Rockies agree to deal with Seth Smith

Updated: January 15, 2012, 11:07 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies and outfielder Seth Smith have agreed to a one-year, $2,415,000 deal, avoiding arbitration.

Smith has spent the last three seasons with the Rockies, playing both left and right field, and has a .275 batting average with 51 homers and 181 RBIs in 487 major league games.

He hit .284 with 32 doubles, nine triples, 15 homers and 59 RBIs last season, when he made $429,000.

The Rockies announced the deal Sunday night.


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