2006 Colorado Rockies season

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2006 Colorado Rockies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Dan O'Dowd
Manager(s) Clint Hurdle
Local television KTVD
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
(George Frazier, Drew Goodman, Jeff Huson)
Local radio KOA (AM)
(Jack Corrigan, Jeff Kingery)
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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.

Offseason[edit]

  • 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 season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Diego Padres 88 74 .543
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 .543
San Francisco Giants 76 85 11½ .472
Arizona Diamondbacks 76 86 12 .469
Colorado Rockies 76 86 12 .469

Transactions[edit]

  • 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 debuts[edit]

  • 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]

Roster[edit]

2006 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

2006 game log

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 batters[edit]

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
Freeman, ChooChoo Freeman 88 173 41 .237 2 18
Spilborghs, RyanRyan Spilborghs 67 167 48 .287 4 21
González, LuisLuis González 61 149 36 .242 2 14
Matsui, KazuoKazuo Matsui 32 113 39 .345 2 19
Ardoin, DannyDanny Ardoin 35 109 21 .193 0 2
Castilla, VinnyVinny Castilla 15 21 4 .190 1 4

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cook, AaronAaron Cook 32 212.2 9 15 4.23 92
Jennings, JasonJason Jennings 32 212.0 9 13 3.78 142
Francis, JeffJeff Francis 32 199.0 13 11 4.16 117
Fogg, JoshJosh Fogg 31 172.0 11 9 5.49 93
Kim, Byung-HyunByung-Hyun Kim 27 155.0 8 12 5.57 129

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Corpas, ManuelManuel Corpas 35 32.1 1 2 3.62 27
Cortés, DavidDavid Cortés 30 29.1 3 1 4.30 14
Affeldt, JeremyJeremy Affeldt 27 27.1 4 2 6.91 20
Dohmann, ScottScott Dohmann 27 24.2 1 1 6.20 22

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mesa, JoséJosé Mesa 79 1 5 1 3.86 39
Martin, TomTom Martin 68 2 0 0 5.07 46
King, RayRay King 67 1 4 1 4.43 23
Fuentes, BrianBrian Fuentes 66 3 4 30 3.44 73
Ramírez, RamónRamón Ramírez 61 4 3 0 3.46 61

Farm system[edit]

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
Short-Season A Tri-City Dust Devils Northwest League Darron Cox
Rookie Casper Rockies Pioneer League P. J. Carey
[11]

References[edit]