ALL-TIME TEAMS

Colorado Rockies All-Time Team

Greatest Baseball Teams
C     Jeff Reed Jeff Reed
We'll platoon Reed, a solid catcher who spent 17 years in baseball because of his defensive skills, with Joe Girardi. Reed the lefty and Girardi from the right side of the plate.
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1B     Todd Helton Todd Helton
The best player to spend his entire career with the Rockies, Helton had a .316 career average and topped 30 homers six times. He finished in the top ten in MVP voting three times.
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2B     Eric Young Eric Young
The popular leadoff man led the NL in stolen bases in '96 and topped 30 steals nine times. He spent five years in Colorado, where he was an All-Star.
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SS     Troy Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki
The power-hitting shortstop also won a Gold Glove with the Rockies. He hit 188 home runs in a decade in Colorado. Twice he was fifth in MVP voting.
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3B     Vinny Castilla Vinny Castilla
Castilla hit 239 homers for the Rox, including 40 in three straight seasons from 1996-98. Returned for a second stint in the thin air in 2004 and led the league in RBIs.
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LF     Carlos Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez
Gonzalez won a batting title in 2010, his first full season in the Rox lineup. That season he also led the NL in hits and had 34 homers and 117 RBIs. Though he was only 30 in 2016. CarGo already ranks in the top five in most offensive categories for Colorado.
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CF     Ellis Burks Ellis Burks
Was third in MVP voting in 1996 with the Rox when he hit .342, scored 142 runs, had 211 hits, 45 doubles, 40 homers, 128 RBIs, 32 steals and led the NL in slugging.
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RF     Larry Walker Larry Walker
Won three batting titles and an MVP award with the Rockies. Extremely popular player who five gold gloves in Colorado and two elsewhere in right field. Career .334 average in a Colorado uniform.
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DH     Andres Galarraga Andres Galarraga
The Big Cat spent five seasons with the Rox, where he put up his gaudiest numbers. He topped 40 homers twice in Colorado and batted .316 as a Rockie. In 19 seasons he clubbed 399 homers.
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SP     Ubaldo Jimenez Ubaldo Jimenez
Who else? Jimenez' career ERA with Colorado was 3.66, much better than any other starter who spent much time in the thin air of Denver. Won 19 games and was third in Cy Young voting in 2010.
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SP     Aaron Cook Aaron Cook
Cook's 72 wins for Colorado rank second in franchise history. A control specialist, Cook somehow managed to allow few homers pitching at Coors Field.
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SP     Jeff Francis Jeff Francis
The lefty had three seasons of 13 or more wins for the Rox, the most in team history. Pitched very well in the NL playoffs in 2007 for Colorado.
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SP     Jorge De La Rosa Jorge De La Rosa
Has spent eight years in the Rox rotation through '16, most in franchise history. Is the all-time team leader in wins and starts and has a winning record for Colorado.
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SP     Jason Jennings Jason Jennings
Jennings was NL Rookie of the Year in 2002 when he went 16-8 for the Rockies. Won 58 games for Colorado in six seasons.
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RP     Brian Fuentes Brian Fuentes
Holds the franchise record with 115 saves, and he was a three-time All-Star for the Rockies. The hard-throwing lefty led the NL with 48 saves for the Dodgers in 2009.
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RP     Steve Reed Steve Reed
The setup man pitched in more games for the Rockies than any other man, serving in the Colorado bullpen for seven seasons. he recorded 95 holds for the team. Reed pitched 14 seasons for seven teams.
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RP     Huston Street Huston Street
Street was a hired gun in Colorado for three seasons, saving 35, 20 and 29 games for the Rockies. has more than 320 saves for his career, pitching for four teams through 2016.
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RP     Jose Jimenez Jose Jimenez
Jimenez saved 102 games for Colorado in just four seasons. An arm injury ended his career at the age of 30.
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RP     Bruce Ruffin Bruce Ruffin
The quintessential left-handed specialist, Ruffin was a converted starter. He was in the Colorado bullpen the first five years of their existence.
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C     Joe Girardi Joe Girardi
He could handle a pitching staff, but there wasn't much he could provide from the offensive side. In Colorado's inaugural season, Girardi was a team leader and very popular.
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SS     Neifi Perez Neifi Perez
A very good defensive shortstop who won a Gold Glove Award for Colorado in 2000. Perez was a slap-hitter who managed to hit .282 in Colorado. No one wore their hat higher on their head.
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2B     DJ LeMahieu DJ LeMahieu
has won a Gold Glove and been an All-Star already for the rox in his first six seasons. Tall for the position, DJ might develop more power. His career average at Coors is .339 but only .259 on the road.
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3B     Nolan Arenado Nolan Arenado
In his first three years he won the Gold Glove at third and he led the league in homers in 2015 with 42 bombs. Has a chance to be the best slugger in team history.
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OF     Dante Bichette Dante Bichette
He was Colorado's original matinee idol, hitting over .300 every season from 1993-98 and leading the NL in homers with 40 in 1995. Hit .588 with ten hits and four extra-base hits in the four-game playoff loss in 1995.
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LF     Matt Holliday Matt Holliday
Had a monster year in 2007 when he paced the league in doubles (50), hits (216), RBI (137), and batting (.340). Three times an All-Star with Rox and three-time Silver Slugger winner.
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CF     Dexter Fowler Dexter Fowler
"Daddy Long Legs" patrolled center for the Rox for five seasons, from 2009-13. Not spectacular, but solid.
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CF     Charlie Blackmon Charlie Blackmon
Has topped 20 homers and 40 stolen bases for Colorado in his short career through 2016. "Chuck Nazty" will add more power as he matures.
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RF/1B     Brad Hawpe Brad Hawpe
The big left-handed hitter averaged 25 homers, 93 RBIs, 33 doubles, and a .518 SLG from 2006-09 for Colorado. Can also play left, first, and DH.
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