De La Rosa is close to a three year deal with the Rockies.

Earlier tonight, Ken Rosenthal reported that Jorge De La Rosa could act sooner, rather than later, on the free agent market.  The latest news from Rosenthal is that De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies are close to a three year deal to bring the starter back to Colorado.

I mentioned earlier that it didn't seem like the Rockies were strong contenders for De La Rosa, mostly because they didn't want to go beyond three years, and they believed another team would add a fourth year.  However, De La Rosa has a good relationship with Rockies' pitching coach Bob Apodaca, who he credits with his success since coming to Colorado.  There is no official deal yet, and no reasoning from De La Rosa, but I'd guess that the relationship with Ap...

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