Aaron Cook To Sign Extension

UPDATE, 12-5-07 at 5:24pm: Ken Rosenthal says the Rockies are "moving closer" to a 3/30 extension with Cook.

FROM 12-5-07 at 11:11am:

A few weeks ago, the Rockies offered a three-year, $30MM extension to 28 year-old sinkerballer Aaron Cook.  The deal would cover the 2009-11 seasons, since the Rockies already exercised Cook at a below market $4.5MM for ’08.  According to Troy Renck, Cook has been pondering the offer and will decide within a few days.

A month ago I suggested the Rockies and Cook could arrive at a Jake Westbrook-like three year, $33MM extension.  That sounds about right, though it’s a little below-market.


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