2006 Colorado Rockies season

2006 Colorado Rockies season

Template:MLB yearly infobox 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

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

  • 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

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
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

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
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

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

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

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
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References

  • 2006 Rockies
  • 2006 Colorado Rockies team page at www.baseball-almanac.com