completed just before the scheduled start of their salary arbitration hearing Wednesday.
The New York Giants have started to restructure their roster for their first season under coach Ben McAdoo.
The team announced Wednesday that linebacker Jon Beason has retired and that offensive linemen Will Beatty and Geoff Schwartz have been released.
All three players finished the season on injured reserve with Beatty missing the entire season.
Tom Coughlin stepped down as the Giants on Jan.
Jacob UnruhLongtime Muskogee softball coach Keith Coleman was named the new Piedmont softball coach Monday night, according to the Muskogee Phoenix.
Coleman replaces Rick Scott, who resigned in the fall and was not allowed to later rescind his resignation.
Starving for offense, the St. Louis Blues are about to get one of their top skill players back.
Jaden Schwartz was activated from injured reserve on Wednesday and is expected to be in the lineup at Friday.
The 23-year-old Schwartz has missed 49 games since fracturing his left ankle during practice on Oct.
Outgoing Southern California athletic director Pat Haden became faint on campus Wednesday and went to visit his doctor.
Sports information director Tim Tessalone said the episode was similar to one that Haden had last October in South Bend, Indiana, before a football game against Notre Dame.