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Rockies, Herges agree to minor league contract

DENVER -- Right-handed pitcher Matt Herges agreed to a minor
league contract Monday with the Colorado Rockies, who invited him
to their spring training camp.

If added to the 40-man roster, Herges would get $600,000,
one-year contract and the chance to earn $150,000 in performance
bonuses.

Herges, who turns 37 on April 1, went 2-3 with a 4.31 ERA in 66
relief appearances for the Florida Marlins last season. The
one-time closer for the San Francisco Giants has a 32-29 record and
a 3.89 ERA over his eight-year career that also includes stops with
the Dodgers, Expos, Padres, Diamondbacks.