2012 MLB Offseason: INF Ryan Theriot Signs With San Francisco Giants

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has announced that the San Francisco Giants have signed free agent infielder Ryan Theriot to a one year deal. According to Heyman, the former St. Louis Cardinals second baseman will have a modest contract, heavy with incentives:

The 32-year-old Theriot joins his fourth team in three years after coming to St. Louis as a free agent in 2011 on a $3.3M contract. With the Cards, Theriot hit an unimpressive .271/.321/.342 with only 4 steals yet was caught stealing 6 times. He started 132 games and had only one hit and one walk in the 2011 World Series, going 1 for 13.

The former Chicago Cubs infielder spent five and a half years on Chicago's northside team before being traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010.

For more on the St. Louis Cardinals, head over to Viva El Birdos, SB Nation's Cards blog. Stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis for more breaking news and updates concerning all matters St. Louis sports.

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