Colorado Rockies Agree to Terms with Six Players

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DENVER – The Colorado Rockies announced Friday that they have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with right-handed pitchers Chad Bettis, Jon Gray and Scott Oberg; left-handed pitcher Tyler Anderson, infielder Trevor Story and catcher Tony Wolters.

The club previously agreed to terms on a one-year contract with left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin on Nov. 29.

• Bettis, 29, made 20 starts and seven relief appearances for the Rockies in 2018, going 5-2 with a 5.01 ERA (120.1 IP, 67 ER), 47 walks and 80 strikeouts. As a starter, went 5-2 with a 5.28 ERA (109.0 IP, 64 ER), 45 walks and 76 strikeouts. Made his first appearances out of the bullpen since 2014, and posted no record with a 2.38 ERA (11.1 IP, 3 ER), two walks and four strikeouts in seven relief appearances.

• Originally selected by the Rockies in the second round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, the native of Lubbock, Texas, is 30-25 with a 5.01 ERA (537.0 IP, 299 ER), 189 walks and 389 strikeouts in 125 career appearances, 89 starts, with Colorado (2013-18).

• Gray, 27, went 12-9 with a 5.12 ERA (172.1 IP, 98 ER), 52 walks and 183 strikeouts in 31 starts in 2018. Was Colorado’s Opening Day starter in 2017 and 2018, making him the fifth starter in Rockies history to make consecutive Opening Day starts.

• Originally selected by Colorado in the first round (third overall) of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, the Shawnee, Okla., native has gone 32-25 with a 4.65 ERA (491.1 IP, 254 ER), 155 walks and 520 strikeouts across parts of four seasons with the Rockies, 2015-18. His 9.53 strikeouts per nine innings rate is the best in franchise history among pitchers with at least 30 starts.

• Oberg, 28, went 8-1 with a 2.45 ERA (58.2 IP, 16 ER), 12 walks and 57 strikeouts across 56 relief appearances for the Rockies in 2018. His eight wins were tied for first among National League relievers.

• The Tewksbury, Mass., native was originally selected by the Rockies in the 15th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. Across parts of four seasons with Colorado (2015-18), has a 12-7 record with two saves, a 4.29 ERA (201.1 IP, 96 ER), 78 walks and 176 strikeouts.

• Anderson, 29, went 7-9 with a 4.55 ERA (176.0 IP, 89 ER), 59 walks and 164 strikeouts in 32 starts in 2018. The innings pitched and strikeouts were new career highs.

• Originally selected by the Rockies in the first round (20th overall) of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, the Las Vegas, Nev., native has posted a 18-21 record with a 4.30 ERA (376.1 IP, 180 ER) in 66 starts and two relief appearances across parts of three seasons with the Rockies, 2016-18.

• Story, 26, batted .291 (174-for-598) with 88 runs, 42 doubles, six triples, 37 home runs, 108 RBI, 27 stolen bases, 47 walks and 168 strikeouts over 157 games in 2018. The batting average, runs, doubles, triples, home runs, RBI and stolen bases were all career highs for the first-time All-Star.

• A native of Irving, Texas, Story has batted .268 (395-for-1473) with 223 runs, 95 doubles, 13 triples, 88 home runs, 262 RBI, 42 stolen bases, 131 walks and 489 strikeouts in parts of three seasons with the Rockies (2016-18).

• Wolters, 26, batted .170 (31-for-182) with 19 runs, four doubles, four triples, three home runs, 27 RBI, two stolen bases, 26 walks and 33 strikeouts across 74 games (56 starts) in his third season with the Rockies.

• Originally acquired off waivers from Cleveland on Feb. 18, 2016, the Vista, Calif., native has batted .226 (139-for-616) with 76 runs, 27 doubles, seven triples, six home runs, 73 RBI, six stolen bases, 80 walks and 141 strikeouts across 228 games with Colorado from 2016-18.

• Rusin, 32, agreed to a one-year contract with the Rockies on Nov. 29. He went 2-3 with a 6.09 ERA (54.2 IP, 37 ER), 26 walks and 47 strikeouts across 49 appearances for the Rockies in 2018. He was on the 10-day disabled list from July 24-Aug. 9 with left plantar fasciitis.

• Originally acquired off waivers by Colorado from Chicago-NL, Sept. 27, 2014, the Detroit, Mich., native is 20-28 with two saves, a 4.55 ERA (464.1 IP, 235 ER), 149 walks and 338 strikeouts in 186 career appearances, 49 starts with Chicago-NL (2012-14) and Colorado (2015-18).

The Rockies currently have a full 40-man roster.