Bud Black, Former Padres Manager, Hired As Rockies’ New Skipper

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The Colorado Rockies have chosen former San Diego Padres manager Bud Black to lead their club next season.

Black spent over eight seasons with the Padres, amassing a 649-713 record. He had just two seasons with above .500 records and never reached postseason play, but Black did lose a one-game playoff to the Rockies at the end of the 2007 campaign.

The Rockies, meanwhile, have not had a winning record since the 2010 season.

NESN.com’s Rachel Holt has the details on the hiring in the video above.

Thumbnail photo via Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Images

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