On Thursday evening, the Colorado Rockies announced that they have finalized a deal with Casey Blake and acquired Chad Tracy from the Texas Rangers.
Rockies agree to one-year contract with 3B Casey Blake. Rockies also acquire INF Chad Tracy from Texas in exchange for RHP Greg Reynolds.
Chad Tracy, the son of current Rockies manager Jim Tracy, hit .259/.339/.475 with 26 home runs and 32 doubles at AAA in 2011. The 26-year-old was originally a third round draft pick of the Rangers in 2006. He's hit 111 home runs in his minor league career.
Reynolds, also 26, is coming off a rough season with the AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox. He started 19 games for the team and compiled a 6.81 ERA. In three seasons at the triple-A level, Reynolds has a 5.99 ERA.
He also logged 32 innings for the Rockies in 2011 and had a 6.19 ERA.
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