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11/7/2013 10:16 P.M. ET

Rockies finalize Minor League deal with Burke

Right-handed reliever made 32 relief appearances for Mets in 2013

DENVER -- The Rockies confirmed via their Twitter account on Thursday that they have signed free-agent right-handed reliever Greg Burke to a Minor League deal that includes an invitation to Major League Spring Training.

Burke, 31, went 0-3 with a 5.68 ERA in 32 relief appearances for the Mets last season. His previous Major League experience consisted of 48 games for the Padres in 2009 (3-3, 4.14 ERA).

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