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Rockies' winter caravan to stop in Colorado Springs

The Colorado Rockies winter caravan is once again ready to set off for its journey around Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

On Wednesday, January 17th the caravan will make its only stop in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Fort Carson.

The only event open to the public will be an autograph and photo session at the Rockies Dugout Store between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. The caravan will also be making private stops at Pueblo West High School, Fort Carson, and Memorial High School.

Pitchers Jon Gray, Kyle Freeland, and Jeff Hoffman will be making the trip to Colorado Springs - along with infielder Pat Valaika.

See below for a breakdown of the caravan's trip:

 

Saturday, Jan. 13 – Laramie, Wyo., Greeley, Ft. Collins

· Players scheduled to attend: Anderson, Dunn, Murphy, Story

· 10-11 a.m.  – Laramie, Wyo., University of Wyoming Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center: Q&A, photo and autograph session

· 1:15-2 p.m. – Greeley, University of Northern Colorado Campus Recreation Center: Q&A, meet-and-greet session

· 2 p.m. – Greeley, Bank of Colorado Arena: UNC vs. Idaho State men’s basketball game

· 4:30 p.m. – Ft. Collins, Colorado State Stadium: Q&A with Boys & Girls Club of Larimer County (private)

 

Sunday, Jan. 14 Grand Junction

· Players scheduled to attend: Anderson, Dunn, Murphy, Oberg, Story

· 11 a.m. – Grand Junction, Suplizio Field: Media session

· 11:30 a.m. – Grand Junction, Doubletree Hospitality Suite at Suplizio Field: Q&A and autograph session for Grand Junction Rockies Season Ticket Holders (private)

· 1 p.m. – Grand Junction, Lincoln Park Barn: Youth clinic, kids-only meet-and-greet session (private)

 

Monday, Jan. 15 – Denver

· Players scheduled to attend: McMahon, Rockies alum Sullivan, Tauchman

· 1 p.m. – Denver, Pepsi Center: Colorado Avalanche vs. Anaheim Ducks game

· 4-5 p.m. – Denver, Diamond Dry Goods, Coors Field: Autograph and photo session

 

Tuesday, Jan. 16 – Albuquerque, N.M., Denver

· Players/staff scheduled to attend: General Manager Jeff Bridich, Gray, Hoffman and Valaika (Albuquerque); Black, Rockies alum Castilla, McMahon, Tauchman and Rockies alum Sullivan (Denver)

· 10:15 a.m. – Albuquerque, SAHQ Academy: School assembly (private)* (Bridich, Gray, Hoffman and Valaika)

· 11:15 a.m. – Albuquerque, Isotopes Park: Media session (Bridich, Gray, Hoffman and Valaika)

· 11:30 a.m. – Albuquerque, Isotopes Park Batting Cage: Q&A with Albuquerque Isotopes season ticket holders (private) (Bridich, Gray, Hoffman and Valaika)

· 12:15-1 p.m. – Albuquerque, Isotopes Park Clubhouse: Autograph session (Bridich, Gray, Hoffman and Valaika)

· 10 a.m. – Denver, Archuleta Elementary School: School assembly (private)* (McMahon, Tauchman, Sullivan)

· 12 p.m. – Denver, Children’s Hospital Colorado: Meet-and-greet with patients and staff (private)* (Castilla, McMahon, Tauchman, Sullivan)

· 4:30 p.m. – Denver, Coors Field, Right-Field Club Level: VIP reception with meet & greet, featuring both the Albuquerque and Denver player groups with the addition of Manager Bud Black (private)

· 5:30 – Denver, Coors Field: VIP Q&A with Bud Black, Jeff Bridich and Dick Monfort hosted by Drew Goodman (private)

 

Wednesday, Jan. 17 – Pueblo, Fort Carson, Colorado Springs

· Players scheduled to attend: Freeland, Gray, Hoffman, Valaika

· 10 a.m. – Pueblo, Pueblo West H.S.: Q&A assembly, meet-and-greet with baseball and softball teams (private)*

· 12 p.m. – Fort Carson, HUB Restaurant: Meet-and-greet with base personnel (private)*

· 2:30 p.m. – Colorado Springs, Memorial Hospital: Meet-and-greet with patients and staff (private)*

· 4-5 p.m. – Colorado Springs, Rockies Dugout Store: Autograph and photo session

 

Thursday, Jan. 18 – Denver

· Players scheduled to attend: Freeland, Gray, Valaika

· 9:30 a.m. – Denver, Holm Elementary School: Q&A assembly (private)*

· 12-1 p.m. – Denver, Diamond Dry Goods, Coors Field: Autograph and photo session

 

Friday, Jan. 19 – Denver

· Players/staff scheduled to attend: Arenado, Black, Blackmon, Bridich, McGee, Rusin, Shaw, Wolters

· 7 p.m. – Denver, Pepsi Center: Denver Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns game

 

Saturday, Jan. 20 – Denver

· Players/staff scheduled to attend: Arenado, Black, Blackmon, Bridich, Vice President of International Scouting and Development Rolando Fernandez, Pitching Coach Steve Foster, McGee, Rusin, Shaw, Wolters

· 9-9:45 a.m. – Denver, Coors Field Home Clubhouse Interview Room: Media availability for Arenado, Black, Blackmon

· 10 a.m. – Denver, Coors Field: Season Ticket Hot Stove (private)


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