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AP Source: Reliever Davis, Rockies Agree to 3-Year Deal



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    CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 18: Wade Davis #71 of the Chicago Cubs throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during game four of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 18, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

    A person familiar with the negotiations says All-Star reliever Wade Davis and the Colorado Rockies have agreed on a three-year, $52 million contract. 

    The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the deal has not been announced. 

    A 32-year-old right-hander, Davis becomes a significant addition to what's becoming a formidable and high-priced bullpen. A few weeks ago, the Rockies finalized $27 million, three-year contracts with right-hander Bryan Shaw and lefty Jake McGee. 

    Davis had a 2.30 ERA and 32 saves last season for the Chicago Cubs. In 2015, Davis helped the Kansas City Royals to a World Series title. 

    His deal includes a fourth-year player option that vests should Davis reach 30 games in 2020. The deal was first reported by Yahoo! Sports.

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