Jim Tracy

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    March 22, 2013

    Celebrate the Rockies and Walt Weiss by drinking a Walt Weiss at Denver Beer Co

    Denver Beer Co co-owner Charlie Berger loves baseball and he's come up with the perfect beer -- and beer name -- to celebrate the Colorado Rockies. The brewery will tap Walt Weiss (pronounced with a "v," German-style) at 10 a.m. on April 5, which is the team's home opener against the San Diego Padr ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    Von Miller wants help naming his new hip-hop sack dance

    Denver blog posts get down on it. South Stands Denver's Colin D. shares a video of Von Miller learning a new sack dance -- for charity. Tim Tebow would approve. Square State's Byrne on the right to self-govern. Purple Row's Andrew Martin writes that Jim Tracy's future with the Rockies is uncertai ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    Colorado Rockies 2011 review: Five keys to the season, and how they led to suckage

    Troy Tulowitzki.​Examining the Rockies' season is a lot like an autopsy. Something has gone horribly wrong and now it's time to figure out why. At the beginning of the season the Rockies had very legitimate aspirations of winning their first National League West division title, if not more. Th ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    The 20 greatest moments in Colorado Rockies history

    Ubaldo Jimenez.​If mediocrity was a woman, she would have a restraining order on the current Rockies team. The only thing notable about this team is that Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are both battling nagging injuries. So why not look back on the good times? On the twentieth anniversar ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Mark Udall, Michael Bennet: Will they support Obama's tax-cut compromise or just say no?

    Mark Udall.​Looky here: Three Denver blog posts. Colorado Pols weighs the odds of Mark Udall and Michael Bennet backing or attacking Barack Obama's tax-cut compromise. Denver Egotist measures the Mile High City's awesomeness using Westaf's Creative Vitality Index. Get our your slide rule. I ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Colorado Rockies' patented September run under way? Are Padres or Giants bigger threat?

    Jim Tracy.​Catch up with these three Denver blog posts. Purple Row's Andrew T. Fisher says the Colorado Rockies are backed by stars and believe they're not yet dead in the NL West. Keep hope alive! At People's Press Collective, Clear the Bench Colorado urges folks to weigh in on Supreme Cour ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Colorado Rockies: We fearlessly predict... 98 wins this season

    Jim Tracy: One big reason for optimism.​On April 6 of last year -- opening day for the Colorado Rockies -- I fearlessly predicted that the team would end the 2009 campaign with a meager 72 victories. Early on, I looked like Nostradamus. But on May 29, after a dismal start, the team belatedly ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Colorado Rockies' Jim Tracy: Now comes the hard part for the manager of the year

    The Rockies give Jim Tracy a well-deserved hug.​Don't know if the Colorado Rockies had inside information about Jim Tracy being named the National League manager of the year yesterday -- and even if there was no heads-up, execs certainly could have guessed. Who was more deserving of the honor ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Denver Blogs: Woody Paige vs. Bronco Talk

    Photo by Brett AmoleWoody Paige has opinions -- and he isn't afraid to use them.​These are some Denver-centric blogs we enjoyed reading today. Bronco Talk's Kyle Montgomery notes that the Post's Woody Paige dismissed him as "some kid in Arizona who is a Broncos fan and writes a blog, without ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    Don't worry, Rockies fans: It was just a Wacky Wednesday

    ​Most commentators discussing the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-1 dismantling of the Colorado Rockies yesterday came to the conclusion that the P-men simply outclass the Rocks on every level -- an easy conclusion to draw if you suffered through the last five innings. But amid the destruction, there ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Five Colorado Rockies we hope the Phillies underrate

    Ryan Spilborghs.​You're the Philadelphia Phillies -- the defending World Series champs, and winner of three consecutive National League East crowns. You've got a lineup filled with stars like Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard, Cliff Lee. The entire sporting press, and much of the public, expects you ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009
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    August 27, 2009

    Odd couples show off their fun bags for Denver Mag

    John Hickenlooper and Bill Ritter let their hair down (click to enlarge).​In today's Denver Post, media writer Joanne Ostrow takes on the September cover of Denver Magazine, in which Channel 31 stars Libby Weaver and Natalie Tysdal are transformed from anchors to shank-ers. After spotlighting ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    Other lessons in Rockies' astonishing 14-inning victory

    Ryan Spliborghs.​This morning on ESPN Radio, Jason Smith noted that only one walk-off grand slam in Major League Baseball history had taken place in a later inning than Ryan Spilborghs' 14th inning shocker that lifted the Colorado Rockies to an unlikely win over the San Francisco Giants last n ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Today's featured event: The Rockies roll into the second half tonight at Coors Field

    The Colorado Rockies kick off their second-half home opener against the Diamondbacks tonight at Coors Field on a high note, after yesterday's 6-1 win in San Diego, which gave starting pitcher Jason Marquis his league-leading twelfth win. But Jim Tracy and the boys (and you and me) all know that ever ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Rockies can become contenders, not pretenders, in Dodgers series

    Aaron Cook. Fears that the Colorado Rockies might turn their win streak upside down after losing for the first time in twelve games to the Tampa Bay Rays on June 16 proved unfounded in a major (league) way. The next day, the team began a stretch of fourteen games in fifteen days, with nine of those ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    Rockies finally get over Clint Hurdle

    See ya. This morning, we published a blog asking the musical question, "Clint Hurdle: How Many Times Has He Not Been Fired?" Don't have to ask that anymore: Believe it or don't, the Rockies pulled the trigger a few hours later. Bench coach Jim Tracy will serve as interim manager -- and it wouldn't ... More >>