Maybe it's something in the low-altitude Bronx air. On the night the Colorado Rockies visited Yankee Stadium for the first time in four seasons, a trio of former Rockies showed up, showed out and proved why the New York Yankees felt it was smart to acquire all three of them earlier this year. "It felt really good," current Yankees reliever and former Rockie Adam Ottavino said following New York's 8-2 win Friday night. "Everybody wants to perform well against familiar people."
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The Rockies have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent Ian Desmond, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jim Bowden.
Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was designated for assignment Wednesday as the team parted ways with him following his domestic violence-related arrest last year.
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