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Rockies Sign Chad Moeller

The Colorado Rockies signed Chad Moeller to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. Moeller is another body in the battle for the Rockies' backup catcher position. He will be in a competition with Michael McKenry, Jose Morales and Matt Pagnozzi.

Moeller is an 11-year veteran who has spent his career as a backup catcher. He has played for the Minnesota Twins, the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Milwaukee Brewers, the Cincinnati Reds, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the New York Yankees (twice) and the Baltimore Orioles.

In 2004, Moeller played in a career-high 101 games, but had a .569 OPS. In 2010, Moeller appeared in nine games for the Yankees. In his career, Moeller is .226/.267/.429 hitter.