Found February 27, 2012 on
Rockies manager Jim Tracy and his son, Chad, are separated by just a few hundred feet at the Rockies' Spring Training facility, but it doesn't exactly mean they're seeing a whole lot more of each other than they would otherwise.
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Manager Jim Tracy said his message to the team before its first full-squad workout on Monday centered on recapturing the culture that allowed the Rockies to thrive in the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
The announcement rolled eyes and shook heads. Last Monday, Rockies manager Jim Tracy was given an indefinite contract extension. Indefinite is a word usually associated with a leave of absence, not lifetime security.
There are holes to be filled in the Rockies' pitching staff, in both the starting rotation and the bullpen, but manager Jim Tracy said that the former will be the primary factor in determining the latter.
Rockies manager Jim Tracy delivered the traditional opening-of-camp address Monday as the entire team worked out together for the first time.But it was key veteran players who grabbed the spotlight.
When Jim Tracy looks around the Rockies' clubhouse and sees some of the most important players in his lineup, he sees veterans. And in those veterans, he sees quality at-bats.
Rockies manager Jim Tracy is well aware of the priority that the regular season holds and the necessity of rest to keep his veteran players active and healthy.
Josh Outman, who came over with Guillermo Moscoso in the trade from Oakland for Seth Smith this offseason, threw his first live batting practice session on Tuesday under Jim Tracy's watchful eye.