DENVER | All-Star reliever Wade Davis would get a $1 million assignment bonus if traded by the Colorado Rockies under a provision in his $52 million, three-year contract. If he is dealt, that would trigger a full no-trade provision requiring his consent for any subsequent trades.
DENVER | Colorado finalized $27 million, three-year contracts with right-hander Bryan Shaw and lefty Jake McGee on Friday, moves the Rockies hope will fortify their bullpen.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. | A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free-agent relief pitcher Pat Neshek is returning to the Philadelphia Phillies.
CHICAGO | Right-hander Tyler Chatwood and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract. The Cubs announced the agreement on Thursday.
NEW YORK | Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is a finalist for AL MVP and Rookie of the Year, giving him a chance to become just the third player to win the awards in the same year. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America revealed the finalists for its major awards on Monday night. The winners will be announced next week.
DENVER | All-Star closer Greg Holland has become a free agent after declining to exercise his $15 million player option with the Colorado Rockies. Holland bolstered Colorado’s bullpen this year by saving a franchise record-tying 41 games in his first season since Tommy John surgery.
PHOENIX | The Arizona Diamondbacks have put four of their five starting pitchers on the roster for Wednesday night’s National League wild-card game against the Colorado Rockies.
A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday.
A look at the National League wild-card playoff between the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks.
DENVER | Rest assured, Carlos Gonzalez is a different player since August. Turns out, the Colorado Rockies ‘ charismatic outfielder just needed a good night’s sleep. Struggling at the plate early in the season, Gonzalez tossed and turned each night before finally visiting a sleep specialist about two months ago. Now, it’s his bat that’s awake as he and the Rockies are headed to the postseason for the first time since 2009. This is better than a dream, too, for the only holdover player from that ’09 squad.