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LATROY HAWKINS RUMORS

One-on-one with LaTroy Hawkins

LaTroy Hawkins has lived his life in baseball. As he winds down his 21-year career, the veteran reliever opened up about his journey from Gary, Indiana, to playing for double-digit teams in the bigs. You’d be hard pressed to find a player who could field a better team of teammates. He played with all-time greats like Kirby Puckett, Paul Molitor, Derek Jeter, Greg Maddux and Mariano...
Via Mile High Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies weekly injury report: Hawkins and Dickerson return

The Colorado Rockies released their weekly injury report on Tuesday, which again includes Corey Dickerson after he aggravated his plantar fasciitis injury in the June 13th contest against the Marlins. Dickerson is in the starting lineup today but is listed as day-to-day.  LaTroy Hawkins is now off the DL and into the Rockies bullpen after recovering from his biceps injury. Changes...
Via Mile High Sports
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

LaTroy Hawkins’ last blown save

Not all losses are created equally, no matter what the standings say. Sure, every defeat officially counts the same in the loss column, but everyone who has ever played, coached or watched a sporting event knows that some L’s are much bigger than one negative tick mark on the season ledger. In baseball, it’s hard to pin the outcome of a season on any one game; when a team plays...
Via Mile High Sports
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

With heads firmly planted in the sand, Colorado Rockies make no moves at trade deadline

The Rockies should have dealt LaTroy Hawkins."If it is broken beyond repair, don't fix it."Those were the words of Dan Fellman, producer of seemingly every show on Mile High Sports Radio, on Thursday afternoon when talking about the Colorado Rockies lack of a move at the trade deadline in a season going down the toilet.On their way to what could become their first-ever 100 loss season...
Via Rockies Review
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Will LaTroy Hawkins be a Colorado Rockie in 24 Hours?

Twenty-four hours. A lot can happen in twenty-four hours. Just ask Jack Bauer. For the Colorado Rockies, a lot needs to happen in the next twenty-four hours. Rumors are swirling around Troy Tulowitzki, like they always seem to. So too are talks regarding closer LaTroy Hawkins. Even Brett Anderson has caught the attention of interested parties. Look at this way, Colorado’s got the...
Via isportsweb.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies hand closer's job to 41-year-old Hawkins

The Colorado Rockies' new closer is an old familiar face. On the first day of spring training Monday, 41-year-old LaTroy Hawkins was given the job by manager Walt Weiss. Hawkins was a member of the Rockies in 2007 when they lost to Boston in the World Series. He saved 13 games last season for the New York Mets. With fond memories of his earlier one-year stint with the Rockies...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Hawkins agrees to deal with Rockies

LaTroy Hawkins is returning to the Colorado Rockies and the veteran reliever may just possibly wind up as their closer. Hawkins agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million deal on Tuesday, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal has yet to be announced and is still pending a physical. The right...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Mets were right to let LaTroy Hawkins leave

Last year when the Mets signed veterans Marlon Byrd and LaTroy Hawkins, the collective reaction from the fanbase was a giant yawn. Then those two players went out and had nice seasons. Now fans are upset because the Mets let both Byrd and Hawkins sign elsewhere, seemingly without even making a financial offer to bring them back in 2014. It seems strange given the recent history...
Via Mets360.com
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawkins Signs $2.25 Million Deal With Rockies, “Blew Away” Mets Offer

The Rockies have agreed to terms with veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins on a one-year, $2.25 million deal, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. The contract includes a $2.25MM option for 2015 with a $250K buyout and will be official once Hawkins passes a physical on Thursday. Hawkins will close games for Colorado who get themselves a steal. As for the Mets, the Daily News reports...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

LaTroy Hawkins Signs One Year, $2.25 Million Deal With Rockies

The Rockies have agreed to terms with veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins on a one-year, $2.25 million deal, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. The contract includes a $2.25MM option for 2015 with a $250K buyout and will be official once Hawkins passes a physical on Thursday. Hawkins will close games for Colorado who get themselves a steal. Mets were interested but never made an...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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