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Colorado Rockies

 
The Colorado Rockies are located in Denver and is one of the most popular Major League Baseball teams that are a member of the Western Division of the National League. They were founded in the year 1991 and started playing in 1993. It is understood that they are a relatively new teams compared to the other teams.
 
History of the Colorado Rockies
 
In the April of 1994, the Colorado Rockies beat Montreal by 6 games to 5. It was a record win for the first time in the history of the franchise. They finished at the last spot of the National League of the same year with 53-64. In the very next year, the franchise acquired the free agent Larry Walker who played for the Montreal Expos prior to this. That year, the Colorado Rockies ended their season with a record of 77-67 and moved up to the 2nd place in the West Division.
 
On 4th April 1999, the Colorado Rockies defeated the National League Champions San Diego Padres on the opening day. On 19th June 2007, they registered their second straight victory against the New York Yankees. The match took place at the Coors Field. More recently, the year 2009 was very significant for the team because it was known as the Era of Jim Tracy. The franchise recorded some of their best wins of the season in the same year.
 
Facts & Figures
 
Major league titles
 
  • World Series titles (0) 
  • NL Pennants (1) 2007 
  • NL West Division titles (0) 
  • Wild card berths (3) 1995, 2007 & 2009
 
Colorado Rockies 2010 Spring Training roster
 
Pitchers
 
  • 49 Al Alburquerque
  • 34 Matt Belisle
  • 45 Jhoulys Chacín 
  • 28 Aaron Cook
  • 60 Manuel Corpas
  • 31 Matt Daley
  • 63 Rafael Betancourt
  • 35 Taylor Buchholz
  • 29 Jorge de la Rosa
  • 47 Samuel Deduno
  • 61 Edgmer Escalona
  • 67 Chaz Roe
  • 48 Esmil Rogers
  • 27 Greg Smith
  • 16 Huston Street
  • 53 Randy Flores
  • 26 Jeff Francis
  • 46 Jason Hammel
  • 38 Ubaldo Jiménez
  • 40 Shane Lindsay
  • 56 Franklin Morales
  • 62 Juan Nicasio 
  • 54 Greg Reynolds
 
Catchers
 
  • 21 Miguel Olivo
  • 20 Chris Iannetta
  • 8 Michael McKenry 
 
Infielders
 
  • 10 Chris Nelson 
  • 9 Ian Stewart
  • 2 Troy Tulowitzki
  • 12 Clint Barmes
  • 23 Jason Giambi
  • 50 Héctor Gómez
  • 17 Todd Helton
  • 6 Melvin Mora
 
Outfielders
 
  • 7 Seth Smith
  • 19 Ryan Spilborghs
  • 3 Eric Young, Jr.
  • 24 Dexter Fowler
  • 5 Carlos González
  • 11 Brad Hawpe
 
Spring Training non-roster invitees
 
Pitchers
 
  • 58 Juan Rincón
  • 32 Justin Speier
  • 97 Joe Beimel
  • 44 Tim Redding
 
Infielders
 
  • 18 Jonathan Herrera
 
Coach/Manager
 
Manager
 
·        4 Jim Tracy
 
Coaches
 
  • 30 Glenallen Hill (first base)
  • 22 Tom Runnells (bench)
  • 55 Jim Wright (bullpen)
  • 36 Bob Apodaca (pitching)
  • 25 Don Baylor (hitting)
  • 43 Rich Dauer (third base) 

 

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