Carlos Gonzalez, Rockies Finalize 7-Year, $80.5 million deal

DENVER — Slugger Carlos Gonzalez says he has finalized a seven-year, $80.5 million deal with the Colorado Rockies.The outfielder’s publicist released a statement in his native Venezuela saying the deal will be signed in Denver on Tuesd…

DENVER — Slugger Carlos Gonzalez says he has finalized a seven-year, $80.5 million deal with the Colorado Rockies.

The outfielder’s publicist released a statement in his native Venezuela saying the deal will be signed in Denver on Tuesday. The statement said the 25-year-old Gonzalez arrived in Denver on Sunday with relatives. It quoted him as saying “I’m happy and thankful to God because an agreement has finally been reached that benefits all of us who are involved.”

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