Posted 5:54 PM 12/19/2012 by Jordan Mason
DENVER (AP) - Jeff Francis completed a $1.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the Colorado Rockies, a deal that allows the 31-year-old left-hander to double his income if he pitches 210 innings. Francis is 67-73 with a 4.86 ERA in 205 starts and one relief appearance during (More)
Posted 10:44 PM 12/4/2012 by Jordan Mason
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Houston Astros have traded reliever Wilton Lopez and a player to be named to the Colorado Rockies for right-handers Alex White and Alex Gillingham. The deal was announced Tuesday night and was the first trade at the winter meetings. Lopez was (More)
Posted 12:24 AM 11/9/2012 by Eric Naktin
Jason Giambi is mulling the Rockies' offer to be their hitting instructor after losing out in his bid to become manager.
Giambi said previously that he would only retire to manage, but he's considering all options at this point. He was a finalist for the manager's job, losing out to (More)
Posted 11:14 PM 11/7/2012 by Eric Naktin
Taking over one of the worst teams in baseball in 2012, Walt Weiss is hired to replace Jim Tracy as manager of the Colorado Rockies.
The team made the announcement late Wednesday night after owner Dick Monfort and top officials deliberated at the general managers' meetings - held at a hotel Monfort owns.
Weiss is the 1988 American League Rookie of the Year. He takes over an injury-plagued team that finished in last-place in the NL West.