Found October 06, 2012 on
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According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, the Colorado Rockies are expected to shop outfielders Michael Cuddyer and Dexter Fowler. Before you get all giddy, this isn’t about Cuddyer, but Fowler and what he could potentially bring to the Phillies as their new centerfielder.Is Fowler really the answer? (Coloradosportsdesk.com)Cuddyer never seemed to be a fit in Philadelphia, even as many Phillies fans openly pined for him when he hit free agency last offseason. He eventually signed on with the Rockies for $10.5 million per season, too rich for the Phillies blood. That’s a good thing.Fowler is the catch here. Renck mentions the Phillies by name in his post as a team that needs outfield help. In his end-of-the-season press conference alongside Charlie Manuel, GM Ruben Amaro stated that the free agent outfield crop was not strong. A trade could be the way. Does Fowler fit the mold?With Fowler, you’re getting a 25-year-old outfielder still coming into his own. He’s coming off his best ...
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It should have been a good day for Colorado Rockies fans. They got their wish. Jim Tracy is no longer the manager of the club. Instead, the move sheds light on just how deep this franchise's issues are.Assistant General Manager Bill Geivett met with Tracy all day on Friday. The meeting was centered around the team's desire to bring Tracy back as their manager for 2013, despite...
Jim Tracy might be back in 2013, but it won't matter.The only reason Colorado Rockies fans were still paying attention after a brutal 2012 season was because the word was out that Jim Tracy would hear the decision on his future in a Friday morning meeting.When morning turned to afternoon, then night, no word came from the Rockies. Nothing. Finally, Troy Renck of the Denver Post...
Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy resigned Sunday, stepping down after the team set a franchise record for losses.
The Rockies said a search for Tracy's replacement would begin immediately but they have no time frame for making a hire. Colorado finished last in the NL West this year while going 64-98.
Tracy was promoted from bench coach to manager in May 2009. He was voted...
In a piece of news seemingly months in the making, Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy has resigned his job. Tracy had been manager of the club since the middle of the 2009 season, when he led the team to the NL Wild Card and was named National League Manager of the Year.
But since that 2009 season, which was deemed a miracle by many due to freakishly good seasons from Troy Tulowitzki...
Denver, CO. The Colorado Rockies acting GM Bill Geivett will meet with manger Jim Tracy to determine whether he will return for 2013. If the Rockies choose to go a different direction they will be parting with the only person with a clue. Dan O’Dowd has proven he doesn’t belong running the major league club by demoting himself to the minors with scouting responsibility. Bill...
Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy resigned on Sunday, the team confirmed. Tracy, who was due to be paid $1.4 million next season, has been involved in discussions with Rockies executives the past two days regarding whether he would return next season. Tracy was hired in 2009 and led the Rockies to the playoffs that season when they earned a wild-card berth. They lost in the...
The Colorado Rockies announced that Jim Tracy has resigned as manager, effectively immediately.
“Jim Tracy is a man that has brought professionalism to the Rockies organization since 2009,” Bill Geivett, Rockies vice president and director of baseball operations, said in a statement. “However, Jim has decided that he no longer wants to move forward as manager.”