Found February 20, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
What the Colorado Rockies did as a baseball club last year was unsightly.  At 64-98, they finished 30 games back of the Giants in the NL West.  Only the Houston Astros, who mostly resemble a AA team, kept them from baseball’s worst record. The Rockies’ pitching staff gave up a startling 890 runs on the season. No other NL team allowed more than 794. Colorado, playing 81 games at Coors Field, still mustered up the 3rd most runs scored in the senior circuit but their woeful pitching staff made sure that was a non-factor. Consider these pitching stats from 2012: The Rockies had MLB’s worst team ERA at 5.22. Next worse was 4.78 (Cleveland). The starters’ combined ERA you ask? 5.81. Over the course of 162 games, the starting rotation posted just 27 quality starts. 27!! The Twins were second worst with 62 and the Mets led the league with 101. 27? 566 walks were issued by Colorado pitching in 2012, 3rd worst in baseball. Their 1,144 strikeouts ranked 24th best. Opposing hitters hit .290 a...
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