Todd Helton's jersey to be retired
DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies will retire former first baseman Todd Helton's No. 17 on Aug. 17.
The club announced its promotional schedule Thursday and it includes a three-day weekend honoring Helton, who retired at the end of last season.
Helton will be honored in a ceremony on Aug. 17 before the Rockies play the Cincinnati Reds.
Also, Root Sports announced former Rockies outfielder Ryan Spilborghs will join its Rockies broadcast team this season.
Spilborghs played ...
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