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Rotowire: Jan 26 / 6:29p ET
News: Ottavino agreed to a one-year, $1.3 million deal with the Rockies on Monday, avoiding arbitration Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.
Impact: Ottavino posted a 3.60 ERA in a career-high 75 appearances last season and is one of the Rockies' most versatile bullpen arms. He also struck out 70 while walking just 16 batters.
StatsLLC: Jan 26 / 12:00a ET
News: Ottavino and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $1.3 million, one-year contract that avoided arbitration. He had asked $1,475,000 in arbitration and had been offered $1 million.
Impact: The 6-foot-5, hard-throwing righty was 1-4 with a 3.60 ERA in a career-high 75 appearances with the Rockies last season, when he made $502,000. Colorado claimed Ottavino off waivers from St. Louis in 2012. He was a first-round pick by St. Louis in the 2006 amateur draft and has a 7-10 career record with a 4.05 ERA in 184 games.