Barmes, Buchholz agree to 1-year contracts

Updated: January 14, 2010, 8:16 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa, second baseman Clint Barmes and reliever Taylor Buchholz agreed to one-year contracts with the Colorado Rockies on Thursday, avoiding salary arbitration.

De La Rosa's deal is for $5.6 million, and the left-hander could make another $300,000 in performance bonuses. He earned $2 million last year.

Barmes gets $3,225,000, and Buchholz $1,055,000.

De La Rosa was 16-9 with a 4.38 ERA last season, setting a franchise record for lefties with ...

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