- Nice little 5 game winning streak, of course the Rox still stand at 22-29 but let's stay positive and look amazingly at the fact they have score 53 runs in that span. That is a healthy offense which kind of makes your starting pitching look surprisingly good although only 2 starters got wins in those 5 games
- One of the stranger at bats I have seen was in the bottom of 6th when Rox relief pitcher, Ottavino, was at the plate. He started his at bat against Capuano, a leftie, and then for some unknown reason, in the middle of the at bat Dodger Manager, Mattingly, brought in the rightie, Jamie Wright. Ottavino had a count of 2-2 and was batting right handed and then with Wright in, he switched sides and batted leftie and promptly struck out. How often does a switch hitter get the opportunity to bat from both sides of the plate in the same at bat let alone a relief pitcher!
- When this homestand began CarGo was batting .302. He is now batting .335. Pretty impressive 5 game run for the Pony. Quick facts:
2012 League Ranks:
• 5th in NL in BA (.335)
• 2nd in NL in HR (14)
• 1st in NL in RBI (45)
• 1st in NL in R (44)
• 1st in NL in SLG (.649)
• 3rd in NL in OPS (1.052)
Would be neat to see a run for the triple crown. Of course Coors would play a prominent role in that. He is batting .400 at home, .266 on the road. Slugging .790 at home and .500 on the road.
- According to High Heat Stats, LA grounded into 2 DPs, the Rockies 1. Team W% by GIDP, since 2011: 0 – .513 (1541-1462); 1 – .504 (1188-1168); 2 – .460 (381-447); 3 – .474 (83-92); 4 or more – .308 (12-27).