What would you buy if you only had $15 to spend for a week's worth of groceries? The Rockies' LaTroy Hawkins and Drew Stubbs recorded a video last month of them shopping for food with only $15. The two of them were promoting the #BelowtheLine challenge on behalf of the Major League Baseball Players Trust to raise awareness for people living in extreme poverty.
The $15 is actually...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) LaTroy Hawkins is being moved out of Colorado's closer role for the time being, though manager Walt Weiss isn't ruling out the right-hander returning to ninth-inning duties.
Manager Walt Weiss spoke with Hawkins on Monday and called it a ''breather'' for the 42-year-old, who is planning to retire after this season. Hawkins blew a save in a 6-5 loss to the Cubs...
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April 13, 2015
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...
Since entering the minors in 1991, Colorado Rockies pitcher LaTroy Hawkins has played for 10 different Major League Baseball teams. But based on his recent Instagram workout videos, you'd never
December 18, 2014
Former New York Met LaTroy Hawkins will retire following the 2015 season, the pitcher announced on MLB Network’s ‘Hot Stove’ Friday morning.
Hawkins, 42 on Dec. 21, was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 7th round of the 1992 MLB amateur draft. The Mets inked Hawkins to a one-year contract on Jan. 31, 2013, to provide depth, and his contributions were significant. The right...
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...
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...
There are quite a few posts out there this morning gravitating around LaTroy Hawkins and the Mets decision not to re-sign him. Andy Martino of the Daily News however, takes the most pointed approach.
Hawkins, who signed a one-year, $2.5 million deal with the Rockies, is second in the league with nine saves and has a 2.38 ERA and 1.05 WHIP in 12 appearances with no blown saves. ...
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...
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February 17, 2014