Contained in the numbers of the wacky Padres-Rockies collection

Baseball has by no means seen a collection fairly just like the four-game set between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies this weekend at Coors Area. A report variety of runs, two epic comebacks, 15 hits — by one man.

In case you missed it, the collection went like this:

Thursday: A comparatively pedestrian 9-6 win for the Rockies.

Friday: A shocking rally and three homers by Hunter Renfroe led to a 16-12 Padres win.

Saturday: A 3rd straight four-hit recreation by Charlie Blackmon sparked Colorado’s 14-Eight victory.

Sunday: One other enormous San Diego comeback for a 14-13 win, with Jon Grey strolling within the go-ahead run in his first profession aid look.

Here is a better have a look at among the wackiness:

— The 92 whole runs have been probably the most ever in a four-game collection within the trendy period (since 1900), surpassing the 88 scored by the Phillies and Brooklyn Dodgers in Might 1929, in line with Elias Sports activities Bureau analysis. The ultimate tally for the collection break up: Rockies 48, Padres 44.

— Whereas the 44 runs was probably the most ever by the Padres in a four-game collection, the Rockies’ whole of 48 ranked solely fourth on their gaudy listing.



Charlie Blackmon turns into the primary participant within the trendy period with 15 hits in a Four-game set and simply the third participant since World Battle II to take action in any single collection.

— The groups mixed for 131 hits, probably the most in a four-game collection since 1922, with 15 — sure, 15 — coming from Blackmon alone. That is probably the most by a participant in a four-game collection within the trendy period. Blackmon entered the collection hitting .305; by the tip of the collection, his common was as much as .336. As a crew, the Rockies gained 10 factors on their batting common.

— After hitting three house runs Friday, Renfroe added two extra Sunday. He bumped his OPS from .877 to .952.

— Sunday’s recreation was 9-Eight Rockies after 2½ innings, and Colorado led 13-Eight after six and 13-10 going into the ninth. However Greg Garcia tied it for the Padres with a two-out, two-run triple. The Rockies then selected to deliberately stroll the subsequent two hitters, organising a matchup between Grey and pinch hitter (and pitcher) Matt Strahm. Grey walked Strahm on six pitches to plate the go-ahead run.

This season, groups which have trailed by at the very least 5 runs after the sixth inning are Three-251. Two of the three wins have been by San Diego on this collection, with the opposite coming Friday evening when …

— The Padres trailed 11-5 within the ninth inning, however tied it with a six-run outburst that included Renfroe’s third homer of the sport and a two-out, two-run single by Fernando Tatis Jr. to tie it. San Diego scored 5 extra within the 12th inning for the primary win in franchise historical past when trailing by six or extra runs getting into the ninth inning. The Padres had been Zero-766 in such conditions, in line with Elias analysis. Additionally they have been the primary street crew to win when getting into the ninth trailing by six or extra runs since Might 2005. Street groups had been Zero-Three,805 over that span, in line with Elias.

— The Padres have been the primary crew to beat deficits of three or extra runs within the ninth inning or later in a number of video games of the identical collection because the Astros did it to the Padres in 1989, in line with Elias analysis.

What would possibly these groups do for an encore? Whereas the Rockies will make a few visits to Petco Park, that is not practically the hitters’ paradise that Coors is. We’ll have to attend till Sept. 13-15 for the Padres’ return journey to Colorado.

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