The Colorado Rockies announced on Tuesday that the club has come to terms on a one-year contract with veteran infielder Casey Blake. According to MLB.com's Thomas Harding, the deal could be worth up to $3 million:
Utility mandeal is a one-year, $2 million, non-guaranteed contract with $1 million on performance bonuses.
The 38-year-old had injury problems in 2011 and played in just 63 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers but put together a respectable .252/.342/.371 line. He hit a combined 35 home runs as a regular starter in 2009 and 2010 and could be a solid short-term solution for the Rockies at third base.
The Rockies also formally introduced outfielder Michael Cuddyer on Tuesday.
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