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Weiss to return as Rockies manager next season

6:10 PM, Sep 20, 2013   |    comments
PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 14: Manager Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies (R) has a laugh with bench coach Tom Runnells #11 before the start of a MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 14, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
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KUSA - Walt Weiss is set to return as manager of the Rockies for another season, according to the Denver Post.

"It was up to him. We are trying to figure out a way where the contract is not an issue. He's done a good job. He's improved, he's been loyal," owner Dick Monfort told Troy Renck Friday.

Weiss had signed a one year contract with the organization prior to this season. The Rockies were much improved from last year - when they lost a franchise worst 98 games and fired manager Jim Tracy midway through -and they felt comfortable allowing Weiss to continue through at least 2014. 

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