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Marlins agree to terms with Miguel Olivo; Rockies sign Aaron Cook

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

Miguel Olivo spent 2006-07 with the Marlins and is back with them again. (USATSI)

The Marlins agreed to terms with catcher Miguel Olivo, according to CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman. Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel says the deal is worth $800,000, though the team can release him after 45 days and not owe him the rest of his salary.

Olivo, 34, hit .222/.239/.381 with 12 homers in 87 games for the Mariners last season. He will serve as Rob Brantly's backup in Miami, a job former first-rounder Kyle Skipworth was expected to hold. Olivo played with the Marlins from 2006-07.

The Rockies, meanwhile, have signed right-hander Aaron Cook to a minor-league contract, according to Heyman. He pitched for Colorado from 2002-11.

Cook, 34, went 4-11 with a 5.65 ERA for the Red Sox last season, his only big-league season with a non-Rockies team. Since 2010, he's gone 13-29 with a 5.54 ERA. The sinkerballer will give Colorado some Triple-A pitching depth.

 
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