Sunday by Comparison: The Story of the Emergence of Trevor

In his third big-league season, Trevor Story is establishing himself as one of the premiere players in the big leagues. He has always been an elite defensive player, but this year, he has continued to grow offensively. He currently leads NL shortstops in average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, home runs, doubles and RBI. He also ranks third among shortstops in the NL with 17 stolen bases.

The Story of Offensive Impact

Player Team G AB 2B HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Trevor Story Rockies 122 466 34 25 83 17 .294 .351 .549
Jose Peraza Reds 120 481 26 7 40 18 .289 .331 .403
Brandon Crawford Giants 118 424 27 11 45 .269 .339 .420
Asdrubal Cabrera Mets/Phillies 117 443 28 20 66 .269 .321 .472
Trea Turner Nationals 124 504 18 15 52 32 .268 .336 .413
Jordy Mercer Pirates 106 355 26 6 37 .262 .329 .397
Addison Russell Cubs 111 381 20 5 37 .257 .325 .354
Miguel Rojas Marlins 121 386 11 9 45 .256 .306 .355
Chris Taylor Dodgers 120 440 27 13 53 .248 .322 .434
Ketel Marte Diamondbacks 119 416 20 10 45 .248 .317 .416

The Rockies are just two wins shy of the best record after 123 games in franchise history. Their 67-56 start is the third best in franchise history, wedged in between the four seasons in which the Rockies have advanced to the post-season.

Checking in at the 123 Mark

Year W L Pct. RS RA Rdiff Final Finish Postseason
2009 69 54 0.561 628 547 81 92-70 2 Wildcard
2017 68 55 0.553 644 590 54 87-75 3 Wildcard
2018 67 56 0.545 578 592 -14 67-56 2
1995 65 58 0.528 667 662 5 77-67 2 Wildcard
2007 63 60 0.512 627 588 39 90-73 2 NL Pennant
2010 63 60 0.512 566 534 32 83-79 3
1996 62 61 0.504 731 738 -7 83-79 3
2000 61 62 0.496 745 691 54 82-80 4
2003 61 62 0.496 667 648 19 74-88 4
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