Sat, 10 Nov 2012 23:16:15 -0800
Tom Runnells, one of the four finalists for the Rockies' managerial job, will be returning to the club as the bench coach in 2013. "I know Tommy, and I have history with Tommy," new manager Walt Weiss said Friday, Nov. 9. "Tommy will be a good guy for me to lean on. He has been here, coaching in this park. He's been in the game forever."
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 14:04:59 -0800
The Colorado Rockies are close to naming their next manager Tuesday, Nov. 6, with bench coach Tom Runnells, 1B Jason Giambi, former SS Walt Weiss and Arizona Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams the leading candidates for the job. The team also talked with former manager Jerry Manuel, former Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin, Diamondbacks first base coach Eric Young and Texas Rangers minor league manager Steve Buechele.
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 07:17:07 -0800
The Colorado Rockies have their managerial search down to four: 1B Jason Giambi, former SS Walt Weiss, Arizona Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams and bench coach Tom Runnells.
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 14:07:10 -0700
The Colorado Rockies have narrowed their managerial search down to four candidates, according to a major league source. 1B Jason Giambi, former SS Walt Weiss and Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Matt Williams will be returning for second interviews in the next few days. Bench coach Tom Runnells also remains a candidate, even though he won't interview this week. Former manager Jerry Manuel and former Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin are no longer in the running.
Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:23:57 -0700
Colorado Rockies manager Tom Runnells continued his interview with the team into Friday, Oct. 12.
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 17:05:21 -0700
Colorado Rockies bench coach Tom Runnells will interview for the team's managerial opening Thursday, Oct. 11. The team will also meet with Class AAA manager Stu Cole. 1B Jason Giambi, who is considering retirement, is an outside candidate. Colorado will also look candidates outside the organization, such as Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr., Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach and former C Brad Ausmus.
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:15:10 -0700
The Colorado Rockies plan to consider bench coach Tom Runnells and Colorado Springs manager Stu Cole for their vacant manager position before their start interviewing external candidates.