2012 Colorado Rockies season

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2012 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)
(Tony Guevara)
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The Colorado Rockies' 2012 season was the franchise's 20th in Major League Baseball. It involved the Rockies' 18th season of playing their home games at Coors Field.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 30, 2011: Chris Iannetta was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for Tyler Chatwood.[1]
  • November 30, 2011: Ramón Hernández was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[2]
  • December 7, 2011: Huston Street was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later. The San Diego Padres sent Nick Schmidt (minors) (December 9, 2011) to complete the trade.[3]
  • December 8, 2011: Ian Stewart was traded by the Colorado Rockies with Casey Weathers (minors) to the Chicago Cubs for Tyler Colvin and DJ LeMahieu.[4]
  • December 16, 2011: Michael Cuddyer was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[5]
  • January 16, 2012: Seth Smith was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Oakland Athletics for Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman.[6]
  • January 18, 2012: Jamie Moyer was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[7]
  • January 21, 2012: Marco Scutaro was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Colorado Rockies for Clayton Mortensen.[8]
  • February 6, 2012: Jeremy Guthrie was traded by the Baltimore Orioles to the Colorado Rockies for Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom.[9]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West standings[edit]

National League West W L Pct. GB Home Road
(3) San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580 48–33 46–35
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 8 45–36 41–40
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 13 41–40 40–41
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 18 42–39 34–47
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 30 35–46 29–52


NL Wild Card[edit]

Division leaders W L Pct.
Washington Nationals 98 64 0.605
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 0.599
San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 +6
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 2
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 5
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 7
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 0.488 9
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 12
New York Mets 74 88 0.457 14
Miami Marlins 69 93 0.426 19
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 24
Chicago Cubs 61 101 0.377 27
Houston Astros 55 107 0.340 33


Record vs. opponents[edit]

Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL HOU LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 2–5 5–4 2–5 9–7 6–0 12–6 5–3 3–3 3–4 2–4 3–4 7–11 9–9 1–5 2–4 9–6
Atlanta 5–2 3–4 1–5 6–1 4–2 3–3 14–4 3–3 12–6 12–6 3–2 4–3 3–4 5–1 8–10 8–10
Chicago 4–5 4–3 4–12 2–4 8–5 2–4 2–4 4–13 4–2 2–4 8–8 3–3 1–6 7–10 1–6 5–10
Cincinnati 5–2 5–1 12–4 5–1 10–5 2–4 3–3 9–6 6–2 3–4 11–7 6–2 4–3 6–7 2–5 7–8
Colorado 7–9 1–6 4–2 1–5 5–2 8–10 3–4 5–1 5–2 2–7 2–4 8–10 4–14 2–5 4–3 2–13
Houston 0–6 2–4 5–8 5–10 2–5 2–4 2–4 8–9 4–2 3–3 5–12 3–5 1–8 4–11 1–7 6–9
Los Angeles 6–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–8 4–2 4–2 1–6 4–3 5–2 6–1 11–7 8-10 6–5 4–2 6–9
Miami 3–5 4–14 4–2 3–3 4–3 4–2 2–4 4–4 4–12 8–10 1–4 5–1 5–2 2–5 9–9 5–13
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 13–4 6–9 1–5 9–8 6–1 4–4 3–2 2–5 11–4 3–4 2–4 6–9 3–5 6–9
New York 4–3 6–12 2–4 2–6 2–5 2–4 3–4 12–4 2–3 10–8 5–2 4–3 4–4 4–3 4–14 8–7
Philadelphia 4–2 6–12 4–2 4–3 7–2 3–3 2–5 10–8 5–2 8–10 3–4 4–3 2–4 5–2 9-9 5–10
Pittsburgh 4–3 2–3 8–8 7–11 4–2 12–5 1–6 4–1 4–11 2–5 4–3 1–5 3–3 8–7 3–2 10–8
San Diego 11–7 3–4 3–3 2–6 10–8 5–3 7–11 1–5 4–3 3–4 3–4 5–1 6–12 3–3 2–3 8–7
San Francisco 9–9 4–3 6–1 3–4 14–4 8–1 10–8 2–5 4–2 4–4 4–2 3–3 12–6 3–3 1–5 7–8
St. Louis 5–1 1–5 10–7 7–6 5–2 11–4 5–6 5–2 9–6 3–4 3–4 7–8 3–3 3–3 3–4 8–7
Washington 4–2 10–8 6–1 5–2 3–4 7–1 2–4 9–9 5–3 14–4 9-9 2–3 3–2 5-1 4-3 10–8


Transactions[edit]

  • June 4, 2012: Jamie Moyer was released by the Colorado Rockies.[10]
  • June 8, 2012: Jeff Francis was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[11]
  • June 12, 2012: Esmil Rogers was sold by the Colorado Rockies to the Cleveland Indians.[12]
  • July 20, 2012: Jeremy Guthrie was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Kansas City Royals for Jonathan Sánchez.[13]
  • July 27, 2012: Marco Scutaro was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the San Francisco Giants for Charlie Culberson.[14]

Major League Debuts[edit]

  • Batters
    • Josh Rutledge (Jul 13)
    • Matt McBride (Aug 4)
    • Rafael Ortega (Sep 30)
  • Pitchers
    • Christian Friedrich (May 9)
    • Edwar Cabrera (Jun 27)
    • Will Harris (Aug 13)
    • Rob Scahill (Sep 11)[15]

Roster[edit]

2012 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

Legend
  Rockies win
  Rockies loss
  Postponement
Bold Rockies team member
2012 Game Log

Player stats[edit]

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 Wilin Rosario 117 396 107 .270 28 71
1B Todd Helton 69 240 57 .238 7 37
2B Marco Scutaro 95 377 102 .271 4 30
SS Josh Rutledge 73 277 76 .274 8 37
3B Jordan Pacheco 132 475 147 .309 5 54
LF Carlos González 135 518 157 .303 22 85
CF Dexter Fowler 143 454 136 .300 13 53
RF Michael Cuddyer 101 358 93 .260 16 58

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
Colvin, TylerTyler Colvin 136 420 122 .290 18 72
Nelson, ChrisChris Nelson 111 345 104 .301 9 53
LeMahieu, DJDJ LeMahieu 81 229 68 .297 2 22
Herrera, JonathanJonathan Herrera 86 225 59 .262 3 12
Hernández, RamónRamón Hernández 52 184 40 .217 5 28
Tulowitzki, TroyTroy Tulowitzki 47 181 52 .287 8 27
Young, Jr., EricEric Young, Jr. 98 174 55 .316 4 15

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
Francis, JeffJeff Francis 24 113.0 6 7 5.58 76
White, AlexAlex White 23 98.0 2 9 5.51 64
Pomeranz, DrewDrew Pomeranz 22 96.2 2 9 4.93 83
Guthrie, JeremyJeremy Guthrie 19 90.2 3 9 6.35 45
Friedrich, ChristianChristian Friedrich 16 84.2 5 8 6.17 74
Chacín, JhoulysJhoulys Chacín 14 69.0 3 5 4.43 45

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
Ottavino, AdamAdam Ottavino 53 79.0 5 1 4.56 81
Chatwood, TylerTyler Chatwood 19 64.2 5 6 5.43 41
Nicasio, JuanJuan Nicasio 11 58.0 2 3 5.28 54
Moyer, JamieJamie Moyer 10 53.2 2 5 5.70 36
Torres, CarlosCarlos Torres 31 53.0 5 3 5.26 42

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 80 3 8 3 3.71 69
Brothers, RexRex Brothers 75 8 2 0 3.86 83
Reynolds, MattMatt Reynolds 71 3 1 0 4.40 51
Roenicke, JoshJosh Roenicke 63 4 2 1 3.25 54
Betancourt, RafaelRafael Betancourt 60 1 4 31 2.81 57


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 Lenn Sakata
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Joe Mikulik
Short-Season A Tri-City Dust Devils Northwest League Fred Ocasio
Rookie Grand Junction Rockies Pioneer League Tony Diaz
[16]

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Asheville

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/chatwty01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/hernara02.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/streehu01.shtml
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/colvity01.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/cuddymi01.shtml
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/o/outmajo01.shtml
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/moyerja01.shtml
  8. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/scutama01.shtml
  9. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/guthrje01.shtml
  10. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/moyerja01.shtml
  11. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/f/francje01.shtml
  12. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/rogeres01.shtml
  13. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/sanchjo01.shtml
  14. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/scutama01.shtml
  15. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/yearly/debut.php?y=2012&l=NL
  16. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/affiliate.cgi?id=COL