THURSDAY: Renck now says Embree’s deal is for $2.225MM with a mutual option for ’10. It may be announced tomorrow.
WEDNESDAY: Following up – Renck says the Rockies have an agreement in principle with Embree one a one-year deal worth around $2.5MM. The deal will be announced Thursday after the Rule 5 draft. Embree was a Type B free agent, but the A’s will not receive draft pick compensation because they did not offer arbitration.
TUESDAY: According to Troy Renck, the Rockies are nearing a one-year agreement with free agent lefty Alan Embree. The deal would be finalized later this week.