Colorado Rockies To Visit Aurora Shooting Victims Thursday

Rockies To Visit Victims On First Day Back From Road Trip

The Colorado Rockies will pay a special tribute to the victims of the Aurora movie theater shooting when they return from their six-game road trip on Thursday.

According to the Denver Post, the Rockies will visit the victims at area hospitals on Thursday, which is the team's scheduled off day and is also their first day back to Colorado since the early Friday morning tragedy.

That night before their road game against the San Diego Padres, the Rockies honored the victims by wearing purple jerseys, black wristbands and hung a black jersey in the dugout with "We Remember 7-20" sewn on the back in silver letters. The fans in Petco Park also paid tribute to the victims by holding a moment of silence before the beginning of the game.

“It’s not going to bring those people back," Rockies Manager Jim Tracy told the newspaper. "We just want them to know that last weekend in San Diego that our hearts went out to them. And still are going out to them."

Read more on this story at Denver Post.

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