Tuesday by Comparison: Story Writing Quite a Tale

Rockies shortstop Trevor Story homered twice and drove in five runs in the Rockies 9-8 victory against the Giants on Monday, the ninth time in his career he has had at least two home runs and four RBI in a game. Story is one of seven players in Rockies history to have nine or more such games, tied with Nolan Arenado, and six games behind franchise all-time leader Vinny Castilla.

Power Surge

Story All-Time
Date Opponent HR RBI Player Games
4/4/2016 at D-backs W 10-5 2 4 Vinny Castilla 15
4/8/2016 vs. Padres L 13-6 2 4 Carlos Gonzalez 12
7/7/2016 vs. Phillies W 11-2 2 4 Todd Helton 12
7/23/2016 vs. Braves W 8-4 2 5 Andres Galarraga 11
8/16/2017 vs. Braves W 17-2 2 6 Larry Walker 10
5/12/2018 vs. Brewers W 4-0 2 4 Nolan Arenado 9
6/9/2018 vs. D-Backs L 12-7 2 4 Trevor Story 9
8/4/2018 at Brewers L 8-4 2 4
9/3/2018 vs. Giants W 9-8 2 5

With the win on Monday, the Rockies moved back into first place in the NL West, and have the second-best record in franchise history after 137 games. They are two games shy of 1995 in terms of the latest in a season (in terms of games played) that the franchise has been in first place. 

This is only the eighth time in franchise history the Rockies have had a winning record at the 137-game point in a season.

The 137-Game Mark

Year W L W-L% RS RA Rdiff Twl Rank Postseason
2009 77 60 0.562 692 605 87 92-70 2 Wildcard
2018 75 62 0.547 644 658 -14 TBD TBD TBD
2010 73 64 0.533 645 596 49 83-79 3
1995 74 63 0.54 741 735 6 77-67 2 Wildcard
2017 73 64 0.533 693 656 37 87-75 3 Wildcard
2007 71 66 0.518 697 651 46 90-73 2 NL Pennant
1996 70 67 0.511 825 823 2 83-79 3
2000 70 67 0.511 824 749 75 82-80 4
1997 67 70 0.489 766 780 -14 83-79 3
2016 66 71 0.482 738 709 29 75-87 3