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Jim Tracy Fits the Makeup of the Colorado Rockies Well

PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 10:  George Karl (C) coach of the Denver Nuggets seated next to manager Jim Tracy (R) and bench coach Tom Runnells watches the Colorado Rockies and Milwaukee Brewers spring training baseball game at Maryvale Baseball Park on March 10, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. Karl is in town with his NBA basketball team to take on the Phoenix Suns.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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David MartinAnalyst IJanuary 20, 2017

When the Colorado Rockies brought Jim Tracy in to be the bench coach for the 2009 season, there was no doubt that he was a fall-back plan in case Clint Hurdle couldn't get the Rockies off to a quick start.

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