ESPN: Rockies Spend Big on Bullpen

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Two Colorado Rockies relievers will embark upon an altitudinally enhanced voyage of discovery this season. Wade Davis is settling in as the team's new closer, and Bryan Shaw will be his main right-handed setup man, and all it took was a little sweet talk and a guaranteed $79 million over the next three years to convince them to chuck their apprehensions and buy into the program.

Lefty Jake McGee, the other target in general manager Jeff Bridich's offseason bullpen spending binge, enters the first season of a three-year, $27 million deal with a more familiar orientation

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