Wednesday, December 2, 2009

LaHawk is Rockies' Plan B

According to's Thomas Harding, the Rockies are going to go hard after reliever Rafael Betancourt, whom the Rockies offered arbitration. But if they don't re-sign him?

The Rockies' bullpen focus is right-hander Rafael Betancourt, whom they offered arbitration. Only if he decides to leave -- he has until Monday to accept arbitration, but can continue negotiating with the Rockies beyond that -- will the Rockies begin in earnest pursuing free-agent relievers, with La Troy Hawkins on that list.