SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) When Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins was drafted in 1991, Colorado Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado was two months old.
Right-hander Eddie Butler was also still in diapers.
''It's crazy,'' Butler said. ''The guy's got a career that's lasted my life span.''
Now 42 and the oldest player in the majors, Hawkins is preparing for his final season before retirement...
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February 26, 2015
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. ...
Jordan Lyles had a pretty good start in his Rockies debut.When the Colorado Rockies signed LaTroy Hawkins and immediately dubbed him as the closer, many fans were scratching their heads.Rex Brothers was coming off of a near-All-Star appearance and performed very well in the closer's role for the final six weeks of the season. He seemed to be the closer-in-waiting anyway when Rafael...
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