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Rockies Owner Dick Monfort 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Restarting Baseball In July, Polis Says

DENVER (CBS4) -- Gov. Jared Polis says Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort is "cautiously optimistic" that the players and the owners will reach an agreement.

"We are excited that hopefully in mid-July, we'll welcome the Rockies back for a limited spring training course field, and then a limited regular season," Gov. Polis said Thursday. "And we certainly hope that the owners and the players come together soon around a final agreement."

San Diego Padres v Colorado Rockies
Colorado Governor Jared Polis sits with Colorado Rockies team owner Dick Monfort while the Rockies play the San Diego Padres at Coors Field on June 14, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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