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Rockies, RHP Huston Street Reach 1-year, $4.5 Deal, Avoid Arbitration PDF Print E-mail
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Salary Arbitration
Written by Maury Brown   
Monday, 19 January 2009 13:58

Huston StreetThe Colorado Rockies have signed right-handed reliever Huston Street to a one-year, $4.5 million deal, thus avoiding arbitration. Street went 7-5 last season with the Oakland A’s posting a 3.73 ERA and 69 SOs over 70 innings. He was acquired by the Rockies in a trade for Matt Holiday. He gave up 58 hits, the most in his four-year MLB career. His major league service time of 4.000 ranks him 20th youngest of the 40 relief pitchers who filed for salary arbitration on 1/15.

Street is the sixth salary arbitration eligible player to reach agreement or sign after the filings were released on Thursday. Felix Hernandez, Cole Hamels, Kevin Youkilis, Darren Oliver, and Greg Dobbs are the others. That leaves 105 salary arbitration eligible players left working towards agreements.

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