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Monday, August 07, 2017

Rockies offered four-year extension to Carlos Gonzalez last spring

The Rockies reportedly offered outfielder Carlos Gonzalez a four-year extension that was rejected during spring training, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. While Nightengale does not specify exactly how much money Gonzalez turned down, he does go as far as to describe the offer as “lucrative.”

Gonzalez, 31, has really struggled offensively in 2017 with just a .642 OPS and .298 OBP. A free agent after the season, Gonzalez has spent nine of his ten seasons with the Rockies and touts a career 117 OPS+. The three-time Gold Glover hit 25 home runs and drove in 100 runs just a season ago.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 07, 2017 at 11:37 PM | 17 comment(s)
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