Walt Weiss Will Not Return as Rockies Manager in 2017

The Colorado Rockies announced today that Walt Weiss has decided to step down as manager. His three-year contract with the club ended with the 2016 season.

Weiss was named the Rockies manager on Nov. 7, 2012. In four seasons, he compiled a 283-365 record, including a 75-87 mark in 2016. His hiring as manager marked his third stint with the Rockies, as he played four seasons for Colorado (1994-97) and was special assistant to the general manager for seven seasons (2002-08).