User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Rockies and LHP Franklin Morales avoid arbitration

DENVER (AP) - Franklin Morales and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

Advertisement
The team announced the deal Wednesday night.

The Rockies acquired the 27-year-old Morales and right-hander Chris Martin from the Boston Red Sox in December for infielder Jonathan Herrera.

Morales first signed with the Rockies in 2002 and pitched for Colorado from 2007-11. He spent the last 2 1/2 seasons with Boston.

The left-hander was 2-2 with a 4.62 ERA in 20 appearances last year for the Red Sox, who won the World Series. He is 13-18 with 11 saves and a 4.38 ERA in 195 major league games, including 25 starts.

Morales has limited left-handed hitters to a .194 batting average during his career.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2016
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Rogers: Wednesday's Diamond Notes
Giants dominate Rockies, 12-3
Renfroe's bat lifts Padres over Dodgers
Astros rally past Mariners, 8-4
Yanks end Boston's 11-game hot streak
Jays cruise past Orioles, 'under' hits
Tigers blank Indians, 1 back in WC
Mets pound Marlins, 'over' cashes
Cubs continue dominance of Pirates
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
3-0 +405 Y'day 30-15 +2,126 Run
8-4 +371 L2 Days, +8,334 TY
13-6, +760 L19 MLB G-Plays
4-2 L6 Guaranteed Plays
3-1 L4 MLB Selections
11-5 L16 Guaranteed Plays
12-6 L18 G-Plays, +3,095 TY
+4,370 Net Profits TY
5-1 Record Last 6 G-Plays
8-4, +540 L12 Guaranteed Plays
6-3, +314 Last 9 Selections
5-2 L7 Picks & Guarantees
6-3 Last 9 MLB G-Plays
MLB Pro Baseball Expert Sports Picks
2016 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 8434
Jim Feist + 4370
John Fisher + 3195
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 1768
Jim Feist + 1672
Kevin Rogers + 1669
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 4308
Antony Dinero + 1428
John Fisher + 1315
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Jim Feist + 3080
Antony Dinero + 2767
Micah Roberts + 2591
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
James Manos + 2759
Micah Roberts + 2358
Antony Dinero + 2234
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Micah Roberts + 1990
Bill Marzano + 1555
Mark Franco + 1360
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership