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The Giants have resigned Javier Lopez. The lefty got 2 years and $8.5 million.

With this move, the Giants seem to be pushing to quickly and (relatively) cheaply set their bullpen so they can move on to the much more pressing matters of the long term contracts of Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum and the upgrading of the offense that sent so many of us sprinting for the bathroom to find a socially acceptable container in which to empty our stomachs.

Right now, the bullpen for next year is as follows:
Brian Wilson: Signed
Javier Lopez: Signed
Casilla: Arbitration
Romo: Arbitration
Ramirez: Arbitration
Affeldt: Club option likely to be denied, free agent
Mota: Free agent

The goal is to bring back the entire bullpen as is, with Affeldt getting a pay deduction and Mota signing for cheap.  Lopez was the one piece that was most up in the air and the Giants have taken care of it.

So 5 down, 2 to go, and the most important 5 are in place. Check out the betting odds for next season, to see if you agree on the Giants changes at winning the Championship again, for the 3rd time in 5 years!

Good start, Sabes.  Now don't go signing a crappy old shortstop for too much money....