Joe West was behind the plate tonight calling his 5,000th Major League game as the Rockies played host to the Diamondbacks. Among the Arizona coaching staff was one guy who has known West since his first season in the Majors. Jerry Narron talked with our own Tracy Ringolsby about West reaching an historic plateau.
Rockies manager Bud Black was a young prospect, hoping to prove himself in the big leagues when he was traded to the Royals, and had the opportunity to play for manager Dick Howser. There are things he learned from Howser, who died 30 years ago Saturday, that have impacted Black’s managerial career. He discussed Howser with InsidetheSeams.com. Continue reading “Black Discussed Impact of Dick Howser”