The Rockies are coming off a season in which they finished last in the NL West with a 74-88 record.
The Colorado Rockies are planning to hold on to 41-year-old closer LaTroy Hawkins as Thursday's trade deadline approaches. Colorado wants to pick up Hawkins' $2.25 million option for 2015 and sees his presence as a boost in a young clubhouse.
Colorado Rockies pitcher LaTroy Hawkins told MLB Network that he will retire after the 2015 season
The Colorado Rockies announced Friday they've picked up the 2015 option on right-handed pitcher LaTroy Hawkins.