RAW VIDEO Jim Tracy collapses at winter meetings manager of the Colorado Rockies
Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy collapsed early Tuesday morning at the baseball winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., and was taken to a nearby hospital for tests. Tracy was with Rockies coaches Tom Runnells and Carney Lansford at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort when he collapsed near a set of hotel elevators. He was alert and responsive and was able to stand with assistance before being taken out of the hotel on a stretcher, according to MLB.com. Tracy was undergoing tests as late as 2:30 am ET, and a diagnosis not yet been made, The Denver Post reported on its website. Tracy, who turns 55 on Dec. 31, had driven to the meetings from his home in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., on Lake Okeechobee, about two hours away, according to MLB.com. Tracy was named National League Manager of the Year in 2009 after taking over the Rockies in May of that year and leading them to the postseason. The Rockies finished third in the NL West last season. He has a career 719-693 record in nine years of managing with the Rockies, Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers. He's 157-121 with the Rockies and is under contract in Colorado through 2012.
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