Colorado Rockies: The best Rockies to wear each uniform number (#31-#40)

DENVER - APRIL 8: Larry Walker #33 of the Colorado Rockies joggs back to the base during the game against the Houston Astros at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on April 8, 2002. The Rockies won 8-4. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
DENVER - APRIL 8: Larry Walker #33 of the Colorado Rockies joggs back to the base during the game against the Houston Astros at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on April 8, 2002. The Rockies won 8-4. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) /
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Colorado Rockies pitcher Jason Jennings pitches against the San Francisco Giants Thursday Aug. 28, 2003 at Coors Field in Denver. The Rockies defeated the Giants 6-1, with Jennings record going to 11-12. (Photo by Ken Levine/Getty Images)
Colorado Rockies pitcher Jason Jennings pitches against the San Francisco Giants Thursday Aug. 28, 2003 at Coors Field in Denver. The Rockies defeated the Giants 6-1, with Jennings record going to 11-12. (Photo by Ken Levine/Getty Images) /

Number 32- Jason Jennings

This was a really close battle between Tyler Chatwood and Jason Jennings but the winner is Jennings. Chatwood wore 32 from 2012-2013 and again in 2016-2017 (LaTroy Hawkins wore it from 2014 through 2015). However, Chatwood only made four starts in 2014 before getting Tommy John surgery and missing the entire 2015 season.

In the four seasons that he wore the number, he pitched to a 9.5 bWAR (excluding his hitting) with a 33-35 record and an ERA of 4.17 (114 ERA+).

Jennings, on the other hand, pitched to a 54-55 record with an ERA of 4.75 (103 ERA+) and a bWAR of 10.1 in the five seasons that he wore number 32. The main thing that made me personally put Jennings ahead of Chatwood is that he won the NL Rookie of the Year Award in 2002 and Chatwood did not get any accolades but either way you go, it’s really close.

Number 33- Larry Walker

No shocker on this one. Considering that only Chris Jones and Justin Morneau were the only guys who wore the number, Walker didn’t have much competition but considering that he is going into the Hall of Fame as a Rockie, it wasn’t a competition.

In 10 seasons as a Rockie, he hit .334/.426/.618 with an OPS+ of 148. He was an All-Star four times, six NL MVP rankings including his 1997 win, five Gold Glove wins, and two NL Silver Slugger Award wins. In those 10 seasons, he also amassed a bWAR of 48.3.

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