Sunday Stats: Desmond A Powerful Road Force

Ian Desmond has not enjoyed the strong start to a season that he would like. There, however, is no debating the fact that he has been a key weapon for the Rockies on the road, where they have struggled over the years.

Desmond hit his 13th road home on Saturday in the Rockies 3-1 victory at Dodger Stadium. He's second in MLB, and tied for first in the NL in road home runs. He also has 30 RBI on the road, tied for 10th in MLB, and fifth in the NL in road RBI.

Road Warrior

Player Team HR Player Team RBI
Mike Trout LAA 15 Evan Gattis Hou 38
Ozzie Albies Atl 13 Kyle Seager Sea 38
Ian Desmond Col 13 Jed Lowrie Oak 36
Paul Goldschmidt Ari 13 Nick Markakis Atl 33
Mookie Betts Bos 12 Ozzie Albies Atl 31
Matt Davidson CWS 12 Javier Baez ChC 31
Jose Ramirez Cle 12 Paul Goldschmidt Ari 31
Kyle Seager Sea 12 Mitch Haniger Sea 31
Charlie Blackmon Col 11 Mike Trout LAA 31
Khris Davis Oak 11 Ian Desmond Col 30
Jed Lowrie Oak 11 Rafael Devers Bos 30
Albert Pujols LAA 30

With three consecutive wins, the Rockies are 41-42, which equals the ninth best 83-game recod in franchise history. It's one victory ahead of 2007, when the Rockies made their only World Series appearance, but three games back of the 2009 Wild-Card team, five behind 1995's Wild-Card team, and seven behind last year's Wild-Card team.

Season W L Pct. Scored Allowed Diff Season Place
2017 48 35 0.578 418 386 32 87-75 3 Wildcard
1995 46 37 0.554 444 430 14 77-67 2 Wildcard
2000 45 38 0.542 515 459 56 82-80 4
2010 45 38 0.542 397 357 40 83-79 3
2009 44 39 0.53 413 380 33 92-70 2 Wildcard
1997 43 40 0.518 496 466 30 83-79 3
2006 43 40 0.518 391 376 15 76-86 4
2003 42 41 0.506 447 436 11 74-88 4
1996 41 42 0.494 507 519 -12 83-79 3
2011 41 42 0.494 374 362 12 73-89 4
2013 41 42 0.494 390 364 26 74-88 5
2018 41 42 0.494 388 432 -44 TBD 4 TBD
2007 40 43 0.482 383 411 -28 90-73 2 NL Pennant