The Latest: Rockies reliever Tim Collins decides not to play
July 26, 2020
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The Colorado Rockies say left-handed reliever Tim Collins has decided not to play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
Collins was part of Colorado's 60-player pool and was assigned to the alternate training site in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He's the second member of the Rockies organization to opt out of the 2020 season.
Outfielder Ian Desmond said earlier this month that he would skip the season to focus on his young family and to help revitalize youth baseball in his home state...