The Colorado Rockies have signed journeyman pitcher Miguel Batista to a minor league contract, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes. The 41 year old righty will receive an invite to Spring training and a chance to play with his twelve major league club next season.
Batista was signed by the New York Mets last January and release in July after throwing 46 innings with a 4.82 ERA as a starter and reliever. He then signed with the Atlanta Braves in and saw six innings of work in the majors and 24 innings at AAA. He has thrown 1956 innings, starting 248 games and finished 164 in a career spent bouncing between the rotation and the bullpen. He has pitched for the Diamondback, Nationals, Mariners, Blue Jays, Royals, Pirates Cardinals, Cubs, Marlins, Mets and Braves thus far.
Rockies give Miguel Batista a minor league deal
MLB Daily Dish | Jan 20