Denver, CO (Sports Network) - The Colorado Rockies signed pitcher Kevin Jarvis to a minor league contract Monday and assigned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Jarvis began the 2004 season with Seattle, appearing in eight games out of the bullpen compiling an 8.31 ERA. He was acquired by the Mariners in the off season from the San Diego Padres in a five-player trade. The righthander was designated for assignment by the Mariners on April 26.
The 34-year-old Jarvis is 34-46 with a 5.88 ERA lifetime. A member of the Colorado Rockies in 2000, he set the club record for consecutive batters retired in a single game when he retired 18 straight September 21 against San Diego.