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Fort Morgan Times

Inside GM Bill Schmidt’s plan to make Rockies competitive, now and into the future: “Why not us?”

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It was a free-agent signing that launched a million eye rolls. The Rockies, a team on a three-year streak of losing seasons, a team FanGraphs gives a 0.04% chance of making the playoffs in 2022, went all in. Owner Dick Monfort and first-year general manager Bill Schmidt convinced all-star outfielder Kris Bryant to sign a seven-year, $182 million contract.
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Rockies Mailbag: How long before GM Bill Schmidt is on the hot seat?

Denver Post sports writer Patrick Saunders with the latest installment of his Rockies Mailbag. Pose a Rockies — or MLB — related question for the Rockies Mailbag. I understand that the fan base is upset by the Rockies not going outside for their general manager but the reality is it happened. Now, when is it realistic (for) Bill Schmidt to be on the hot seat? I can’t see (owner Dick) Monfort even thinking about it until after 2024.
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Clint Hurdle rejoins Colorado Rockies as special assistant to GM Bill Schmidt

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies are bringing Clint Hurdle back to serve as a special assistant to general manager Bill Schmidt. Hurdle, who managed the Rockies to the World Series in 2007, will help with player development and the first-year player draft in his new role. "Clint has a long...
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