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Rockies, Oberg agree to $13 million, 3-year deal

Oberg's deal can escalate by $1 million each in 2021, 2022 and 2023 based on games finished in the previous year.
Credit: (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg (45) in the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Right-hander Scott Oberg and the Colorado Rockies agreed to a $13 million, three-year contract with a club option for 2023 that could make the deal worth $21 million over four seasons. 

Oberg gets $2 million next season, $4 million in 2021 and $7 million in 2022, and the Rockies' option is for $8 million. 

He would have been eligible for salary arbitration this winter and next, and for free agency after the 2021 season. 

Oberg's deal can escalate by $1 million each in 2021, 2022 and 2023 based on games finished in the previous year. 

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