2009 Colorado Rockies season

2009 Colorado Rockies
NL Wild Card
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 92–70 (.568)
Divisional place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Charles & Dick Monfort
General manager(s) Dan O'Dowd
Manager(s) Clint Hurdle, Jim Tracy
Local television

FSN Rocky Mountain

Drew Goodman
George Frazier
Jeff Huson
Local radio KOA (English)
Jeff Kingery
Jack Corrigan
KMXA (Spanish)
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The Colorado Rockies' 2009 season is a season in American baseball, in which the Rockies won their third Wild Card title, and second in three years. The Rockies drew 2,665,080 fans for the season, their highest total since 2002. The average home attendance was 32,902 fans.

Offseason

  • November 10, 2008: Matt Holliday was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Oakland Athletics for Carlos González, Huston Street, and Greg Smith.[1]
  • January 6, 2009: Luis Vizcaíno was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Chicago Cubs for Jason Marquis.[2]
  • February 1, 2009: Matt Belisle was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[3]
  • April 5, 2009: Jason Hammel was traded by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Colorado Rockies for Aneury Rodríguez.[4]

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 9567 0.586 50–31 45–36
Colorado Rockies 9270 0.568 3 51–30 41–40
San Francisco Giants 8874 0.543 7 52–29 36–45
San Diego Padres 7587 0.463 20 42–39 33–48
Arizona Diamondbacks 7092 0.432 25 36–45 34–47

Wild Card standings

NL Wild Card
W L Pct. GB
Colorado Rockies9270.568
San Francisco Giants8874.5434
Florida Marlins8775.5375
Atlanta Braves8676.5316
Chicago Cubs8378.516
Milwaukee Brewers8082.49412
Cincinnati Reds7884.48114

Record vs. opponents

2009 National League Records

Source:
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona3–44-21–57-115–35–47-112–55–21–56–111-75-132–41–55–10
Atlanta4–34–23–64–48-103-34–33–313–510-83–43–33–44–210-87–8
Chicago2-42–410-52–44–311–63–510-73-31–510-44–54-26-105–26–9
Cincinnati5-16-35-100-73-312-41-58-72-42-513-51-63-38-83-46-9
Colorado11-74-44-27-02-42-54-146-03-42-46-310-88-106-16-011-4
Florida3-510-83-43-34-24–33-33-411-79-92-44-23-43-312-610-8
Houston4–53-36-114-125-23-44–35-101-56-210-56-12-46-93-36-9
Los Angeles11-73-45-35-114-43-33-43–35-14-34-310-811-72-53-29-9
Milwaukee5-23-37-107-80-64-310-53-33-34-39-52-44-59-95-35-10
New York2-55-133-34-24-37-115-11-53-36-124-32-55-34-510-85–10
Philadelphia5-18-105-15-24-29-92-63-43-412-64-25-23-44-115-36-12
Pittsburgh1-64-34-105-133-64-25-103-45-93-42-43-42-45-105-38–7
San Diego7-113-35-46-18-102-41-68-104-25-22-54-310-81-64-25–10
San Francisco13-54–32–43–310-84–34–27-115-43–54–34–28-104–34–29–6
St. Louis4-22-410-68-81-63-39-65-29-95-41-410-56-13-46–19–6
Washington5-18-102-54-30-66-123-32-33-58-103-153-52-42-41-67–11

Transactions

  • July 23, 2009: Rafael Betancourt was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Colorado Rockies for Connor Graham (minors).[5]
  • July 31, 2009: Joe Beimel was traded by the Washington Nationals to the Colorado Rockies for Ryan Mattheus and Robinson Fabian (minors).[6]
  • August 24, 2009: Jason Giambi was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies.[7]
  • August 31, 2009: José Contreras was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Colorado Rockies for Brandon Hynick (minors).[8]

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Eric Young, Jr. (Aug 25)
    • Mike McCoy (Sep 9)
  • Pitchers:
    • Matt Daley (Apr 25)
    • Jhoulys Chacín (Jul 25)
    • Esmil Rogers (Sep 12) [9]

Roster

2009 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Game log

2009 Game Log

Postseason

2009 Post-Season

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 Chris Iannetta 93 289 66 .228 16 52
1B Todd Helton 151 544 177 .325 15 86
2B Clint Barmes 154 550 135 .245 23 76
SS Troy Tulowitzki 151 543 161 .297 32 92
3B Ian Stewart 147 425 97 .228 25 70
LF Seth Smith 133 335 98 .293 15 55
CF Dexter Fowler 135 433 115 .266 4 34
RF Brad Hawpe 145 501 143 .285 23 86

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
Garrett Atkins12635480.226948
Ryan Spilborghs13335285.241848
Carlos González8927879.2841329
Yorvit Torrealba6421362.291231
Jason Giambi19247.292211

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
Ubaldo Jiménez33218.015123.47198
Jason Marquis33216.015134.04115
Jorge De La Rosa33185.01694.38193
Jason Hammel34176.21084.33133
Aaron Cook27158.01164.1678

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
Josh Fogg2445.2023.7427
Matt Belisle2431.0315.5222
Juan Rincón2626.1327.5225
Rafael Betancourt3225.1311.7829
Joel Peralta2724.2036.2022

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
Huston Street6441353.0670
Matt Daley571104.2455
Franklin Morales403274.5041
Alan Embree362205.8412
Manuel Corpas351315.8824

Notes

Farm system

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

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References

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