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The Rockies announced on Wednesday that Dave Hajek has been promoted from Double-A Tulsa hitting coach to the organization's Minor League infield coordinator.
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The Rockies have decided not to tender 26-year old righty swinging outfielder Cole Garner a contract for the 2012 season, making him a free agent. Garner played in 4 games for the Rockies last year and he was 2 for 9 (.222 avg, .522 OPS) with 1 run scored and 3 RBIs. He also played in 46 games in AAA-ball last year and he was 61 for 185 (.330 avg, .923 OPS) with 38 runs scored...
The Rockies are expressing strong interest in Michael Cuddyer and Carlos Beltran in an attempt to sign one of the free agent outfielders, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com (Twitter links). They have offered Cuddyer more than $25MM over three years, which is what Minnesota offered him earlier in the offseason.
The Rockies continued a push Thursday to sign free-agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer. It has become clear that Cuddyer is Colorado's top outfield priority, even though the club has reached out to six-time All-Star Carlos Beltran.