Found November 08, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
PLAYERS: Jason Giambi
TEAMS: Colorado Rockies
After weeks of searching, the Colorado Rockies have finally settled on a new manager, Walt Weiss. The former big league infielder was chosen over Jason Giambi, Tom Runnells and Matt Williams.  His selection represents a slight deviation from standard operating procedure in Denver, where they have been more than happy to shake up their franchise mostly by promoting internal candidates, as they did when simply handed over some of top executive Dan O'Dowd's responsibility over to his right-hand man Bill Geivett.  That's the Rockie equivalent of "firing" their GM. But with Weiss, they did leave their comfort zone a tiny bit.  They didn't go with internal candidates Runnells, their current bench coach, or Giambi, their current bench player, as many expected.  No, instead the select Weiss, who played four seasons in Colorado from 1994 to 1997 and then spent several years working as a coach and special assistant throughout the Colorado organization before ...
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