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The Colorado Rockies have agreed to extend the contract of Rafael Betancourt, Enrique Rojas of ESPNDeportes reports. Betancourt was already signed for 2012, but this new deal will pay him $4.25 million in 2013 and there's an option for $4.25 million for 2014.
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The Rockies agreed to pick up the $4.25 million 2013 option on the contract of closer Rafael Betancourt and added a club option for 2014, the club said Thursday.
On Wednesday, Jamie Moyer agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to Colorado Rockies’ spring training, pending a physical.Moyer, 49, missed the entire 2011 season due to Tommy John surgery on his left elbow.Moyer last pitched with the Phillies in 2010 and went 9-9 with a 4.84 ERA in 111.2 innings. Moyer has played 24 seasons with a 267-204 record and a 4.24 career...
Free agent outfielder Ryan Spilborghs is likely to sign with the Indians, Troy Renck of the Denver Post tweets. The Boras Corporation represents the outfielder, who was non-tendered in December.
Spilborghs posted a .210/.283/.305 line in 223 plate appearances for the Rockies in 2011, appearing at all three outfield positions. The 32-year-old has a career .273/.357/.443 line against...
Rockies center fielder Dexter Fowler signed a big new contract Tuesday. But his offseason has been spent in training, including time at “Camp Tulo” with teammates in Las Vegas.
Troy Renck got some video of the workouts:
By TOM WITHERS
AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have acquired right-hander Kevin Slowey from Colorado, a move prompted by Fausto Carmona's arrest in the Dominican Republic.
The Indians sent reliever Zach Putnam and cash to the Rockies for Slowey, who pitched for Minnesota last season and was traded to Colorado on Dec. 6. Slowey split last season between the Twins...
DENVER (AP) -- Jamie Moyer has agreed to terms on a minor league contract with an invite to the Colorado Rockies' spring training, pending a physical.
The Indians have agreed to sign free agent outfielder Ryan Spilborghs, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweets.
The Cleveland Indians acquired right-hander Kevin Slowey and cash considerations from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for pitcher Zach Putnam.
Kevin Slowey, after his second trade of the winter, could find himself in the Indians rotation if Fausto Carmona is stranded in the Dominican Republic because of his visa problems.