2018 Colorado Rockies Season
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2018 Colorado Rockies Season
2018 Colorado Rockies
National League Wild Card
Colorado Rockies logo.svg
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record91-72 (.558)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Charles & Dick Monfort
General manager(s)Jeff Bridich
Manager(s)Bud Black
Local televisionAT&T Sportsnet Rocky Mountain
(Drew Goodman, Jeff Huson, Ryan Spilborghs)
Local radioKOA (English)
(Jack Corrigan, Jerry Schemmel)
KNRV (Spanish)
(Salvador Hernandez, Javier Olivas, Carlos Valdez)
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The 2018 Colorado Rockies season was the franchise's 26th in Major League Baseball and the 24th season the Rockies played their home games at Coors Field. Bud Black returned for his 2nd consecutive as Manager. He They won 91 games during the regular season, which was the second-highest mark in franchise history and just one win behind the franchise record set in 2009. They finished the season with a record of 91-72 after losing to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 National League West tie-breaker game and subsequently opened the postseason by defeating the Chicago Cubs in the Wild Card Game. Their season ended when they were swept by the Milwaukee Brewers in the Division Series.

The Rockies became the first team since the 1922 Philadelphia Phillies to play in four different cities against four different teams in five days, including the 162nd game of the regular season, NL West tie-breaker, NL Wild Card Game and NLDS Game 1.[1] They also finished with the best road record in franchise history, going 44-38 away from Coors Field.

Offseason

  • December 8, 2017: Chris Iannetta was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[2]
  • December 15, 2017: Bryan Shaw was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[3]
  • December 29, 2017: Wade Davis was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[4]

Regular season

Season standings

National League West

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 71 0.564 -- 45-37 47-34
Colorado Rockies 91 72 0.558 1 47-34 44-38
Arizona Diamondbacks 82 80 0.506 40-41 42-39
San Francisco Giants 73 89 0.451 18½ 42-39 31-50
San Diego Padres 66 96 0.407 25½ 31-50 35-46


National League Wild Card

Division Leaders W L Pct.
Milwaukee Brewers 96 67 0.589
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 71 0.564
Atlanta Braves 90 72 0.556


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Chicago Cubs 95 68 0.583 +4
Colorado Rockies 91 72 0.558 --
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 79 0.509 8
Arizona Diamondbacks 82 80 0.506
Washington Nationals 82 80 0.506
Philadelphia Phillies 80 82 0.494 10½
New York Mets 77 85 0.475 13½
San Francisco Giants 73 89 0.451 17½
Cincinnati Reds 67 95 0.414 23½
San Diego Padres 66 96 0.407 24½
Miami Marlins 63 98 0.391 27


Record vs. opponents

2018 National League Records

Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona -- 3-4 3-4 3-3 8-11 11-8 6-1 1-5 2-5 4-2 6-1 12-7 8-11 3-3 2-5 10-10
Atlanta 4-3 -- 3-3 3-4 2-5 2-5 14-5 3-4 13-6 12-7 5-1 4-3 3-3 4-2 10-9 8-12
Chicago 4-3 3-3 -- 11-8 3-3 4-3 5-2 11-9 6-1 4-2 10-9 5-2 3-3 9-10 4-3 13-7
Cincinnati 3-3 4-3 8-11 -- 2-4 6-1 2-5 6-13 3-3 3-4 5-14 3-4 4-2 7-12 1-6 10-10
Colorado 11-8 5-2 3-3 4-2 -- 7-13 2-4 2-5 6-1 5-2 3-3 11-8 12-7 2-5 5-2 13-7
Los Angeles 8-11 5-2 3-4 1-6 13-7 -- 2-4 4-3 4-2 3-4 5-1 14-5 10-9 3-4 5-1 12-8
Miami 1-6 5-14 2-5 5-2 4-2 4-2 -- 2-5 7-12 8-11 1-4 2-5 4-3 3-3 6-13 9-11
Milwaukee 5-1 4-3 9-11 13-6 5-2 3-4 5-2 -- 4-3 3-3 7-12 4-2 6-1 11-8 4-2 13-7
New York 5-2 6-13 1-6 3-3 1-6 2-4 12-7 3-4 -- 11-8 3-4 4-2 4-3 3-3 11-8 8-12
Philadelphia 2-4 7-12 2-4 4-3 2-5 4-3 11-8 3-3 8-11 -- 6-1 3-3 4-3 4-3 8-11 12-8
Pittsburgh 1-6 1-5 9-10 14-5 3-3 1-5 4-1 12-7 4-3 1-6 -- 3-4 4-3 8-11 2-5 15-5
San Diego 7-12 3-4 2-5 4-3 8-11 5-14 5-2 2-4 2-4 3-3 4-3 -- 8-11 4-3 2-4 7-13
San Francisco 11-8 3-3 3-3 2-4 7-12 9-10 3-4 1-6 3-4 3-4 3-4 11-8 -- 2-5 4-2 8-12
St. Louis 3-3 2-4 10-9 12-7 5-2 4-3 3-3 8-11 3-3 3-4 11-8 3-4 5-2 -- 5-2 11-9
Washington 5-2 9-10 3-4 6-1 2-5 1-5 13-6 2-4 8-11 11-8 5-2 4-2 2-4 2-5 -- 9-11

The October 1 tiebreaker games were regular-season games that are included here.


Transactions

  • July 26, 2018: Seung-hwan Oh was traded by the Toronto Blue Jays to the Colorado Rockies for Chad Spanberger (minors), Forrest Wall (minors), and a player to be named later. The Colorado Rockies sent Bryan Baker (minors) (August 14, 2018) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.[5]
  • July 29, 2018: Matt Holliday was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[6]
  • August 31, 2018: Drew Butera was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Colorado Rockies for Jerry Vasto and cash.[7]

Major League Debuts

  • Batters
    • Noel Cuevas (Apr 22)
    • Garrett Hampson (Jul 21)
  • Pitchers
    • Harrison Musgrave (Apr 23)
    • Sam Howard (Jun 10)
    • Jerry Vasto (Jun 10)
    • Yency Almonte (Jun 21)
    • DJ Johnson (Sep 9)

Roster

Game log

Postseason Game Log

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Chris Iannetta 110 299 67 .224 11 36
1B Ian Desmond 160 555 131 .236 22 88
2B DJ LeMahieu 128 533 147 .276 15 62
SS Trevor Story 157 598 174 .291 37 108
3B Nolan Arenado 156 590 175 .297 38 110
LF Gerardo Parra 142 401 114 .284 6 53
CF Charlie Blackmon 156 626 182 .291 29 70
RF Carlos González 132 463 128 .276 16 64

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
David Dahl 77 249 68 .273 16 48
Tony Wolters 74 182 31 .170 3 27
Ryan McMahon 91 181 42 .232 5 19
Noel Cuevas 75 146 34 .233 2 10
Pat Valaika 68 122 19 .156 2 5
Tom Murphy 37 93 21 .226 2 11
Matt Holliday 25 53 15 .283 2 3
Garrett Hampson 24 40 11 .275 0 4
Daniel Castro 18 46 8 .174 1 6
Mike Tauchman 21 32 3 .094 0 0
Raimel Tapia 25 25 5 .200 1 6
Drew Butera 10 14 3 .214 1 3

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Kyle Freeland 33 202.1 17 7 2.85 173
Germán Márquez 33 196.0 14 11 3.77 230
Tyler Anderson 32 176.0 7 9 4.55 164
Jon Gray 31 172.1 12 9 5.12 183
Chad Bettis 27 120.1 5 2 5.01 80
Antonio Senzatela 23 90.1 6 6 4.38 69

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Chris Rusin 49 54.2 2 3 6.09 47
Harrison Musgrave 35 44.2 2 3 4.63 32
Seunghwan Oh 25 21.1 2 0 2.63 24
Mike Dunn 25 17.0 0 0 9.00 12
Brooks Pounders 14 15.1 0 1 7.63 17
Yency Almonte 14 14.2 0 0 1.84 14
Jeff Hoffman 6 8.2 0 0 9.35 5
D.J. Johnson 7 6.1 1 0 4.26 9
Sam Howard 4 4.0 0 0 2.25 1
Jerry Vasto 1 0.2 0 0 40.50 1

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Wade Davis 69 3 6 43 4.13 78
Adam Ottavino 75 6 4 6 2.43 112
Scott Oberg 56 8 1 0 2.45 57
Bryan Shaw 61 4 6 0 5.93 54
Jake McGee 61 2 4 1 6.49 47

Farm system

[8]

References

  1. ^ NLDS Game 1: Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers. October 4, 2018. Fox. FS1.
  2. ^ "Chris Iannetta Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  3. ^ "Bryan Shaw Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  4. ^ "Wade Davis Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  5. ^ "Seunghwan Oh Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  6. ^ "Matt Holliday Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  7. ^ "Drew Butera Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  8. ^ "Colorado Rockies Minor League Affiliates - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.

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