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MLB | Finley hopes to play in 2008

Thu, 22 Nov 2007 19:54:54 -0800

Jerry Crasnick, of ESPN.com, reports free-agent OF Steve Finley (Rockies) would like to play for the 2008 season. "I've still got that bug," Finley said. "I'm still in great shape and doing my workouts. The bottom line is, I want to play."

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Rockies | Finley released

Sun, 17 Jun 2007 22:33:23 -0700

Updating a previous item, The Denver Rocky Mountain News reports the Colorado Rockies officially released OF Steve Finley. Finley was designated for assignment June 5, which gave them 10 days to try to move him to another team. The Rockies are liable for the full $1 million on Finley's contract, although if another team signs him, the Rockies would receive a prorated portion of the $380,000 minimum salary.

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Rockies | Finley designated for assignment

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 10:27:44 -0700

ESPNews reports the Colorado Rockies have designated OF Steve Finley for assignment.

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Rockies | Taveras sits again Tuesday

Wed, 25 Apr 2007 08:29:23 -0700

Thomas Harding, of Rockies.MLB.com, reports Colorado Rockies manager Clint Hurdle sat OF Willy Taveras for the second straight game Tuesday, April 24. Taveras is hitting .192 with a .276 on-base percentage on the year. OF Steve Finley started in Taveras' place for the second straight game.

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Rockies | Finley breaks drought with home run

Tue, 17 Apr 2007 23:11:46 -0700

The San Jose Mercury News' Andrew Baggarly reports Colorado Rockies OF Steve Finley was hitting 1-for-23 for the season before smacking a home run off San Francisco Giants RP Vinnie Chulk during the team's April 17 game.

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Rockies | Finley's contract purchased

Sat, 31 Mar 2007 04:07:34 -0700

The Colorado Rockies have purchased the contract of OF Steve Finley from Triple-A Colorado Springs, according to USAToday.com.

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Rockies | Finley wins spot as backup

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 19:32:53 -0700

The Rocky Mountain News' Tracy Ringolsby reports Colorado Rockies OF Steve Finley has earned a spot on the team as the backup center fielder behind OF Willy Taveras.

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Rockies | Finley deal update

Mon, 26 Feb 2007 07:54:35 -0800

Updating a previous report, Thomas Harding, of Rockies.MLB.com, reports Colorado Rockies OF Steve Finley will receive a $1 million salary if he makes the team, but he has the right to opt out of the minor league deal if he's not added to the major league roster.

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Rockies | Finley signed

Sat, 24 Feb 2007 21:54:26 -0800

The Colorado Rockies have signed OF Steve Finley (Giants) to a minor league contract, according to the Associated Press. He is a non-roster invitee to the team's spring training camp.

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Cubs | Finley on the radar

Thu, 11 Jan 2007 10:18:31 -0800

Ken Rosenthal, of FOXSports.com, reports the Chicago Cubs have free agent OF Steve Finley (Giants) in their sights as a stop-gap until OF Felix Pie is deemed ready.

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