WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

National Sports

WJBD - National Sports - Rockies hire Weiss to manage

Rockies hire Weiss to manage

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) - Walt Weiss has been 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.

     Weiss, the 1988 AL Rookie of the Year, and Arizona coach Matt Williams were thought to be the favorites to replace Tracy, who quit Oct. 7 following a last-place finish in the NL West. Rockies bench coach Tom Runnells and first baseman Jason Giambi also interviewed.

See other NationalSports news:

Gary Patterson Says He's Taking It One Game at a Time
Andy Dalton's Not Looking Past Jaguars
Gus Malzahn Says Ole Miss Is 'One of the Better Teams'
Bruins Lose Krug for 2-3 Weeks
Belichick Calls Manning 'Best Quarterback I've Ever Coached Against'




Comments

Your Comments

captcha 928437872afd4466a0f63a4a9d0818f9

This Site logo