Rockies sign Hammel to two-year deal
By SPORTS NETWORK
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.