Bard pitched the ninth inning of Saturday's 5-3 win against San Diego, allowing one run on two hits.
Bard entered in the ninth to protect a three-run lead and surrendered a leadoff double to Jurickson Profar, who eventually came around to score, but was able to secure the victory. The 36-year-old hasn't quite lived up to his 2020 comeback with a high 4.43 ERA though he has 16 saves, ranking 16th in baseball.
Bard (5-5) blew a save chance Friday but ended up earning the win after allowing a run on two hits and two walks while striking out three over an inning against the Dodgers.
Bard entered in the ninth trying to protect a one-run lead. He allowed two singles and a walk to load the bases before walking Justin Turner to knot the game up. The right-hander would then go on to strike out the next three batters to get out of the jam and extend the game. The Rockies went on to score three runs in the 10th, giving Bard his fifth win of the year. The 36-year-old owns a 3.98 ERA, 1.55 WHIP, 53:20 K:BB and has 15 saves over 40.2 innings this year.
Bard struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Wednesday to record his 15th save of the season in a 6-3 win over the Mariners.
The flamethrowing right-hander is a perfect 4-for-4 on save chances in July, and Bard has only been scored upon once in his last nine appearances. On the season, the 36-year-old sports a 3.86 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 50:18 K:BB through 39.2 innings.
Bard notched his 14th save in Sunday's 3-1 victory over the Padres, allowing one hit with two strikeouts in the ninth.
Bard has now saved back-to-back Colorado wins against San Diego as he navigated some of the Padres' big bats to record the save on Sunday. He concludes the season's first half with a 4.04 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 49:19 K:BB and 14 saves in 19 opportunities.
Bard saved Saturday's 3-0 win over the Padres, pitching a clean ninth.
Bard retired the heart of San Diego's order on just seven pitches to lock down his 13th save of the season. The veteran righty now owns a 4.17 ERA and 13 of Colorado's 15 saves. Bard has two saves and a win already through four July appearances.
Bard pitched a scoreless ninth inning, giving up one hit and one walk while striking out two to earn the save over the Cardinals on Saturday.
It was not the cleanest save for Bard, as he allowed a runner on second and third with two outs before striking out Dylan Carlson to end the game. The 36-year-old is 12-for-17 in save opportunities and has 12 of the Rockies' 14 saves. He has a 4.08 ERA and a 1.56 WHIP in 35.1 innings. Over his last four appearances, Bard has fired four scoreless innings and notched six strikeouts, picking up a pair of saves and a win.
Bard (4-4) won Thursday's 5-2 game with the Cardinals, allowing a walk with two strikeouts in a scoreless ninth.
Bard was deployed in the top of the ninth of a 2-2 game, shut down St. Louis, and became the winner when Elias Diaz launched a three-run, walk-off home run. It was the closer's first win in over a month as he lowered his ERA to 4.19. He sports an impressive 45 strikeouts in 34.1 innings compared to 15 walks.
Bard secured the save after giving up one hit in a scoreless inning Monday against Pittsburgh.
Bard was deployed in the ninth with a two-run lead, and after surrendering a leadoff single, he retired the next three batters to collect the save. It was a good sign to see the 36-year-old bounce back after blowing a save in his last outing Friday against Milwaukee, his fifth blown save of the campaign. Bard owns a 4.45 ERA and 1.58 WHIP with 41 punchouts across 32.1 innings on the season following Monday's outing.
Bard allowed two runs on one hit and one walk while striking out three in the ninth inning to blow the save in Friday's loss to the Brewers.
Bard picked up his 10th save of the season in Wednesday's win over the Mariners, but he was unable to preserve a two-run lead in Friday's matchup as the Rockies went on to lose in 11 innings. The right-hander still likely has decent job security as Colorado's closer given the team's lack of other options, but he's been charged with a loss and a blown save across his last three appearances.
Bard walked one and struck out one to record the save Wednesday against the Mariners.
Bard was called upon to record the final out of the game with the Rockies up by three. He walked the first batter he faced to bring the tying run to the plate, but struck out Jake Bauers to end the contest and record his 10th save of the season. It was a nice bounceback effort for Bard, as he had blown a save and taken a loss in his last two outings, respectively. Overall, he has a 4.15 ERA with a 38:13 K:BB across 30.1 innings.
Bard (3-4) gave up one run on three hits over one inning in Sunday's 7-6 loss to the Brewers.
Bard was called into a 6-6 game in the ninth, so it wasn't a save situation for the 35-year-old. He gave up the go-ahead run on a single by Daniel Vogelbach with one out. He's given up four runs in his last five appearances, raising his season ERA to 4.20 through 30 innings.
Bard allowed a run on a walk and two hits over one inning in Friday's win over Milwaukee. He struck out one and was charged with a blown save.
Bard entered the ninth inning with a 5-4 lead but coughed up an RBI double to Willy Adames to force extra innings. It was his first blown save since May 12 and he's now failed in four of his 13 chances this season. The veteran righty is sporting a 4.03 ERA and a 37:12 K:BB.
Bard allowed two runs on two hits and struck out one batter while earning a save over San Diego on Monday.
Bard served up a two-run shot to Trent Grisham but retired Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis to escape with his ninth save of the season. He entered the contest on a 12.1-inning scoreless streak but his season ERA jumped to 4.15 after allowing the home run. The 35-year-old has converted nine of his 12 save chances on the year and hasn't blown an opportunity since May 12.
Bard allowed one hit, one walk and hit a batter while striking out one across a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Wednesday against the Marlins.
Bard was called upon to maintain a one-run lead and managed to do so to earn his eighth save of the season. However, he ran into some struggles in the process by loading the bases before recording the final out. Despite the adventure, has now thrown 12.1 consecutive scoreless innings and is the clear closer in Colorado.
Bard picked up the save Sunday against the Rockies after tossing two scoreless innings, allowing two hits and striking out two.
Bard notched his seventh save of the season, but it was an odd one for the right-hander -- it was his first two-out save of the campaign. He's gone 5-for-6 in save chances since the start of May and has also gone six straight appearances without allowing a run.
Bard fired a perfect ninth inning, striking out two to earn the save in the win over the Rangers on Wednesday.
Bard retired the side to end Wednesday's game and he's now 6-for-9 in save opportunities. The 36-year-old has a 4.09 ERA and a 1.55 WHIP in 22 innings. Those aren't the numbers you'd typically want from a closer, but the lowly Rockies don't have many options. He will receive the majority of Colorado's save chances, but those situations will be limited. On a good note, he has struck out multiple batters in his last six appearances.
Bard (3-3) allowed no hits and one walk while striking out three in two scoreless innings to earn the win against the Pirates on Sunday.
Bard hasn't pitched since May 23, but he entered Sunday's game in the eighth inning with the Rockies trailing by one run. He earned his third win of the year after Colorado put two runs on the board in the top of the ninth. Bard has turned things around recently and has allowed just two runs (one earned) while striking out 14 in 10 innings across hit last eight appearances.
Bard recorded the save during Saturday's 7-6 win over the Diamondbacks with two strikeouts and one hit allowed during a scoreless ninth inning.
The 35-year-old appeared to be in trouble after giving up a leadoff double to David Peralta to put the tying run in scoring position, but he retired the next three hitters via two strikeouts and a foul popup. Bard has converted five of eight save chances with a 5.29 ERA, 1.82 WHIP and 21:8 K:BB across 17 innings, though he's given up only one earned run in his past seven outings.
Bard worked around a walk to throw a scoreless ninth inning and earn the save against the Reds on Friday.
Eugenio Suarez's two-run homer in the eighth inning created a save situation for Bard and the right-hander got the job done on 12 pitches. He has shut the door four times for Colorado, but he also has three blown saves and owns a 6.59 ERA. Clearly, he's still the No. 1 closer option, but Bard should be considered on thin ice in the role.
Bard gave up an unearned run with two strikeouts and two walks during the ninth inning to record the save Wednesday versus San Francisco.
The 35-year-old walked the first two batters he faced, and he allowed an unearned run when catcher Dom Nunez committed a throwing error while attempting to foil a stolen-base attempt. Bard picked up the save without surrendering an earned run, but it's hardly an encouraging performance as he threw only 15 of 30 pitches for strikes. He's converted three of five save chances and has an 8.10 ERA, 2.30 WHIP and 13:7 K:BB through 10 innings this season.
|Last 7 Games|
|07/31||@ SD||W 5-3||1||1.0||2||1||0||0|
|07/29||@ SD||L 0-3||1.0||1||2||1||2|
|07/23||@ LAD||W 9-6||1||1.0||2||1||2||3|
|07/21||vs SEA||W 6-3||1||1.0||0||0||0||1|
|07/18||vs LAD||W 6-5||1.0||0||0||0||0|
|07/11||@ SD||W 3-1||1||1.0||1||0||0||2|
|07/10||@ SD||W 3-0||1||1.0||0||0||0||0|
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|Minor League Pitching Stats|
|2012||AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox||32.0||31||1||0||3||2||0||32||29||31||7.03||1.875|
|2013||AA-Portland Sea Dogs||12.2||13||0||0||0||1||0||6||17||13||6.64||2.459|
|2013||R-Gcl Red Sox||1.2||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||6||1||15.00||5.833|
|2016||AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals||3.0||8||0||0||1||2||0||1||13||3||24.00||5.333|