Jim Tracy Makes Most of His Last Chance

Posted: 5th October 2009 by Leslie Monteiro in MLB
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Many wondered if Jim Tracy would manage again after being forced out by the Los Angeles Dodgers and being fired by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Tracy returned to his roots of being a bench coach last November when the Rockies hired him to assist Colorado's manager Clint Hurdle. He believed it was the only way he could get a managing job again. His move paid off at the end of May after the Rockies fired Hurdle and replaced him with Tracy. Tracy knew he neededáto make the most of his opportunity or else he would never manage again. Typically, teams don't hire a manager that failed in several stops. The Rockies responded to their new manager by going 74-42, and it landed them in the playoffs as a wild-card team.áTracy's teamáalmost managed to clinch the division, but the Dodgers won it on Satur ...

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