Posted December 13, 2013

Rockies reportedly to sign reliever Boone Logan

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Boone Logan has proven effective against left-handed hitters. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Boone Logan has been effective against left-handed batters. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

The Rockies have an agreement with left-handed reliever Boone Logan on a three-year deal for more than $16 million, as first reported by Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported the deal is worth $16.5 million.

The addition of Logan to the Rockies bullpen — an offseason priority for the team — comes two days after Colorado acquired Brett Anderson from the A’s. The team also brought back LaTroy Hawkins and has been linked to interest in J.P Howell and Joaquin Benoit.

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Logan, 29, was a workhorse for the Yankees appearing in 205 games over the last three seasons. He was 5-2 with a 3.23 ERA last season. He is especially tough against left-handed batters who hit just .221 in 77 at-bats in 2013.


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