Colorado has given the veteran backstop a chance to return to Coors Field.
The Rockies also have offered a Minor League deal to catcher Yorvit Torrealba...
Torrealba, 34, spent significant time behind the plate for the Rockies from 2006-2009, helping lead the club to their first and only World Series appearance in 2007. Since then, Torrealba has bounced around to the Padres, Rangers, Blue Jays, and Brewers.
While one might conclude Torrealba's offensive numbers were enhanced by the friendly confines of Coors Field, the Venezuelan backstop hit .258/.316/.394 with 23 home runs in his four seasons with Colorado, and has batted a similar .262/.317/.377 with 18 big flies in the three seasons since.
Advanced metrics are not very nice to Torrealba when it comes to defense, but he has thrown out 30 percent of baserunners in his career -- slightly better than league average.