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Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

5 Things To Know About The Colorado Rockies

Five things to know about the Colorado Rockies as they start their first spring training camp in two decades without first baseman Todd Helton.

02/18/2014

New York Mets (41-50)

Rockies Hand Closer’s Job To 41-Year-Old Hawkins

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.

02/17/2014

Nice ceremony for Todd Helton in his final game at Coors Field.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies To Retire Helton’s No. 17 Jersey

The Colorado Rockies will retire former first baseman Todd Helton’s No. 17 on Aug. 17.

02/06/2014

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 25: Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies greets the fans after he played his last home game at Coors Field on September 25, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Rockies 15-5. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Top Denver Sports Stories Of 2013

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.

12/16/2013

Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Rockies Look To Sign Morneau, CarGo Headed Back To Center Field

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.

12/04/2013

Third baseman Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies makes a backhanded catch against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on August 25, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Rockies Snare 2 Gold Gloves

Left fielder Carlos Gonzalez won his third Gold Glove and Nolan Arenado became the first rookie third baseman to win the award since 1957.

10/30/2013

Peyton Manning on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Asked About Irsay Comments, Manning Passes

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.

10/17/2013

Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies acknowledges the standing ovation from the fans after he played his last home game at Coors Field on September 25, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Rockies 15-5.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Say So Long To Todd Helton

All the tributes and tips of the cap to the adoring crowd are now just memories for Todd Helton.

09/30/2013

Todd Helton #17 of the Colorado Rockies (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rockies Beat Dodgers 2-1 In Helton’s Finale

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.

09/29/2013

Michael Cuddyer (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Rockies Blank Dodgers 1-0

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.

09/29/2013

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