Matt Belisle has $4.25-million contract option picked up by Rockies

When it comes to bullpens, a reliever’s best ability is reliability. Matt Belisle, save for multiple hiccups last season, has been consistently productive for the Rockies since 2009. He has posted a 3.70 ERA and appeared in 326 games, making him an iron man for the Rockies’ relief corps. Belisle’s contribution on the field and clubhouse leadership, especially with the loss...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies, Belisle exercise mutual option for 2014

The Colorado Rockies and right-handed reliever Matt Belisle have exercised their mutual option for 2014, the team announced through its Twitter account Monday. Belisle is scheduled to make $4.25 million next season. The 33-year-old Belisle went 5-7 with a 4.32 ERA in 73 innings this year, striking out 62 and walking 15 in his fifth season with the Rockies. Last month, the team...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies rumors: Rockies to bring back Matt Belisle but not Raphael Betancourt

In a fairly rare move, the Colorado Rockies and reliever Matt Belisle have agreed to exercise the mutual option in Belisle’s contract for 2014 says’s Thomas Harding. The Rockies made the announcement late Monday afternoon. #Rockies and RHP Matt Belisle each exercise their mutual option for 2014. Belisle has 3.70 ERA in 326 games w/ Rox (2009-13). — Colorado Rockies...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The end is near for the Colorado Rockies

Matt Belisle has earned the right to struggle for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies once again blew a late-inning lead on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco. Matt Belisle, once their most steady reliever, has felt the the overuse of the past three seasons finally catch up to his arm.This has been no secret. Belisle's velocity has been down, his slider flat, and his ability to...
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Belisle blows lead in Rockies' 4-3 loss

Matt Belisle is trying to work his way out of his latest funk. He isn't quite there just yet. Belisle allowed five of his first six hitters to reach in the eighth inning, costing the Colorado Rockies the lead and eventually the game in a 4-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. ''He's just going through a tough spot right now,'' Rockies manager...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tough loss shows areas where the Colorado Rockies need offseason improvement

Matt BelisleIt's easy to blame Matt Belisle. The reliever has been a shell of himself since before the All-Star Break. The Colorado Rockies have asked him to get the job done in several high pressure situations, and frankly, he hasn't gotten it done.With Belisle more than willing to admit that he didn't get his job done, what Rockies fans are really seeing is that the...
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue to get quiet contributions from Matt Belisle

Matt Belisle has been extremely good for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies won their first series at home since the first weekend in June, barely holding on to an 8-6 victory on Tuesday night.The fact that the Rockies haven't won a series at home since June is enough of a statement itself of the 2012 season. The victory on Tuesday night ended up being a nail-biter after nearly...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

The Colorado Rockies biggest secret, and more on the Sunday Lineups

Matt Belisle is the most un-sung member of the Rockies.Sunday's game was a great one for the Colorado Rockies.That statement is one that doesn't come very often. Usually, Sundays are the day when fans plan on going to the mountains, getting the boat out, going shopping, taking a drive, seeing family, or doing anything besides wasting three hours watching a lackluster baseball...
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April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockies' steady reliever Belisle gets one-year extension

When it comes to relievers, reliability is the best ability. Over the past few seasons, Matt Belisle has been among the Rockies' most consistent performers.
Via Denver Post
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Belisle, Rockies agree to 2-year deal

Reliever Matt Belisle and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a two-year contract that includes a mutual option for 2014 and adds an additional $4.35 million. The right-hander had agreed last February to a deal that pays him $3,775,000 this year and allows him to earn an additional $225,000 in bonuses based on games finished. Friday's agreement adds a $4.1 million salary for...
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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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