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Rockies eyeing big-name closers, including Wilson

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07:23 AM ET 11.07 | What is it that the Rockies seek this offseason? They want power arms, and are casting a wide net that includes expressing interest in Brian Wilson and Grant Balfour. The Rockies are aiming high as they try to upgrade a relief corps that struggled dramatically in Rafael Betancourt's absence, finishing with a 4.23 ERA, ranking 28th in baseball. They also like former Detroit setupman Jose Veras and Cleveland sidearmer Joe Smith. ... [Wilson] considered Colorado before signing with the Dodgers, who made the highest offer. The Rockies like Wilson, and were encouraged by his strong finish. Pitching effectively in a setup role for the Dodgers, Wilson's fastball averaged 95.31 mph in October, based on Brooksbaseball.net data, with his cutter at nearly 91 mph.

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November 7, 2013  09:14 AM ET

It is all fine and good that you are looking, but just remember don't over pay, because you are still a below 500 team and you new man will not get that many chances to perform.

November 7, 2013  09:29 AM ET

Coors Field: pitching graveyard.

November 7, 2013  12:47 PM ET
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Coors Field: pitching graveyard.

Well, Brian Wilson could pass for the living dead.

 
November 7, 2013  05:48 PM ET

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