Colorado Rockies: Top Five Center Fielders in Franchise History
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Number 2- Dexter Fowler (9.0 bWAR, 8.4 fWAR, part of six seasons as a Rockie)
Dexter Fowler was one of the Rockies’ better players in the lean years that were the early 2010s and he was the first Rockies player to ever be the primary center fielder for more than two seasons.
As a Rockie, he hit .270/.365/.423 with an OPS+ of 101. The Rockies traded him to the Astros before his final season prior to free agency (2014) for Jordan Lyles and Brandon Barnes.
Number 1- Charlie Blackmon (17.1 bWAR, part of nine seasons as a Rockie)
Charlie Blackmon is currently the Rockies right fielder but he played center field for most of his time as a Rockie and that’s why he is at the top of this list.
He was the primary center fielder for four seasons (2015-2018) so Fowler was actually primary center fielder for a longer period of time than Blackmon but Blackmon was more dominant in his four seasons.
In those four seasons, he hit .308/.372/.526 with an OPS+ of 122. In those seasons, he was an All-Star twice, won a Silver Slugger Award twice, and he ranked in NL MVP voting twice, including a fifth-place finish in 2017.
No doubt: Charlie Blackmon is the best center fielder in Colorado Rockies history.