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Denver Post May 17, 2015
Rockies' John Axford looks up to his little man

Rockies' John Axford looks up to his little man

LOS ANGELES — Rockies closer John Axford stands 6-foot-5 and weighs 220 pounds. He throws a 96 mph fastball and has 120 career saves.
Dodgers get rain-shortened victory over Rockies

Dodgers get rain-shortened victory over Rockies

DENVER – The rain stopped long enough for the only pitch that really mattered at Coors Field on Friday night. That was the ceremonial first pitch tossed by two-year-old Jameson Axford to his father, Rockies pitcher John Axford. Jameson made the...
Final: Dodgers get rain-shortened victory over Rockies

Final: Dodgers get rain-shortened victory over Rockies

DENVER – The rain stopped long enough for the only pitch that really mattered at Coors Field Friday night. That was the ceremonial first pitch tossed by two-year-old Jameson Axford to his father, Rockies pitcher John Axford. Jameson made the throw...
Denver Post May 9, 2015
Rockies closer John Axford's young son tosses out 1st pitch

Rockies closer John Axford's young son tosses out 1st pitch

Rockies closer John Axford's 2-year-old son, who is recovering from rattlesnake bites to his right foot, threw out the ceremonial first pitch from his wheelchair on Friday night with his older brother and dad on the receiving end in front of home plate.

Axford's son, Jameson, throwing 1st pitch Friday at Rockies game

Friday, John Axford's 2 1/2-year-old son, Jameson, the victim of a rattlesnake bite, will throw out the first pitch before the Rockies host the Dodgers.
Denver Post May 6, 2015
Rockies turn to John Axford to fill closer role left by Adam Ottavino

Rockies turn to John Axford to fill closer role left by Adam Ottavino

John Axford had been away from the Rockies for nearly two weeks because he had more pressing concerns. Namely, helping care for his 2½-year-old son, Jameson, who was fighting his way back to health from a rattlesnake bite suffered when the Rockies were in spring training.

John Axford returns to Rockies bullpen as his son leaves the hospital after rattlesnake bite

Jameson Axford, the 2-year-old son of Rockies relief pitcher John Axford, got to sleep in his own bed Wednesday night.
Denver Post Apr 22, 2015
Rockies option Wilin Rosario to Triple-A to make room for John Axford

Rockies option Wilin Rosario to Triple-A to make room for John Axford

The Rockies on Wednesday optioned first-baseman Wilin Rosario to Triple-A Albuquerque, making room for relief pitcher John Axford.

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