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Rockies make Jamie Moyer an offer

Jamie Moyer has been offered a minor league contract by the Colorado Rockies, a source confirmed to the Daily News.

Rockies make Jamie Moyer an offer

Jamie Moyer has reportedly been offered a minor-league contract by the Colorado Rockies. (Ed Hille/Staff file photo)
Jamie Moyer has reportedly been offered a minor-league contract by the Colorado Rockies. (Ed Hille/Staff file photo)

Jamie Moyer has been offered a minor league contract by the Colorado Rockies, a source confirmed to the Daily News.

The source said Moyer could be awaiting an offer from another team as well.

Moyer, who turned 49 in November, spent the last 4 1/2 of his 24 major league seasons with the Phillies. Moyer, 267-204 lifetime with a 4.24 ERA, was 56-40 for the Phillies, including 16-7 when they won the World Series in 2008.

Moyer was 9-9 with a 4.84 ERA in 2010 but had elbow ligament surgery and missed last season. Since rehabbing, he has been working out in hopes of pitching again.

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The Denver Post, which first reported the story, indicated that would be brought in to compete for a rotation spot and help tutor the young pitchers on the Colorado staff.

Also, the Rockies traded outfielder Seth Smith to Oakland for righthander Guillermo Moscoso and lefthander Josh Outman, a former Phillies prospect who was sent to the Athletics in the Joe Blanton trade.

 



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