Today is finally the day that Colorado Rockies pitchers and catchers report to Salt River Field at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Arizona for Spring Training and yesterday, there was some news on two former Rockies and about a top free agent that is likely to make the NL West his home.
, the Oakland Athletics have signed former Rockies catcher
to a minor league deal with an invite to major league spring training.
reports on Twitter that if Hundley were to make the A’s major league team out of spring training, he would make $1.25 million. Hundley, 35, spent the past two seasons with the San Francisco Giants as the backup catcher to
. In those two seasons, he took part in 197 games with an OPS+ of 86 and a WAR of 0.5. He spent 2015 and 2016 with the Rockies and he played in parts of 186 games with an OPS+ of 97 and a WAR of 2.0.
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Stay tuned as we will have a lot more to come in the next few days as spring training will mercifully begin.