Rockies, Antonio Senzatela Keep away from Arbitration
The Rockies and right-hander Antonio Senzatela have averted arbitration with a $3MM settlement, Robert Murray of FanSided tweets. MLBTR projected Senzatela would make anyplace from $2.2MM to $4.9MM in arbitration.
The 25-year-old Senzatela was an oft-utilized member of the Rockies’ pitching employees for the fourth straight season in 2020, which has been his finest marketing campaign up to now. Senzatela completed second on the Rockies in begins (12) and innings (73 1/3), paced their starters in ERA (3.44), and notched spectacular stroll and groundball percentages of 5.9 and 50.8, respectively. Nonetheless, regardless of averaging upward of 94 mph on his fastball, Senzatela posted a meager 13.5 % strikeout price and didn’t carry out particularly nicely by Statcast’s requirements.
The Rockies will have the ability to management Senzatela by means of 2023, as he’ll even be eligible for arbitration in every of the subsequent two offseasons.