Nori Aoki finalizes 1-year deal with Giants

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Baseball The world champion Giants have finalized their contract with free-agent outfielder Nori Aoki,

the team announced Monday.Welcome to the #SFGiants, Nori Aoki!— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiantsFans) January 20, 2015The one-year deal is worth $4.7 million, plus a $5.5 million option for the 2016 season. Aoki can earn up to $1.5 million in incentives in each year of the deal. MORE: New faces, new places for 2015 | Max deal should spur NL contenders to pursue HamelsThe former Japanese league star will be formally introduced Tuesday. Aoki, 33, had a slash line of .285/.349/.360, with 17 stolen bases in 132 games last season with the Royals, who lost to the Giants in a seven-game World Series. One of the top defensive outfielders in baseball, he is expected to start in left field. His arrival pushes Gregor Blanco into a reserve role.

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