Rockies sign Hammel to two-year deal

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, Last Updated: 5:27 PM ET

DENVER - The Colorado Rockies have signed pitcher Jason Hammel to a two-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

Hammel was a 10-game winner for a second straight season in 2010, going 10-9 with a 4.81 ERA in 30 turns for the Rockies.

The right-hander spent the first three years of his career with Tampa Bay before being traded to Colorado prior to the 2009 campaign.

The 28-year-old has a 27-32 career record with a 5.06 ERA in 137 games, 88 as a starter.


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