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Manager Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 28, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rockies, Weiss Agree On 3-Year Extension

Despite another last-place finish, the Colorado Rockies liked what manager Walt Weiss did with a banged-up team in his rookie season as manager and rewarded him with a three-year contract on Tuesday.

10/15/2013

DENVER, CO - JULY 28: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies hits a sacrifice fly for an RBI off of Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a game at Coors Field on July 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Todd Helton’s 16th Opener Could Be His Last

Todd Helton’s 16th straight opening day start for the Colorado Rockies could be his last.

03/31/2013

Walt Weiss poses for a photo as he was named the manager of the Colorado Rockies during a press conference at Coors Field on Nov. 9, 2012.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Eager To Remedy Franchise-Worst Season

Rookie major league manager Walt Weiss hopes his club will be regarded in much the same manner as he attempts to turn around a Colorado Rockies squad coming off a franchise-worst 98 losses.

03/27/2013

CBS4's Vic Lombardi talks with Dante Bichette on April 10, 2012 (credit: CBS)

Rockies Hire Dante Bichette As Hitting Instructor

New Colorado manager Walt Weiss has talked fellow former Rockies player Dante Bichette into joining him in Denver as the team’s hitting instructor.

11/13/2012

Walt Weiss addresses the media after he was named the manager of the Colorado Rockies during a news conference at Coors Field on Nov. 9, 2012, in Denver. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Weiss Takes Unusual Coaching Path To Majors

A few of his high school players sauntered out to the diamond on a balmy Thursday afternoon, congregating near the infield grass that’s beginning to turn brown.

11/12/2012

Walt Weiss poses for a photo as he was named the manager of the Colorado Rockies during a press conference at Coors Field on Nov. 9, 2012.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Introduce Weiss As New Manager

Walt Weiss is making the unusual leap from high school coach to major league manager.

11/09/2012

Walt Weiss (credit: coloradorockies.com)

Rockies Hire Walt Weiss As New Manager

The Colorado Rockies hired former major league shortstop Walt Weiss Wednesday night to replace manager Jim Tracy.

11/08/2012

Mark Wiley (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Wiley New Rockies Director Of Pitching Operations

The Colorado Rockies have appointed Mark Wiley to a new position of director of pitching operations.

10/22/2012

Carney Lansford (credit: CBS)

Lansford, Dauer Dismissed By Colorado Rockies

The contracts of Colorado Rockies hitting instructor Carney Lansford and third-base coach Rich Dauer weren’t renewed in the wake of manager Jim Tracy’s unexpected resignation over the weekend.

10/09/2012

Manager Jim Tracy of the Colorado Rockies has words with homeplate umpire Mark Carlson after Carlson ejected Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies and subsequently ejecting Tracy in the fifth inning at Coors Field on September 9, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Jim Tracy Throws Rockies A Curve Ball By Resigning

What does it say when Jim Tracy walks away from a job that guarantees him $1.4 million? It probably says Tracy really didn’t ‘t like his job with the Colorado Rockies.

10/08/2012

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