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After surveying the landscape, Jason Giambi seems set to return to the Rockies next season when he exercises the mutual option on his $1 million contract.
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The Rockies and 40-year old lefty swinging 1B Jason Giambi have agreed to pick up his mutual option for 2012, valued at $1 million bucks. Giambi played in 64 games for the Rockies last year and he was 34 for 131 (.260 avg, .958 OPS) with 20 runs scored, 13 homers and 32 RBIs. Giambi has now played in 170 games in his first three years with the Rockies and he is 84 for 331 (.254...
The Colorado Rockies exercised the option on veteran first baseman Jason Giambi's contract Saturday.
The $1 million option for the 2012 season was quickly agreed upon by the 40-year-old slugger.
Giambi batted .260 with 13 homers and 32 RBIs in 131 at-bats this season.
Now that the season is over, there's going to be a lot of contract talk. Here's a running list of what's been going on Day #1 of the off-season:
– The Chicago Cubs have announced that Ryan Dempster has picked up his player option for 2012. (Twitter)
– The Colorado Rockies and Jason Giambi are close to exercising his $1 million mutual option. (Troy E. Renck, The...
The 2011 GIBBYs feature nominees in 19 categories. Jason Giambi's three-homer, seven-RBI game against the Phillies is up for the year's top hitting performance.
Troy Tulowitzki, who batted .302 with 30 homers and 105 RBIs, has been selected to The Sporting News' NL All-Star team for 2011.
The Rockies' 2011 season was a bust, but Tulo's reputation emerged unscathed.
The Sports News today named Troy Tulowitzki as its starting shortstop on it's National League all-star team.