Found November 05, 2012 on Off Base Percentage:
The Colorado Rockies have narrowed their search for a new manager down to four finalists. The position became available when Jim Tracy resigned on October 7, 2012. Tracy took over the job in 2009, leading the Rockies to the playoffs and winning NL Manager of the Year. Tracy, perhaps tactically impaired, followed up his Rockie debut with a wild card collapse in 2010 losing 13 of his final 14, a 73-89 2011 record, an oddly timed lifetime-ish contract extension and then a franchise worst 64-98 record in 2012. I'm sure Tracy was disappointed to hear about his resignation.With the Tracy era in the rear view, the Rockies are set to choose their next skipper. Here's a brief look at the candidates.Tom Runnells, Rockies bench coachExperience: manager of the Montreal Expos for part of 1991 and 1992, various minor league managingWhy I'd hire him: For spring training 1992, Runnells showed up dressed in marine fatigues so he's clearly a bit of a crazy person. He has professional ...

Giambi won't be Rockies manager

Despite not even being retired yet, the current Rockies 1B threw his hat in the ring as a candidate for the team's managerial job, but it looks as if he'll have to wait for his chance.

Williams reportedly a finalist for Rockies' job

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams interviewed for the Colorado Rockies managerial position on Monday and is one of two finalists for the job, according to the Denver Post. Walt Weiss was identified as the other finalist. It was a very good baseball conversation. They had a lot of questions, so I tried to answer them as best I could, Williams said Tuesday...

Rockies Notes: 11/6

The Colorado Rockies have completed interviews for the open manager position as the brass interviewed Diamondbacks third-base coach Matt Williams on Monday. Williams was the last of four candidates to interview. That group also includes veteran Jason Giambi, former Rockies shortstop Walt Weiss, and bench coach Tom Runnells. 

Colorado Rockies sign Baseball America's Independent Player of the Year Blake Gailen

Blake Gailen had one of the greatest Independent seasons ever. In 2004 Daniel Nava, now of the Boston Red Sox, was a member of the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League (now the North American Baseball League). “In 72 games, Nava batted .371, with 12 home runs, 59 RBI, had an OBP of over .470, and slugged nearly.630.  Over one-third of his 95 hits went for extra bases...
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