Rockies vs. Giants stat pack

Rockies vs. Giants stat pack
April 8, 2013, 10:45 am
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Madison Bumgarner is a 5-3 with a 2.39 ERA in 11 career starts against the Rockies. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

Programming note: Rockies-Giants coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Stick around after the game for Giants Postgame Live!

The 5-1 Colorado Rockies come to town tonight for the start of a three-game series with the Giants. Madison Bumgarner takes the ball for the Giants, while Jorge De La Rosa goes for the Rockies in the series opener. The Rockies have won five straight games. These stats will help get you ready for entire series.

All 15 National League teams have played 6 games this season.

Fewest Runs Scored
N.L. Teams
Pirates           8
Cubs             13
Padres           14
Marlins          14
Giants           15

Most Runs Scored
N.L. Teams
Rockies          39
Reds              38
D-Backs         37
Cardinals       37
Mets              36

Last season the Giants destroyed the Rockies winning 14 of 18 games including the last 6 meetings.
Rockies/Giants 2012 Season Series

                         COL     SF
Wins                    4       14
Avg                  .268    .323
R/GM                4.2      6.9
HR                      9        20
Starters ERA     5.73    3.46
Bullpen ERA      7.62    4.31
--Giants 27-9 vs Rockies since 2011

Madison Bumgarner
Career vs Rockies
Starts                  11
Record               5-3*
ERA                   2.39
WHIP                 1.26
Quality Starts     9
*Won Last 5 Decisions

Madison Bumgarner
Career vs Rockies
                    In SF   In COL
Starts             5           6
Rec              2-1        3-2
ERA             1.13       3.53
Opp Avg      .215      .301
HR                  0           3

Madison Bumgarner
Career at AT&T Park
                        First 16 Starts     Last 25 Starts
Record                    1-8                    18-4
ERA                        5.02                    2.15*
Opp Avg                .320                     .212
K/ 9 IP                    6.8                       9.2
*5th Lowest Home ERA in MLB since June 26, 2011

The Rockies are 5-1 to start the 2013 season, which equals the best 6-game start in Rockies history. They also went 5-1 to start the 1995 campaign, a season in which they ended as the N.L. Wild Card. (The '95 Rockies went 6-1 in their first 7.)

2013 Colorado Rockies
                               N.L. Rank
39 Runs                       1st
.333 Average               1st
13 Home Runs             1st
.377 On Base Pct         1st
.568 Slug Pct               1st

Carlos Gonzalez
Career vs Giants as a Rockie
                         in SF           in COL
Games                28                29
AVG                  .198             .248
HR                       1                  5
RBI                      6                  22
OPS                   .571             .822

Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario already has 3 Home Runs this season:

Most Home Runs as a Catcher
Since Start of 2012
Wilin Rosario           COL -- 30
A.J. Pierzynski         CHW/TEX -- 26
Matt Wieters           BAL -- 24
Yadier Molina          STL -- 23
J. Saltalamacchia     BOS -- 23

Jorge De La Rosa
Career vs Giants as a Starter
Starts                  12
Record               7-3*
ERA                   2.95
Opp Avg           .211
Quality Starts       9
*Most Wins vs any Opponent

The Colorado Rockies have gone 108 straight games without their starting pitcher throwing 100 pitches. The last Rockies starter reach the century mark was Mark Guthrie on June 12, 2012 vs Oakland. Guthrie threw 102 that night.

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