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Rockies eighth team for veteran outfielder Finley

2/25/2007 - MLB Steve Finley Colorado Rockies + more

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Colorado Rockies signed veteran
outfielder Steve Finley to a minor league contract on Saturday.

Finely is a non-roster invitee at the club's spring training
camp.

Finley, who turns 42 next month, has played 18 Major League
seasons. He hit .246 last year with the San Francisco Giants,
including six home runs and 40 RBIs. He's a career .272 hitter with
303 home runs and 320 career stolen bases, one of only six players
ever with 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases.

In his career, Finley has played with Baltimore, Houston, San
Diego, Arizona, Los Angeles, Anaheim and San Francisco, making the
Rockies the lone National League West team he hasn't played for at
some time.

Finley has hit .314 at Coors Field.