Sunday by Comparison: Rockies Mastering Inter-League Play

With five inter-league games remaining, the Rockies have already clinched their 10th season of .500 or better against AL teams, and are one victory shy of the most wins for the franchise in a single season in inter-league play. 

Success at Expense of AL

Season W L Pct Sv SvOP ERA Avg. R/PG
2009 11 4 .733 8 9 4.02 .278 5.07
2006 11 4 .733 3 7 2.96 .283 5.87
2018 10 5 .667 5 6 4.12 .281 4.87
2003 9 6 .600 5 6 6.00 .290 6.00
2010 9 6 .600 4 5 4.43 .275 4.73
1997 9 7 .563 2 4 5.43 .295 5.94
2007 10 8 .556 4 7 3.94 .273 5.39
2011 8 7 .533 5 8 5.06 .270 5.33
2017 10 10 .500 5 7 3.61 .252 4.85
2000 6 6 .500 1 4 6.39 .316 6.75

The Rockies go into Sunday's series finale with Oakland -- and their final home game of the year against an AL team -- having won eight of 10 inter-league games in July, and with a 7-2 home field record in inter-league play. Their final four inter-league games are on the road -- at the Astros and at the Angels. They split two games with both teams at Coors Field.

Taming the AL West

Date Opp Result
May 8 Angels 4-2
May 9 Angels 0-8
June 15 at Rangers 9-5
June 16 at Rangers 2-5
June 17 at Rangers 12-13
July 6 at Mariners 7-1
July 7 at Mariners 5-1
July 8 at Mariners 4-6
July 13 Mariners 10-7
July 14 Mariners 4-1
July 15 Mariners 4-3
July 24 Astros 2-8
July 25 Astros 3-2
July 27 A's 3-1
July 28 A's 4-1
July 29 A's
Aug. 14 at Astros
Aug. 15 at Astros
Aug. 27 at Angels
Aug. 28 at Angels

The Rockies have equaled their second-best record after 103 games in franchise history, and one of only seven seasons in which they have had a winning record after 103 games.

The Winning Ways of 2018

Tm W L W-L% RS RA Rdiff Twl Rank Postseason
2017 58 45 .563 549 503 46 87-75 3 Wildcard
2019 56 47 .544 508 458 50 92-70 2 Wildcard
2018 56 47 .544 497 501 -4 TBD TBD TBD
1995 54 49 .524 556 549 7 77-67 2 Wildcard
1996 54 49 .524 629 641 -12 83-79 3
2010 53 50 .515 495 453 42 83-79 3
2007 52 51 .505 500 494 6 90-73 2 NL Pennant
2016 51 52 .495 525 520 5 75-87 3
2003 51 52 .495 552 560 -8 74-88 4
2000 50 53 .485 628 599 29 82-80 4

 

 

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