Rockies, Davis reach record deal

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Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports and Passan reported that the deal is for $52 million over three years.

Davis, who was traded from the Royals to the Cubs last December, had 32 saves and 2.30 ERA in 59 games for the Cubs, who advanced to the National League Championship Series. Davis won a World Series ring with the Royals in 2015 and helped the Cubs to another World Series appearance a year ago.

That postseason, Davis went a ideal 4/4 on save opportunities, giving up zero earned runs in over 10 innings on his way to claiming the Babe Ruth award, given to the most valuable player in the playoffs. Reed saved 19 games for the New York Mets last season and posted a 2.84 ERA splitting time with the Mets and Boston Red Sox.

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Of course, the move means righty Greg Holland will not return to Denver after posting 41 saves in 2017, not a tremendous loss since he exhausted out in the second half in his first year back from Tommy John surgery. It's unlikely they would spend big money on Greg Holland, the now-former Rockies closer who's still on the market. However, the signing of Davis may change that.

Jeff Bridich was somewhat mocked for saying "yes" three weeks ago when asked if his team could win a World Series in 2018. With Shaw, McGee, and now Davis all set to man the back end of the bullpen, it's also worth noting that guys like Mike Dunn and Chris Rusin should also return in relief roles.

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