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DomCasual
02-15-2008, 02:09 PM
Sorry Brian. I like you, and all. But you aren't the closer, and $5.05 million for a set-up man is fair.

http://www.denverpost.com/rockies/ci_8272598

Fuentes loses arbitration
By Troy E. Renck
The Denver Post
Article Last Updated: 02/15/2008 12:11:21 PM MST

The Colorado Rockies defeated reliever Brian Fuentes in their salary arbitration case today, meaning the left-hander will make $5.05 million this season instead of the $6.5 million he requested.

This is only the third time the Rockies have gone to a hearing in franchise history. Fuentes, a three-time All-Star closer, is scheduled to be the Rockies' primary setup reliever this season.

Bronco LB 59
02-15-2008, 07:32 PM
A bad day in the life of Brian Fuentes. What a problem to have.

theAPAOps5
02-15-2008, 07:55 PM
I wish I could lose out for only 5 million.

TexanBob
02-15-2008, 08:00 PM
If he would like a shoulder to cry on, we can find him Jose Valverde's phone number. Jose just lost his arb case too - and he led the NL in saves last year.