Report: Colorado Rockies, Ian Stewart reach agreement, avoid arbitration hearing


According to Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors, the Rockies and third baseman Ian Stewart have reached an agreement for a 2011 contract, avoiding an arbitration hearing. The details and the extent of the agreement aren't currently known. Stewart, as a so-called Super 2, was entering the first of four arbitration eligible seasons.

Stewart hit .256 with 18 home runs and 61 RBI for the Rockies in 2010, posting a wOBA of .337 in 121 games. Stewart was the last of the Rockies arbitration eligible players for 2011.

UPDATE: Troy Renck tweets that Stewart's 2011 contract is for $2,287,500.

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