Five things to know about the Colorado Rockies as they start their first spring training camp in two decades without first baseman Todd Helton.
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.
The Colorado Rockies will retire former first baseman Todd Helton’s No. 17 on Aug. 17.
What a year it’s been and, wow, has it flown by? 2013 is coming to a close, and with it, we’re celebrating Denver’s top sports stories of the year.
The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons: Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez.
Left fielder Carlos Gonzalez won his third Gold Glove and Nolan Arenado became the first rookie third baseman to win the award since 1957.
Thanks to the musings of his former owner, Peyton Manning’s return to Indianapolis this week has turned into something less than the warm-and-fuzzy homecoming it could have been.
All the tributes and tips of the cap to the adoring crowd are now just memories for Todd Helton.
Jeff Francis came out of the bullpen to win his first start in more than three months, Michael Cuddyer won his first batting title, and Todd Helton singled in the final game of his career to help the Rockies beat the Dodgers 2-1.
Michael Cuddyer is closing in on his first batting title and he didn’t even need to play on Saturday night to help get there.