Colorado Rockies: A look at All-Star snubs throughout their history

DENVER, CO - JUNE 19: Adam Ottavino #0 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the New York Mets in the seventh inning of a game at Coors Field on June 19, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - JUNE 19: Adam Ottavino #0 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the New York Mets in the seventh inning of a game at Coors Field on June 19, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) /
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TOKYO, JAPAN – NOVEMBER 16: Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies heads home after hitting a three-run homer in the third inning during the game four of Samurai Japan and MLB All Stars at Tokyo Dome on November 16, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN – NOVEMBER 16: Justin Morneau #33 of the Colorado Rockies heads home after hitting a three-run homer in the third inning during the game four of Samurai Japan and MLB All Stars at Tokyo Dome on November 16, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images) /

In 2014, the Rockies had two All Stars that represented them at Target Field in Minneapolis in Charlie Blackmon (who got his first All Star nod) and Troy Tulowitzki (who started the game at shortstop).

Again, the Rockies had a few guys that were snubbed from the team. First off, first baseman Justin Morneau had a great start to his Rockies career with these numbers.

First or Second Half
Split G PA AB R H 2B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip tOPS+ sOPS+
1st Half 89 359 335 38 105 20 13 60 16 38 .313 .345 .501 .847 .318 96 137

He didn’t make the All Star team in the US but, as you can see above, he went to Japan after the season was over and was a part of the “MLB All Stars” team.

Corey Dickerson, who was in his first full season at the major league level, was another guy who put up some good numbers in the first half.

First or Second Half
Split G PA AB R H 2B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip tOPS+ sOPS+
1st Half 70 236 210 37 68 14 11 35 23 53 .324 .390 .576 .966 .385 109 171

The Rockies also had LaTroy Hawkins as a closer, and he pitched very well in the first half of the season.

First or Second Half — Game-Level
Split W L W-L% ERA G GF SV IP H R ER BB SO WHIP SO9 SO/W
1st Half 2 2 .500 2.45 35 31 17 33.0 27 12 9 9 14 1.091 3.8 1.56
First or Second Half
Split G PA AB R H 2B HR BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip tOPS+ sOPS+
1st Half 35 135 125 12 27 8 2 .216 .267 .328 .595 .227 83 68

2015

The Rockies had three of their four infielders as All Stars in 2015, as Nolan Arenado, Troy Tulowitzki, and DJ LeMahieu all represented the Rockies in Cincinnati.

The Rockies probably should have had another All Star in Charlie Blackmon, as he also posted some great numbers in the first half of the season.

First or Second Half
Split G GS PA AB R H 2B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip sOPS+
1st Half 87 82 380 337 52 98 15 11 40 23 28 65 .291 .360 .463 .823 .330 132
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