Colorado Rockies: A look at their first half report cards

Jun 15, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies third baseman Ryan McMahon (24) on deck in the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 15, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies third baseman Ryan McMahon (24) on deck in the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports /
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Colorado Rockies pitcher Austin Gomber
Jun 19, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Austin Gomber (26) delivers a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports /

Colorado Rockies home starting pitching: A-

At Coors Field, the Colorado Rockies starting pitching staff has an ERA of 3.45, which is the 10th-best home ERA for a team in baseball. Considering that Coors Field is a hitter-friendly park, that would make their stats look even better.

Austin Gomber has been phenomenal at Coors Field as, in his first five starts there, his ERA was 0.95.

The Rockies starters are in the top ten in nearly every other stat at home as well and if they aren’t in the top 10, they are in the top half.

Colorado Rockies road starting pitching: F

On the other hand, the Colorado Rockies have one of the worst starting pitching staffs in baseball when they are on the road. In comparison to every other MLB starting pitching staff on the road, the Rockies are 28th in ERA at 5.67. They are dead last in opponent batting average (.288), 26th in OBP (.344), and dead last in slugging percentage (.494).

They are in the bottom five in nearly every other stat as well.

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