2006 Colorado Rockies season

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 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

  • 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

Season standings

National League West

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Diego Padres 8874 0.543 43–38 45–36
Los Angeles Dodgers 8874 0.543 49–32 39–42
San Francisco Giants 7685 0.472 11½ 43–38 33–47
Arizona Diamondbacks 7686 0.469 12 39–42 37–44
Colorado Rockies 7686 0.469 12 44–37 32–49

Record vs. opponents

2006 National League Records

Source:
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona6–14–24–212–72–44–58–103–31–61–55–19–108–114–31–54–11
Atlanta1–66–14–33–311–83–43–32–47–117–113–37–23–44–210–85–10
Chicago2–41–610–92–42–47–84–28–83–32–56–90–72–411–82–44–11
Cincinnati2–43–49–105–14–210–50–69–103–42–49–72–42–59–65–16-9
Colorado 7–123–34–21–53–34–24–152–41–53–43–310–910–82–78–011–4
Florida4–28–114–22–43–33–41–57–08–116–135–23–33–31–511–79–9
Houston5–44–38–75–102–44-33–310–52–42–413–33–31–59–74–47–11
Los Angeles 10–83–32–46–015–45–13–34–23–44–36–45–1313–60–74–25–10
Milwaukee3–34–28–810–94–20–75–102–43–35–17–94–36–37–91–56–9
New York6–111–73–34–35–111–84–24–33–311–85–45–23–34–212–66–9
Philadelphia5-111–75–24–24–313–64–23–41–58–113–32–45–13–39–105–13
Pittsburgh1–53–39–67–93–32–53–134–69–74–53–31–56–16–93–33–12
San Diego10–92–77–04–29–103–33–313–53–42–54–25–17–124–25–17–8
San Francisco11–84–34–25–28–103–35–16–133–63–31–51–612–71–41–58–7
St. Louis3–42–48–116–97–25-17–97–09–72–43–39–62–44–14–35–10
Washington5–18–104–21–50–87-114–42–45–16–1210–93–31–55–13–47–11

Transactions

  • 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

  • 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

2006 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game log

2006 game log

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

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

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 Freeman8817341.237218
Ryan Spilborghs6716748.287421
Luis González6114936.242214
Kazuo Matsui3211339.345219
Danny Ardoin3510921.19302
Vinny Castilla15214.19014

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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 Cook32212.29154.2392
Jason Jennings32212.09133.78142
Jeff Francis32199.013114.16117
Josh Fogg31172.01195.4993
Byung-Hyun Kim27155.08125.57129

Other pitchers

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 Corpas3532.1123.6227
David Cortés3029.1314.3014
Jeremy Affeldt2727.1426.9120
Scott Dohmann2724.2116.2022

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
José Mesa791513.8639
Tom Martin682005.0746
Ray King671414.4323
Brian Fuentes6634303.4473
Ramón Ramírez614303.4661

Awards and accomplishments

Farm system

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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References

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