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Yorvit Torrealba has been a productive Major League back-up over the last few seasons. He brought some negative press to himself when he got into an altercation during winter ball a season ago. However, his veteran understanding of how to call a game has drawn the Colorado Rockies to him. They have reportedly offered Torrealba a minor league deal.
According to Thomas Harding of MLB.com, the Rockies have extended a minor league contract offer to Torrealba. He has not yet accepted the offer and is considering his options. Obviously, Torrealba wants a Major League deal, but he will have every opportunity to compete for a spot on the Rockies' roster if he were to accept this contract.
Torrealba played for the Rockies from 2006-2009. He helped the Rockies make it all the way to the 2007 World Series. Torrealba has played for seven clubs in his 13-year Major League career. He has hit .257/.316/.386 over that span.
Torrealba dealt with back problems throughout the 2012 season. He struggled while hitting .233 combined between three different teams.
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