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The 2015 Colorado Rockies season was the franchise's 23rd in Major League Baseball. It was the 21st season the Rockies played their home games at Coors Field.

2015 Colorado Rockies
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record68–94 (.420)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Charles & Dick Monfort
General manager(s)Jeff Bridich
Manager(s)Walt Weiss, Tom Runnells (interim)
Local televisionRoot Sports Rocky Mountain
(Drew Goodman, George Frazier, Jeff Huson)
Local radioKOA (English)
(Jack Corrigan, Jerry Schemmel)
KNRV (Spanish)
(Tony Guevara)
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

  • November 24, 2014: Juan Nicasio was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Noel Cuevas (minors) (December 16, 2014) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.[1]
  • December 11, 2014: Josh Rutledge was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for Jairo Diaz.[2]
  • December 16, 2014: Daniel Descalso was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[3]
  • January 5, 2015: Nick Hundley was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[4]
  • January 30, 2015: David Hale was traded by the Atlanta Braves with Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for Jose Briceno (minors) and Chris O'Dowd (minors).[5]
  • February 4, 2015: Kyle Kendrick was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[6]
  • March 22, 2015: Jhoulys Chacín was released by the Colorado Rockies.[7]

Regular seasonEdit

The Rockies played eight extra-inning games during the season, the fewest of any MLB team in 2015.[8]

Season standingsEdit

National League WestEdit

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 70 0.568 55–26 37–44
San Francisco Giants 84 78 0.519 8 47–34 37–44
Arizona Diamondbacks 79 83 0.488 13 39–42 40–41
San Diego Padres 74 88 0.457 18 39–42 35–46
Colorado Rockies 68 94 0.420 24 36–45 32–49


National League Wild CardEdit

Division Leaders W L Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 100 62 0.617
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 70 0.568
New York Mets 90 72 0.556


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 64 0.605 +1
Chicago Cubs 97 65 0.599
San Francisco Giants 84 78 0.519 13
Washington Nationals 83 79 0.512 14
Arizona Diamondbacks 79 83 0.488 18
San Diego Padres 74 88 0.457 23
Miami Marlins 71 91 0.438 26
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 0.420 29
Colorado Rockies 68 94 0.420 29
Atlanta Braves 67 95 0.414 30
Cincinnati Reds 64 98 0.395 33
Philadelphia Phillies 63 99 0.389 34


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2015 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 3–3 2–4 6–1 13–6 6–13 5–2 5–2 2–5 2–4 1–5 9–10 11–8 0–7 3–4 11–9
Atlanta 3–3 1–6 3–4 1–6 3–3 10–9 5–2 8–11 11–8 2–4 2–5 3–4 4–2 5–14 6–14
Chicago 4–2 6–1 13–6 4–2 3–4 3–3 14–5 7–0 2–5 11–8 3–3 5–2 8–11 4–3 10–10
Cincinnati 1–6 4–3 6–13 2–4 1–6 3–4 9–10 0–7 4–2 11–8 2–4 2–5 7–12 5–1 7–13
Colorado 6–13 6–1 2–4 4–2 8–11 2–5 5–1 0–7 5–2 1–6 7–12 11–8 3–4 3–3 5–15
Los Angeles 13–6 3–3 4–3 6–1 11–8 4–2 4–3 3–4 5–2 1–5 14–5 8–11 2–5 4–2 10–10
Miami 2–5 9–10 3–3 4–3 5–2 2–4 4–2 8–11 9–10 1–6 2–5 5–2 1–5 9–10 7–13
Milwaukee 2–5 2–5 5–14 10–9 1–5 3–4 2–4 3–3 7–0 10–9 5–2 1–5 6–13 3–4 8–12
New York 5–2 11–8 0–7 7–0 7–0 4–3 11–8 3–3 14–5 0–6 2–4 3–3 3–4 11–8 9–11
Philadelphia 4–2 8–11 5–2 2–4 2–5 2–5 10–9 0–7 5–14 2–5 5–1 1–5 2–5 7–12 8–12
Pittsburgh 5–1 4–2 8–11 8–11 6–1 5–1 6–1 9–10 6–0 5–2 5–2 6–1 9–10 3–4 13–7
San Diego 10–9 5–2 3–3 4–2 12–7 5–14 5–2 2–5 4–2 1–5 2–5 8–11 4–3 2–5 7–13
San Francisco 8–11 4–3 2–5 5–2 8–11 11–8 2–5 5–1 3–3 5–1 1–6 11–8 2–4 4–3 13–7
St. Louis 7–0 2–4 11–8 12–7 4–3 5–2 5–1 13–6 4–3 5–2 10–9 3–4 4–2 4–2 11–9
Washington 4–3 14–5 3–4 1–5 3–3 2–4 10–9 4–3 8–11 12–7 4–3 5–2 3–4 2–4 8–12


TransactionsEdit

  • July 28, 2015: Troy Tulowitzki was traded with LaTroy Hawkins to the Toronto Blue Jays for José Reyes, Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman, and Jesus Tinoco (minors).[9]
  • August 20, 2015: Drew Stubbs was released by the Colorado Rockies.[10]
  • August 27, 2015: Rafael Betancourt was released by the Colorado Rockies.[11]

Major League DebutsEdit

  • Batters
    • Dustin Garneau (Aug 20)
    • Tom Murphy (Sep 12)
  • Pitchers
    • Scott Oberg (Apr 14)
    • Ken Roberts (May 3)
    • Jon Gray (Aug 4)
    • Jason Gurka (Aug 29)

RosterEdit

2015 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game logEdit

Legend
  Rockies win
  Rockies loss
  Postponement
Bold Rockies team member
2015 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 Nick Hundley 103 366 110 .301 10 43
1B Ben Paulsen 116 325 90 .277 11 49
2B DJ LeMahieu 150 564 170 .301 6 61
SS Troy Tulowitzki 87 323 97 .300 12 53
3B Nolan Arenado 157 616 177 .287 42 130
LF Brandon Barnes 106 255 64 .251 2 17
CF Charlie Blackmon 157 614 176 .287 17 58
RF Carlos González 153 554 150 .271 40 97

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
Wilin Rosario 87 231 62 .268 6 29
Corey Dickerson 65 224 68 .304 10 31
José Reyes 47 193 50 .259 3 19
Daniel Descalso 101 185 38 .205 5 22
Justin Morneau 49 168 52 .310 3 15
Michael McKenry 58 127 26 .205 4 17
Rafael Ynoa 72 127 33 .260 0 9

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
Jorge De La Rosa 26 149.0 9 7 4.17 134
Kyle Kendrick 27 142.1 7 13 6.32 80
Chris Rusin 24 131.2 6 10 5.33 86
Chad Bettis 20 115.0 8 6 4.23 98
Eddie Butler 16 79.1 3 10 5.90 44
David Hale 17 78.1 5 5 6.09 61

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
Christian Bergman 30 68.1 3 1 4.74 37
Yohan Flande 19 68.1 3 3 4.74 43
Jordan Lyles 10 49.0 2 5 5.14 30
Jon Gray 9 40.2 0 2 5.53 40
Tommy Kahnle 36 33.1 0 1 4.86 39
Justin Miller 34 33.1 3 3 4.05 38

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
Christian Friedrich 68 0 4 0 5.25 45
Scott Oberg 64 3 4 1 5.09 44
John Axford 60 4 5 25 4.20 62
Boone Logan 60 0 3 0 4.33 44
Rafael Betancourt 45 2 4 1 6.18 40


Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

Farm systemEdit

Level Team League Manager
AAA Albuquerque Isotopes Pacific Coast League Glenallen Hill
AA New Britain Rock Cats Eastern League Darin Everson
A Modesto Nuts California League Fred Ocasio
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Warren Schaeffer
A-Short Season Boise Hawks Northwest League Frank Gonzales
Rookie Grand Junction Rockies Pioneer League Anthony Sanders
[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/n/nicasju01.shtml
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/diazja01.shtml
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/descada01.shtml
  4. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/hundlni01.shtml
  5. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/haleda02.shtml
  6. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/k/kendrky01.shtml
  7. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/chacijh01.shtml
  8. ^ "Team Batting Game Finder: For 2015, Only extra-inning games". Baseball Reference. Retrieved August 26, 2017.
  9. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/t/tulowtr01.shtml
  10. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/stubbdr01.shtml
  11. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/betanra01.shtml
  12. ^ "Rockies Franchise Four". MLB.com. July 14, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  13. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/affiliate.cgi?id=COL

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