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JIM TRACY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kiszla: Does Rockies owner Dick Monfort want a manager or a driver for the company clown car?

After four long years driving the clown car, Walt Weiss pulled to the curb, hopped out and walked away. He told the Rockies to take this job and shove it, the same as Jim Tracy did when he quit as Rockies manager in 2012. Is franchise owner Dick Monfort so tone deaf he thinks the rest of Major League Baseball does not hear the dysfunction in Colorado’s organization? This is where...
Via The Denver Post
October 03, 2016

Walt Weiss timeline of four years as Colorado Rockies manager

A look at Walt Weiss’s tenure as Rockies manager. Weiss resigned on Monday. Nov. 7, 2012: The Rockies hire Weiss as manager. He replaces Jim Tracy, who resigned in October with one year left on his contract due in part to disputes with upper management. Weiss had spent the previous season as the coach at Regis Jesuit High School. “It’s who I am, having lived in this city and...
Via The Denver Post
October 03, 2016

Former Expos Coach Tracy Heads U.S. Pan Am Team

  Jim Tracy’s dad used to always tell him: ‘Hey listen, don’t forget where you came from.’ Tracy hailed from Hamilton, Ohio, home of  many famous people, including Canadian Football League coaching guru Frank Clair and famed Reds player/broadcaster Joe Nuxhall. Just like Tracy’s dad would say, Nuxhall passed along the same advice: ‘Hey listen, don’t forget...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pan Am Games Baseball Event Should Be Popular

For years and decades, you have read or heard about Cuba, how strong it is and how dominate it is on a baseball diamond. You may have read or heard about the much talented and now retired shortstop Omar Linares from yesteryear, the player perhaps deemed best to ever play for that country, although he never played in the majors, hindered by the oppressive Castro regime. GTA residents...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Rockies skipper to manage team USA

Former Rockies manager Jim Tracy will be back in uniform for the first time since he resigned from his position with the Rockies following the 2012 season. According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, Tracy will manage team USA at the 2015 Pan American Games. Source: Jim Tracy will manage Team USA at Pan American Games. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) May 29, 2015 The Pan American Games...
Via Mile High Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Multiple reports cite Tracy, Hale, Nevin, Alomar Jr. as finalists

PHOENIX -- Multiple reports say the Diamondbacks pared their list of managerial candidates to three or four finalists and could announce Kirk Gibson's replacement as early as Monday, though a team source told FOX Sports Arizona finalists have not been determined. USA Today, citing its own sources, listed former NL manager of the year Jim Tracy, former Arizona third base coach Chip...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs interview Tracy for managerial vacancy

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks interviewed former National League manager of the year Jim Tracy for their managerial vacancy late last week, and Tracy said he came away intrigued by the possibilities. Tracy, one of a dozen early candidates for the D-backs job, was the NL manager of the year with Colorado in 2009. He finished second with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2001 and third with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy, Bell among 7 candidates named by D-Backs

PHOENIX (AP) Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed to replace the fired Kirk Gibson. Tracy is a former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Colorado Rockies. Bell was a member of Arizona's 2001 World Series championship team and currently is bench...
Via Associated Press
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Tracy, Jay Bell among 7 candidates for Diamondbacks' manager job

  Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed to replace the fired Kirk Gibson. Tracy is a former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Colorado Rockies. Bell was a member of Arizona's 2001 World Series championship team and currently is bench coach...
Via Associated Press
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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