Colorado Rockies trade history: 5 trivia questions to test your knowledge

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Colorado Rockies general manager Bill Schmidt

May 16, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Rockies interim general manager Bill Schmidt before the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

With Major League Baseball currently in the middle of a lockout, the Colorado Rockies and other MLB teams have seen free agent signings and trades come to a halt. However, once the lockout is over, it’s expected that the Rockies will make some moves to boost a lineup that went 74-87 last season and hasn’t been the postseason since the 2018 campaign.

But will those moves come via trade? Will the Colorado Rockies shake up their roster through player swaps? If they do, it’s worth taking a look back at some of the recent history the Rockies have via trades with certain teams while others haven’t worked with Colorado on a deal in quite some time.

Let’s take a look at some previous trades made by the Colorado Rockies and see if readers can answer these trivia questions

Let’s focus on five questions that deal with the trade history of the Rockies. We will ask the questions on this page, and then provide the answers on the next two pages.

As a note, all answers contained in this article come from Baseball-Reference.com. By that site’s definition, a trade can also include any time a player is purchased by or from another team without a player coming in return.

Question 1

With which MLB franchise has the Rockies made the most trades?

Question 2

With which National League franchises have the Rockies made the fewest trades? (Hint: It’s a three-way tie)

Question 3

With which American League franchises have the Rockies made the fewest trades? (Hint: It’s a four-way tie)

Question 4

Which MLB franchise holds the longest span for not trading with the Rockies?

Question 5

Which National League West franchise holds the current record for most all-time trades with the Rockies?

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