Rockies Rumors: Beimel, Fogg, Benson

The latest on the Rockies from Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post

  • It seemed the Rockies had satisfied their need for lefthanded relievers by signing Alan Embree and Glendon Rusch.  However, Renck says they may renew interest in Joe Beimel if the price is right.  I’m not sure what Beimel is asking for, but two years and $5MM seems appropriate (in hindsight, the Yankees may have overpaid for Damaso Marte at three years, $12MM).
  • Josh Fogg still has an "open invitation" to sign a minor league deal to return to Colorado.  Fogg signed with the Reds on February 21st last year; you have to imagine he’d like to resolve his situation more quickly and have a normal Spring Training.
  • The Rockies aren’t interested in Kris Benson, though they did attend his Saturday workout.

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