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Rockies sign LaTroy Hawkins to one-year deal

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DENVER - The Colorado Rockies announced today that the club has signed right-handed pitcher LaTroy Hawkins to a one-year Major League contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, per club policy.  

Hawkins, 40, is making a return to the Rockies organization, as he was a member of the club's 2007 National League Championship team. In 2007, Hawkins was 2-5 with a 3.42 ERA (55.1 ip, 21 er) in 62 games for the Rockies. The veteran spent the 2013 season with the New York Mets, going 3-2 with 13 saves and a 2.93 ERA (70.2 ip, 23 er), 10 walks and 55 strikeouts in 72 games. Hawkins will be looking to appear in a Major League game for the 20th-straight season in 2014. He has played for 10 teams in his Major League career, including Minnesota (1995-2003), the Chicago Cubs (2004-05), San Francisco (2005), Baltimore (2006), Colorado (2007), the New York Yankees (2008), Houston (2008-09), Milwaukee (2010-11), the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2012) and the Mets (2013).

A native of Gary, Indiana, Hawkins owns a career record of 68-90 with 101 saves, a 4.37 ERA (1374.1 ip, 668 er), 436 walks and 917 strikeouts in 943 games, 98 starts. Hawkins ranks 20th on Major League Baseball's all-time games pitched list (943). He leads all active Big League pitchers in games and holds (178).

The Rockies have a full 40-man roster.

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