DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies prevented arbitration with left-hander Kyle Freeland and 5 different gamers Friday because the group tries to get again on observe after lacking the playoffs the previous two seasons.
Freeland agreed to a one-year contract for $5,025,000 following a bounce-back season. He made a pro-rated $1,064,815 of a $2,875,000 wage in 2020. The Denver native tied for the key league lead in begins with 13. He went 2-3 with a 4.33 ERA and 9 high quality begins. Freeland had simply 5 high quality begins in 2019, when he went 3-11 with a 6.73 ERA.
Proper-hander Jon Grey will make $6 million in 2021. Grey, a first-round decide in 2013, made eight begins and posted a 2-4 report with a 6.69 ERA earlier than occurring the injured record on Sept. 4 with proper shoulder irritation. The hard-throwing Grey was on account of make $5,600,000 in 2020, and his prorated pay wound up at $2,074,074.
Colorado additionally prevented arbitration with reliever Carlos Estévez after the 28-year-old appeared in a team-high 26 video games in 2020. Estévez made $400, 000 of his pro-rated $1,080,000 wage in 2020.
As well as, newly acquired right-hander Robert Stephenson agreed to a one-year deal price $805,000. He was acquired by Colorado in a November commerce with Cincinnati after throwing 10 innings final season with 9.90 ERA. Stephenson, who turns 28 on Feb. 24, has appeared in 104 recreation, making 22 begins, since his debut in 2016. He was on account of make $592,000 in 2020. His pro-rated wage ended up at $219,259.