Tag Archives: Colorado Rockies

Who has been a better defender at third base: Arenado or Machado?

They’re both excellent. But one has an edge that you might not know about.

Odd season for Jon Gray, capped by slider struggles

By ANDREW ZENNER Jon Gray’s 2018 season has been something of a roller coaster ride. Following a 2017 campaign in which he posted a 3.67 ERA and 3.18 FIP in 20 starts, along with a start in the NL Wild Card game, Gray earned the opening day nod for the Rockies in 2018. Things didn’t […]

Which infielders are best at making the toss-up plays?

BY HARRIS YUDIN Since the start of the 2017 season, 325 infielders have been the primary fielder on a ball in play with a Sports Info Solutions Defensive Difficulty rating of 3 (1-5 scale). In this piece, we will identify the best and worst at each infield position at converting such plays. A play with […]

Appreciating a .134-hitting catcher – for great defense

By LINDSAY ZECK Rockies catcher Tony Wolters is hitting .134 so far this season—third worst of all catchers with at least 50 plate appearances, ahead of only Alex Avila and Roberto Pérez. So why haven’t the Rockies sent him down to the minors and brought up the hot-hitting Tom Murphy from Albuquerque? Murphy is currently […]