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Daniel Bard, Rockies agree to contract extension

The deal will keep the right-handed relief pitcher with the club through the 2024 season.

DENVER β€” The Rockies have locked in relief pitcher Daniel Bard for two more seasons.

Colorado announced Saturday that the club had come to an agreement with the 37-year-old right hander on a two-year contract extension that will keep him put through the 2024 season.

"We are excited to finalize a deal with Daniel that keeps him in Denver through 2024,” Rockies general manager Bill Schmidt said in a statement. "Daniel has not only been effective on the field for the Rockies, but has added immeasurable value with his leadership in the clubhouse."

Bard is 3-3 this season with a 1.91 ERA (37.2 IP, 8 ER) and has recorded 21 saves, which are tied for seventh-most in the Majors and fifth in the National League.

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