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The Rockies have signed 34-year old righty swinging catcher Wil Nieves. Nieves played in 20 games for the Brewers last year and he was 7 for 50 (.140 avg, .369 OPS) with 2 runs scored. Nieves has now played in 282 games in his first 8 years in the majors and he is 166 for 751 (.221 avg, .557 OPS) with 55 runs scored, 5 homers, 73 RBIs and 2 stolen bases. Nieves will get a shot next spring to win the backup catcher job for the Rockies, but, he will likely start the season in AAA.
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The Rockies have signed catcher Wil Nieves to a minor league deal according to the MLB.com transactions page. The 34-year-old hit .140/.189/.180 in 54 plate appearances for the Brewers last season and is a .221/.268/.289 career hitter in 823 career plate appearances in the show.
The Colorado Rockies and free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer have agreed to a three-year deal worth about $30 million.
CBS Sports and the Denver Post first reported the deal Friday morning.
The former Minnesota Twins star is the first big-time free agent the Rockies have signed since 2000, when they brought in pitchers Mike Hampton and Denny Neagle for a combined $172 million...
The Rockies have signed 32-year old righty swinging OF/1B Michael Cuddyer to a 3-year, $31.5 million dollar deal. Cuddyer played in 139 games for the Twins last year and he was 150 for 529 (.284 avg, .805 OPS) with 70 runs scored, 20 homers, 70 RBIs and 11 stolen bases. He has now played in 1,139 games in his first 11 years in the majors and he is 1,106 of 4,072 (.272 avg, .794...
DENVER (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies and free agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer have agreed to a three-year deal worth about $30 million.
LAS VEGAS The Rockies finally got the big bat they've been searching for when the agreed in principle today on a three-year deal with former Minnesota Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer.
Craig Kimbrel has added another Rookie of the Year honor to his impressive collection. Kimbrel has been voted Rookie of the Year via balloting for this year's Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards.
By Kent Covington
As the Braves survey the marketplace for potential trades and roster upgrades, they do so from a position of strength. That strength comes not only from their bounty of bargaining chips—few teams are as well stocked with young talent—but also from the competence of their front office.
Atlanta Braves General Manager, Frank Wren, is quite simply one of the...
Hot News for RP George Sherrill
As first reported by Jason Churchill this afternoon, the Mariners have come to terms with George Sherrill on a one year deal, apparently worth just over $1 million with some incentives that could push the total a bit higher.
The M’s have talked about adding a veteran to the bullpen all winter, and the team was also a bit low on left-handers, so Sherrill checks two boxes on the...