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Walt Weiss received a 3-year extension on Tuesday.The Colorado Rockies extended manager Walt Weiss for three additional seasons on Tuesday morning.It was a move that comes as a shock to no one. Weiss came off of the bench at Regis Jesuit High School to manage the Rockies to a 74-88 record, a 10-game improvement over the 2012 campaign.Walt Weiss took his fair share of criticism, and he deserved much of it. I ripped him when Troy Tulowitzki was tossed out of a game in Atlanta and Weiss never even left the dugout. As with anyone who has to learn on the job, there were awkward moments. In his first season, Weiss never was thrown out of a game. He took plenty of heat for that.When the extension was announced, Rockies fans took to Twitter to voice their disapproval. Others came to Weiss' defense and suggested that he did a good enough job to stick around.However, mired in frustration, it is easy to forget that the argument goes beyond who is writing out the lineup cards every night. T...
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