Atkins agrees to 1-year, $7.05M deal
DENVER -- Third baseman Garrett Atkins avoided arbitration Tuesday, agreeing to a one-year, $7.05 million contract with the Colorado Rockies that will make him the second-highest paid player on the team.
Atkins is training at Athletes' Performance in Carson, Calif., in preparation for his move back to third base and is pleased a deal was struck, agent Jeff Blank told The Associated Press.
"Garrett's really excited that he doesn't have to travel to Phoenix for a hearing because he's ...
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