2006 Colorado Rockies season

The Colorado Rockies' 2006 season was the 14th for the Rockies. They competed in the National League West finishing with a record of 76–86 and tied for 4th place in the division. Clint Hurdle was the manager. They played home games at Coors Field.

2006 Colorado Rockies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles & Dick Monfort
General manager(s)Dan O'Dowd
Manager(s)Clint Hurdle
Local televisionKTVD
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
(George Frazier, Drew Goodman, Jeff Huson)
Local radioKOA (AM)
(Jack Corrigan, Jeff Kingery)
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OffseasonEdit

  • December 7, 2005: Yorvit Torrealba was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the Colorado Rockies for Marcos Carvajal.[1]
  • December 7, 2005: Aaron Miles was traded by the Colorado Rockies with Larry Bigbie to the St. Louis Cardinals for Ray King.[2]
  • December 19, 2005: José Mesa was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[3]
  • January 7, 2006: Eli Marrero was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[4]
  • February 10, 2006: Josh Fogg was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[5]
  • February 11, 2006: Jamey Carroll was purchased by the Colorado Rockies from the Washington Nationals.[6]

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

National League WestEdit

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Diego Padres 88 74 0.543 43–38 45–36
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 0.543 49–32 39–42
San Francisco Giants 76 85 0.472 11½ 43–38 33–47
Arizona Diamondbacks 76 86 0.469 12 39–42 37–44
Colorado Rockies 76 86 0.469 12 44–37 32–49


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2006 National League Records

Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 6–1 4–2 4–2 12–7 2–4 4–5 8–10 3–3 1–6 1–5 5–1 9–10 8–11 4–3 1–5 4–11
Atlanta 1–6 6–1 4–3 3–3 11–8 3–4 3–3 2–4 7–11 7–11 3–3 7–2 3–4 4–2 10–8 5–10
Chicago 2–4 1–6 10–9 2–4 2–4 7–8 4–2 8–8 3–3 2–5 6–9 0–7 2–4 11–8 2–4 4–11
Cincinnati 2–4 3–4 9–10 5–1 4–2 10–5 0–6 9–10 3–4 2–4 9–7 2–4 2–5 9–6 5–1 6-9
Colorado 7–12 3–3 4–2 1–5 3–3 4–2 4–15 2–4 1–5 3–4 3–3 10–9 10–8 2–7 8–0 11–4
Florida 4–2 8–11 4–2 2–4 3–3 3–4 1–5 7–0 8–11 6–13 5–2 3–3 3–3 1–5 11–7 9–9
Houston 5–4 4–3 8–7 5–10 2–4 4-3 3–3 10–5 2–4 2–4 13–3 3–3 1–5 9–7 4–4 7–11
Los Angeles 10–8 3–3 2–4 6–0 15–4 5–1 3–3 4–2 3–4 4–3 6–4 5–13 13–6 0–7 4–2 5–10
Milwaukee 3–3 4–2 8–8 10–9 4–2 0–7 5–10 2–4 3–3 5–1 7–9 4–3 6–3 7–9 1–5 6–9
New York 6–1 11–7 3–3 4–3 5–1 11–8 4–2 4–3 3–3 11–8 5–4 5–2 3–3 4–2 12–6 6–9
Philadelphia 5-1 11–7 5–2 4–2 4–3 13–6 4–2 3–4 1–5 8–11 3–3 2–4 5–1 3–3 9–10 5–13
Pittsburgh 1–5 3–3 9–6 7–9 3–3 2–5 3–13 4–6 9–7 4–5 3–3 1–5 6–1 6–9 3–3 3–12
San Diego 10–9 2–7 7–0 4–2 9–10 3–3 3–3 13–5 3–4 2–5 4–2 5–1 7–12 4–2 5–1 7–8
San Francisco 11–8 4–3 4–2 5–2 8–10 3–3 5–1 6–13 3–6 3–3 1–5 1–6 12–7 1–4 1–5 8–7
St. Louis 3–4 2–4 8–11 6–9 7–2 5-1 7–9 7–0 9–7 2–4 3–3 9–6 2–4 4–1 4–3 5–10
Washington 5–1 8–10 4–2 1–5 0–8 7-11 4–4 2–4 5–1 6–12 10–9 3–3 1–5 5–1 3–4 7–11


TransactionsEdit

  • June 9, 2006: Eli Marrero was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the New York Mets for Kazuo Matsui and cash.[7]
  • July 31, 2006: Scott Dohmann and Ryan Shealy were traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Kansas City Royals for Jeremy Affeldt and Denny Bautista.[8]
  • August 14, 2006: Vinny Castilla was signed as a free agent by the Colorado Rockies.[9]

Major League debutsEdit

  • Batters:
    • Chris Iannetta (Aug 27)
    • Troy Tulowitzki (Aug 30)
    • Jeff Salazar (Sep 7)
    • Alvin Colina (Sep 18)
  • Pitchers:
    • Ramón Ramírez (Apr 14)
    • Manuel Corpas (Jul 18)
    • Justin Hampson (Sep 10)
    • Juan Morillo (Sep 24)
    • Ubaldo Jiménez (Sep 26)[10]

RosterEdit

2006 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game logEdit

2006 game log

Player statsEdit

= Indicates team leader

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

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 Yorvit Torrealba 65 223 55 .247 7 43
1B Todd Helton 145 546 165 .302 15 81
2B Jamey Carroll 136 463 139 .300 5 36
SS Clint Barmes 131 478 105 .220 7 56
3B Garrett Atkins 157 602 198 .329 20 120
LF Matt Holliday 155 602 196 .326 34 114
CF Cory Sullivan 126 386 103 .267 2 30
RF Brad Hawpe 150 499 146 .293 22 84

Other battersEdit

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
Choo Freeman 88 173 41 .237 2 18
Ryan Spilborghs 67 167 48 .287 4 21
Luis González 61 149 36 .242 2 14
Kazuo Matsui 32 113 39 .345 2 19
Danny Ardoin 35 109 21 .193 0 2
Vinny Castilla 15 21 4 .190 1 4

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Aaron Cook 32 212.2 9 15 4.23 92
Jason Jennings 32 212.0 9 13 3.78 142
Jeff Francis 32 199.0 13 11 4.16 117
Josh Fogg 31 172.0 11 9 5.49 93
Byung-Hyun Kim 27 155.0 8 12 5.57 129

Other pitchersEdit

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Manuel Corpas 35 32.1 1 2 3.62 27
David Cortés 30 29.1 3 1 4.30 14
Jeremy Affeldt 27 27.1 4 2 6.91 20
Scott Dohmann 27 24.2 1 1 6.20 22

Relief pitchersEdit

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
José Mesa 79 1 5 1 3.86 39
Tom Martin 68 2 0 0 5.07 46
Ray King 67 1 4 1 4.43 23
Brian Fuentes 66 3 4 30 3.44 73
Ramón Ramírez 61 4 3 0 3.46 61

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Farm systemEdit

Level Team League Manager
AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League Tom Runnells
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Stu Cole
A Modesto Nuts California League Chad Kreuter and Glenallen Hill
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Joe Mikulik
A-Short Season Tri-City Dust Devils Northwest League Darron Cox
Rookie Casper Rockies Pioneer League P. J. Carey

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ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/marreel01.shtml
  5. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/foggjo01.shtml
  6. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/carroja01.shtml
  7. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/matsuka01.shtml
  8. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/affelje01.shtml
  9. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/castivi02.shtml
  10. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/yearly/debut.php?y=2006&l=NL
  11. ^ Newman, Mark (October 1, 2006). "Fans select teams' Hometown Heroes". MLB.com. Archived from the original on March 27, 2011.
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007