|Dec. 8 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET16:14 GMT0:14 9:14 AM MST11:14 AM EST11:44 AM VEN20:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-The Colorado Rockies tried to fill big holes in their bullpen by agreeing to two-year contracts with a pair of former closers, guaranteeing Motte $10 million and Chad Qualls $6 million.
Analysis: The 33-year-old Motte appeared in 57 games with the Chicago Cubs last season, his seventh in the major leagues, and had six saves. He led the NL with 42 saves while with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012. Motte missed 2013 after Tommy John surgery.
|Aug. 24 10:20 AM PT11:20 AM MT12:20 PM CT1:20 PM ET13:20 ET17:20 GMT1:20 10:20 AM MST12:20 PM EST12:50 PM VEN21:20 UAE12:20 PM CT-The Chicago Cubs have placed Motte on the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Motte has a strained right shoulder. He was 8-1 with six saves and a 3.91 ERA in 57 appearances.