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The Colorado Rockies' 1995 season was the 3rd for the Rockies. The team competed in the National League West, finishing with a record of 77-67, 2nd in the division. This earned the Rockies the 1995 National League Wild Card, and a first round matchup in the playoffs against eventual World Series champion, the Atlanta Braves. The Braves won this first round series in four games, with the Rockies taking game three.

Offseason

  • November 14, 1994: Trenidad Hubbard was signed as a Free Agent with the Colorado Rockies.

Regular season

Larry Walker signed with the Colorado Rockies, where hitter-friendly Coors Fieldmarker contributed to an instant boom in his statistics. Walker was a major factor in Colorado's winning 1995 season, hitting .301 with 36 home runs and 101 RBI. He remains in the top ten in many offensive categories for the Rockies.

Season standings

Transactions

  • April 8, 1995: Larry Walker was signed as a Free Agent with the Colorado Rockies.
  • June 1, 1995: Todd Helton was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1995 amateur draft. Player signed July 1, 1995.
  • July 31, 1995: Bret Saberhagen was traded by the New York Mets with a player to be named later to the Colorado Rockies for Juan Acevedo and Arnold Gooch (minors). The New York Mets sent David Swanson (minors) (August 4, 1995) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Jason Bates (Apr 26)
    • Jorge Brito (Apr 30)
    • Craig Counsell (Sep 17)
    • Quinton McCracken (Sep 17)
  • Pitchers:
    • Juan Acevedo (Apr 30)
    • Roger Bailey (Apr 27)
    • Bryan Rekar (Jul 19)

Roster

1995 Colorado Rockies
Roster
Pitchers CatchersInfielders Outfielders ManagerCoaches


Player stats

= Indicates team leader


Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Pos Player G AB R H 2B 3B Avg. HR RBI SB
C Joe Girardi 125 462 63 121 17 2 .262 8 55 3
1B Andres Galarraga 143 554 89 155 29 3 .280 31 106 12
2B Eric Young 120 366 68 116 21 9 .317 6 36 35
3B Vinny Castilla 139 527 82 163 34 2 .309 32 90 2
SS Walt Weiss 137 427 65 111 17 3 .260 1 25 15
LF Dante Bichette 139 579 102 197 38 2 .340 40 128 13
CF Mike Kingery 119 350 66 94 18 4 .269 8 37 13
RF Larry Walker 131 494 96 151 31 5 .306 36 101 16


Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
Jason Bates 116 322 42 86 .267 8 46 3


Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO


Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO


Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO


NLDS

Atlanta Braves vs. Colorado Rockies

Atlanta wins series, 3-1

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Atlanta - 5, Colorado - 4 October 3 Coors Fieldmarker 50,040
2 Atlanta - 7, Colorado - 4 October 4 Coors Fieldmarker 50,063
3 Colorado - 7, Atlanta - 5 October 6 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadiummarker 51,300
4 Colorado - 4, Atlanta - 10 October 7 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadiummarker 50,027


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