Welcome to the new era of Colorado Rockies baseball

Welcome to the new era of Colorado Rockies baseball

At that point, the Rockies also reportedly were close to re-signing Holland, a free agent who had 41 saves for them in a bounce-back 2017 season following Tommy John surgery.

Traded by the Royals to the Cubs last December for Jorge Soler, Davis responded by going 4-2 with a 2.30 ERA while picking up 32 saves - a career high.

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Holland faded dramatically in the second half of last season, while Davis was a one-man bullpen for the Cubs. The Davis deal includes a fourth-year option that could push the deal upwards of $60 million. He has been an All-Star each of the past three seasons - twice in Kansas City and a year ago with the Cubs.

Jeff Bridich was somewhat mocked for saying "yes" three weeks ago when asked if his team could win a World Series in 2018.

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Davis joins a Rockies bullpen that is now, in a word, stacked. With a deal that's essentially four years and $66 million, Davis sets up other relievers for a big payday.

The average annual value of the deal surpasses the contract Aroldis Chapman signed with the New York Yankees that pays him $17.2m per season. Holland is now the top relief pitcher available and should ultimately garner a contract worth nearly as much as the one Davis got. Despite already re-signing Jake McGee and adding Bryan Shaw the team had continued to be linked to Greg Holland and Wade Davis.

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With the addition of Davis, the Rockies have guaranteed $106 million on bullpen pitchers this offseason.

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