Closer Daniel Bard, Rockies agree to two-year contract extension


Just a few days away from Tuesday’s trade deadline, the Rockies and closer Daniel Bard agreed to a year two-year contract extension on Saturday, a major league source confirmed.

Mark Feinsand of first reported the deal, which Feinsand reported is for “about $19 million.”

Bard, 37, is having a stellar season. He has a 1.91 ERA and has 21 saves in 23 opportunities, for a 91.3 save percentage that is tied for second-best in the majors. His .149 opponent
batting average is the seventh-lowest among relievers.

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