Sports - Colorado Rockies

Feb 19, 2011 10:07 PM by Lee Douglas

Belisle signs multi-year deal with Rox

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Belisle, the Colorado Rockies' most consistent reliever last season, has signed a deal through 2012 that buys out his first year of free agency.

The right-hander is the sixth non-free agent that Colorado has signed to a multiyear contract this offseason, joining Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez, Matt Lindstrom, Rafael Betancourt and Jason Hammel.

The Denver Post reported that Belisle, who was already under contract for $2.35 million this season, will get $3.775 million in 2012, bringing his total deal to $6.125 million.

Belisle worked 92 innings in 2010, compiling a 2.93 ERA.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)




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