2011 Colorado Rockies season

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2011 Colorado Rockies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles & Dick Monfort
Manager(s) Jim Tracy
Local television Root Sports Rocky Mountain
Drew Goodman, George Frazier, Jeff Huson
Local radio KOA (English)
Jack Corrigan, Jerry Schemmel KMXA (Spanish)
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The Colorado Rockies' 2011 season, the franchise's 19th in Major League Baseball, was a season in American baseball. They did not return to the postseason for the third time in five years after also missing in 2010.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 16, 2010: Manuel Corpas was released by the Colorado Rockies.[1]
  • November 18, 2010: Clint Barmes was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Houston Astros for Felipe Paulino.[2]
  • December 2, 2010: José López was traded by the Seattle Mariners to the Colorado Rockies for Chaz Roe.[3]
  • December 7, 2010: Ty Wigginton was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[4]
  • December 23, 2010: Matt Lindstrom was traded by the Houston Astros to the Colorado Rockies for Jonnathan Aristil (minors) and Wes Musick (minors).[5]
  • January 24, 2011: Clayton Mortensen was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Colorado Rockies for Ethan Hollingsworth (minors).[6]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Arizona Diamondbacks 94 68 .580 51–30 43–38
San Francisco Giants 86 76 .531 8 46–35 40–41
Los Angeles Dodgers 82 79 .509 11½ 42–39 40–40
Colorado Rockies 73 89 .451 21 38–43 35–46
San Diego Padres 71 91 .438 23 35–46 36–45


Transactions[edit]

  • May 19, 2011: Franklin Morales was sold by the Colorado Rockies to the Boston Red Sox.[7]
  • May 26, 2011: Felipe Paulino was sold by the Colorado Rockies to the Kansas City Royals.[8]
  • June 7, 2011: José López was released by the Colorado Rockies.[9]
  • June 30, 2011: Mark Ellis was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Colorado Rockies for Bruce Billings and a player to be named later. The Colorado Rockies sent Eliezer Mesa (minors) (September 30, 2011) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.[10]
  • July 30, 2011: Ubaldo Jiménez was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Cleveland Indians for Alex White, Matt McBride, Joe Gardner (minors), and a player to be named later. The Cleveland Indians sent Drew Pomeranz (August 16, 2011) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.[11]
  • August 8, 2011: Kevin Millwood was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[12]
  • August 23, 2011: Kevin Kouzmanoff was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash.[13]

Major League debuts[edit]

  • Batters:
    • Charlie Blackmon (Jun 7)
    • Cole Garner (Jul 4)
    • Jordan Pacheco (Sep 6)
    • Wilin Rosario (Sep 6)
    • Tommy Field (Sep 11)
    • Héctor Gómez (Sep 16)
  • Pitchers:
    • Alan Johnson (Apr 17)
    • Bruce Billings (May 27)
    • Juan Nicasio (May 28)
    • Rex Brothers (Jun 6)
    • Drew Pomeranz (Sep 11) [14]

Roster[edit]

2011 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

Legend
Rockies Win Rockies Loss Game Postponed
2011 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 Chris Iannetta 112 345 82 .238 14 55
1B Todd Helton 124 421 127 .302 14 69
2B Mark Ellis 70 263 72 .274 6 25
SS Troy Tulowitzki 143 537 162 .302 30 105
3B Ty Wigginton 130 401 97 .242 15 47
LF Carlos González 127 481 142 .295 26 92
CF Dexter Fowler 125 481 128 .266 5 45
RF Seth Smith 147 476 135 .284 15 59

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
Herrera, JonathanJonathan Herrera 104 281 68 .242 3 14
Spilborghs, RyanRyan Spilborghs 98 200 42 .210 3 22
Young, Jr., EricEric Young, Jr. 77 198 49 .247 0 10
Nelson, ChrisChris Nelson 63 180 45 .250 4 16
Giambi, JasonJason Giambi 64 131 34 .260 13 32
López, JoséJosé López 38 125 26 .208 2 8
Stewart, IanIan Stewart 48 122 19 .156 0 6

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
Chacín, JhoulysJhoulys Chacín 31 194.0 11 14 3.62 150
Hammel, JasonJason Hammel 32 170.1 7 13 4.76 94
Jiménez, UbaldoUbaldo Jiménez 21 123.0 6 9 4.46 118
Cook, AaronAaron Cook 18 97.0 3 10 6.03 48
Rogers, EsmilEsmil Rogers 18 83.0 6 6 7.05 63
Nicasio, JuanJuan Nicasio 13 71.2 4 4 4.14 58

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
De La Rosa, JorgeJorge De La Rosa 10 59.0 5 2 3.51 52
Mortensen, ClaytonClayton Mortensen 16 58.1 2 4 3.86 30
Millwood, KevinKevin Millwood 9 54.1 4 3 3.98 36
Brothers, RexRex Brothers 48 40.2 1 2 2.88 59
White, AlexAlex White 7 36.1 2 4 8.42 24

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
Belisle, MattMatt Belisle 74 10 4 0 3.25 58
Reynolds, MattMatt Reynolds 73 1 2 0 4.09 50
Betancourt, RafaelRafael Betancourt 68 2 0 8 2.89 73
Lindstrom, MattMatt Lindstrom 63 2 2 2 3.00 36
Street, HustonHuston Street 62 1 4 29 3.86 55


Notes[edit]

  • On September 24, the Rockies and Houston Astros played the 200,000th game in MLB history.[15] The Rockies won 4-2 in 13 innings.

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League Stu Cole
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Duane Espy
A Modesto Nuts California League Jerry Weinstein
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Joe Mikulik
Short-Season A Tri-City Dust Devils Northwest League Fred Ocasio
Rookie Casper Ghosts Pioneer League Tony Diaz
[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/corpama01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/paulife01.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lopezjo01.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/w/wiggity01.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lindsma01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/mortecl01.shtml
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/moralfr01.shtml
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/p/paulife01.shtml
  9. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lopezjo01.shtml
  10. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/e/ellisma01.shtml
  11. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/j/jimenub01.shtml
  12. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/millwke01.shtml
  13. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/k/kouzmke01.shtml
  14. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/yearly/debut.php?y=2011&l=NL
  15. ^ http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110921&content_id=25015352&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb
  16. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/affiliate.cgi?id=COL

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