The Colorado Rockies need to hire a manager that can turn around the franchise. Whether that should be done with a coach already in the Rockies' organization or an outsider, Colorado needs to find someone who can get an underperforming team to play up to its potential.
After Jim Tracy replaced Clint Hurdle and won the NL Manager of the Year Award in 2009, many people thought that the Rockies had found their guy. But after three disappointing seasons, Tracy resigned on October 7.
The Rockies have begun interviewing candidates, and there has been a lot of speculation about who will be hired. I think they need to take a look at both in-house and outside candidates, so for this list I included three for both categories.
Here's a look at six managers the Rockies should hire.