Walt Weiss Hired as Rockies Manager
Weiss was given a one-year deal by the Rockies
Weiss, 48, was the head baseball coach at Regis Jesuit High School last season, was given a one-year deal.
“It has moved fast and it’s a great opportunity,” Weiss told The Denver Post. “It’s who I am, having lived in this city, and played for this organization. It’s been part of my identity the last 20 years. I am not motivated by the terms of contract. I am just focused on the job.”
Weiss spent parts of 14 seasons in the major leagues, also playing for Oakland (1987-92), Florida (1993) and Atlanta (1998-2000).