Colorado Rockies Starting Lineup 9/26/20 Rockies Lineup

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When we look at the central core of the Rockies' batting lineup, it would be easy to conclude this team is going to be explosive. Colorado might have the most impressive 2 through 5 set of hitters in baseball, or at least as good as anyone else. The problems with many unflattering projections for overall team performance heading into 2020 must involve the pieces surrounding this block of strong bats. There is potential power at the leadoff, but limited speed.

If opposition pitching can navigate through the top five, the bottom of the Colorado order isn't frightening anyone. Pitching in Colorado is always a problem for both the home team and the visitors. The Rockies have a couple of decent pitchers at the top of the rotation. It is the average to below average estimates of the bottom three that is troubling. Colorado also doesn't have a strong bullpen to protect situations where they do jump to an early lead.

Updated: 27 minutes ago

Rockies Starting Lineup

1. R. Tapia , (L), LF
2. K. Pillar , (R), RF
3. C. Blackmon , (L), DH
4. T. Story , (R), SS
5. J. Fuentes , (R), 3B
6. D. Murphy , (L), 1B
7. E. Diaz , (R), C
8. R. McMahon , (L), 2B
9. G. Hampson , (R), CF
Pos Pitcher
P German Marquez G. Marquez (R)
Pos Pitcher Rating GS Record IP Batters Faced Hits Runs ER HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P German Marquez G. Marquez (R)
92
12 3-6 24.2 315 73 38 34 6 24 66 .210% .076% 1.3 .306
Pos Hitter Rating Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
LF Raimel Tapia R. Tapia (L)
81
1 49 197 54 45 6 2 1 16 23 8 2 .309 .361 .383 .744
RF Kevin Pillar K. Pillar (R)
67
2 23 92 28 20 5 1 2 13 14 4 1 .322 .359 .471 .830
DH Charlie Blackmon C. Blackmon (L)
91
3 57 239 66 47 12 1 6 40 30 2 1 .308 .364 .458 .822
SS Trevor Story T. Story (R)
94
4 57 250 66 39 13 3 11 27 40 14 3 .292 .360 .522 .882
3B Josh Fuentes J. Fuentes (R)
67
5 28 94 28 21 5 0 2 15 13 1 0 .315 .330 .438 .768
1B Daniel Murphy D. Murphy (L)
92
6 39 128 28 22 3 0 3 15 9 0 0 .235 .276 .336 .612
C Elias Diaz E. Diaz (R)
67
7 24 64 13 11 1 0 1 7 2 0 0 .220 .281 .288 .569
2B Ryan McMahon R. McMahon (L)
82
8 50 185 36 21 6 1 8 24 22 0 1 .220 .303 .415 .717
CF Garrett Hampson G. Hampson (R)
68
9 51 176 38 27 3 3 5 11 24 6 1 .239 .295 .390 .685

Most Common Rockies Lineups

5 Games Game
1. David Dahl
2. Trevor Story
3. Charlie Blackmon
4. Nolan Arenado
5. Daniel Murphy
6. Ryan McMahon
7. Raimel Tapia
8. Sam Hilliard
9. Tony Wolters
3 Games Game
1. Raimel Tapia
2. Trevor Story
3. Charlie Blackmon
4. Nolan Arenado
5. Kevin Pillar
6. Matt Kemp
7. Josh Fuentes
8. Elias Diaz
9. Garrett Hampson
3 Games Game
1. Raimel Tapia
2. Trevor Story
3. Nolan Arenado
4. Charlie Blackmon
5. Daniel Murphy
6. Matt Kemp
7. Ryan McMahon
8. Sam Hilliard
9. Tony Wolters
3 Games Game
1. Garrett Hampson
2. Trevor Story
3. Charlie Blackmon
4. Nolan Arenado
5. Daniel Murphy
6. Raimel Tapia
7. Ryan McMahon
8. David Dahl
9. Tony Wolters
3 Games Game
1. David Dahl
2. Trevor Story
3. Charlie Blackmon
4. Nolan Arenado
5. Matt Kemp
6. Ryan McMahon
7. Garrett Hampson
8. Chris Owings
9. Drew Butera
2 Games Game
1. Raimel Tapia
2. Kevin Pillar
3. Trevor Story
4. Charlie Blackmon
5. Josh Fuentes
6. Ryan McMahon
7. Elias Diaz
8. Sam Hilliard
9. Garrett Hampson

2020 Recent Rockies Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
9/26 @ ARI L 0-4 Zac Gallen Z. Gallen (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Kevin Pillar K. Pillar Trevor Story T. Story Charlie Blackmon C. Blackmon Josh Fuentes J. Fuentes Ryan McMahon R. McMahon Matt Kemp M. Kemp Elias Diaz E. Diaz Garrett Hampson G. Hampson
9/24 @ SF W 5-4 Kevin Gausman K. Gausman (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Kevin Pillar K. Pillar Trevor Story T. Story Charlie Blackmon C. Blackmon Josh Fuentes J. Fuentes Ryan McMahon R. McMahon Garrett Hampson G. Hampson Sam Hilliard S. Hilliard Tony Wolters T. Wolters
9/24 @ SF L 2-7 Caleb Baragar C. Baragar (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Kevin Pillar K. Pillar Trevor Story T. Story Charlie Blackmon C. Blackmon Josh Fuentes J. Fuentes Ryan McMahon R. McMahon Elias Diaz E. Diaz Sam Hilliard S. Hilliard Garrett Hampson G. Hampson
9/23 @ SF L 2-5 Drew Smyly D. Smyly (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Kevin Pillar K. Pillar Trevor Story T. Story Charlie Blackmon C. Blackmon Josh Fuentes J. Fuentes Matt Kemp M. Kemp Ryan McMahon R. McMahon Garrett Hampson G. Hampson Tony Wolters T. Wolters
9/22 @ SF W 7-2 Johnny Cueto J. Cueto (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Raimel Tapia R. Tapia Kevin Pillar K. Pillar Charlie Blackmon C. Blackmon Trevor Story T. Story Josh Fuentes J. Fuentes Ryan McMahon R. McMahon Elias Diaz E. Diaz Sam Hilliard S. Hilliard Garrett Hampson G. Hampson

FAQ

Colorado is a lineup loaded with names, but they struggle away from home with severe home-road splits. The Rockies tend to have a lot of names come in and out of the lineup due to injuries. Ryan McMahon and Garrett Hampson have been long time prospects ready for playing time, and that will be the case again this year. The left side of the infield is still where the power is with Trevor Story and Nolan Arenado. Both hit in the top half of the lineup with Charlie Blackmon, who is looking to be more consistent in 2020. The rest of the lineup is rather weak, with a platoon split at catcher. Matt Kemp also made the roster, but it is still up in the air as far as what version we will see of him.

Who Will DH For The Rockies?

Raimel Tapia and Matt Kemp are both expected to carry the DH job in Colorado for 2020. Tapia is a left-handed bat who will start more against right-handed pitching, while Kemp is a righty who crushes left-handed pitching.

Is Matt Kemp Starting In Colorado?

Matt Kemp is not a full-time starter in Colorado, but he will be in the lineup against left-handed pitching given his track record. With the Rockies being mostly left-handed, Kemp stayed on the roster.

Does Daniel Murphy Start?

Daniel Murphy continues to start at the age of 35. He plays first base for the Colorado Rockies. He is coming off of a down 2019 and will look to rebound in Colorado, where players can take advantage of good hitting conditions.

What Is The Best Rockies Lineup Of All-Time?

The 1997 Colorado Rockies were a powerhouse on offense. This was Larry Walker's best season, where he hit 49 home runs and had a .366 average. Andres Galarraga also hit 41 home runs and .318. Dante Bichette and Vinny Castilla had career years as well.

What Is The Worst Rockies Lineup Of All-Time?

The Rockies haven't had any terribly bad teams, but 2012 was about as bad as it could get. While they put up decent runs at home, they struggle don the road and also allowed plenty of runs against.

Who Has Played The Most Games For The Rockies?

Todd Helton is the leader in games played for the Colorado franchise. He has played in 2,247 games, stretching from 1997 to 2013. He went to five All-Star Games and had over 2,500 hits in his career.