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Charlie Blackmon | Outfielder

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-4 with an RBI, helping the Rockies eke out a win against the Athletics on Tuesday.
Blackmon singled in a run in the fifth inning against Chris Bassitt to break a scoreless tie. The outfielder is batting a productive .275/.348/.443 with 10 home runs, 34 RBI, and 21 stolen bases. Jul 1 - 1:19 AM

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Charlie Blackmon provided the Rockies their only run with a homer in Monday's loss to the Athletics.

Blackmon finished 1-for-5, drilling a solo shot in the eighth inning to put the Rockies on the board. He's posting similar numbers as last season, batting .275/.349/.446 with 10 home runs and 33 RBI, but he's really turned things up in the stolen base department. Blackmon has stolen 21 bases already in less than half a season compared to 28 last year.
Jun 30 - 12:53 AM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies' lineup Sunday.

He's on the bench with the Giants throwing lefty Madison Bumgarner. Brandon Barnes is covering center field with Blackmon out.
Jun 28 - 1:35 PM

Charlie Blackmon finished 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in Saturday's 5-1 defeat of the Brewers.

Blackmon also had a big night Friday, going 2-for-4 with an RBI triple, a walk, and a stolen base. He hit a two-run shot in the fifth inning Saturday and added an RBI single in the seventh. Blackmon is now batting .271/.343/.442 with nine homers, 26 RBI, 17 stolen bases, and 38 home runs in 67 games this season.
Jun 20 - 6:50 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple, a walk, and a stolen base Friday against the Brewers.

Many were predicting Blackmon to take a step back this season and while his struggles against lefties has pulled down his batting average, he's still providing a lot of value as Colorado's leadoff man. The 28-year-old has eight home runs, 23 RBI, 16 steals and 37 runs scored through 66 games.
Jun 20 - 12:49 AM

Charlie Blackmon hit a leadoff home run, helping the Rockies take an early lead and eventually beat the Marlins on Sunday.

Blackmon ripped a Dan Haren offering to right field in the first inning to lead off the ballgame. It's the eighth of the year for the outfielder, who has also knocked in 21 and is batting .265/.338/.419 with 14 stolen bases.
Jun 14 - 4:35 PM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies starting lineup on Saturday against the Marlins.

It's nothing more than a regular day of rest for the outfielder. Brandon Barnes will take his place in center field and hit eighth for the Rockies while D.J. LeMahieu slides up to the leadoff spot in the Rockies order.
Jun 13 - 1:36 PM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies' lineup Friday.

It's just a day of rest. Brandon Barnes is in center field with Blackmon on the bench.
May 29 - 3:40 PM

Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run homer in Saturday's loss to the Giants.

Blackmon socked his 411-foot shot off of Chris Heston in the fifth inning as the Rockies tried to mount a comeback from a 7-1 deficit. The team came close, but ultimately ended up on the wrong side of a 10-8 score. Blackmon finished the game 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored. The 28-year-old outfielder is now hitting .273/.335/.455 and represents a tiny ray of sunshine for his 15-25 club.
May 23 - 9:42 PM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies' lineup against the Angels on Wednesday.

With left-hander Hector Santiago on the mound, the Rockies will start Drew Stubbs in center field Wednesday. The 28-year-old is batting .292/.347/.513 with five homers and four steals on the year.
May 13 - 7:16 PM

Charlie Blackmon doubled and belted a solo homer Saturday in his return to the lineup.

Blackmon missed a game due to the flu, but obviously he's fine. The outfielder sports a .300/.354/.511 batting line with three longballs and 12 RBI this season.
May 3 - 8:20 AM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies starting lineup for Friday's showdown against the Padres.

Blackmon has been battling a stomach bug, but is steadily improving and could return to the Rockies lineup on Saturday. The Rockies will roll with Drew Stubbs in center field on Friday.
May 1 - 6:39 PM

Charlie Blackmon hit a solo home run in the third inning of Friday's win over the Giants.

Blackmon finished the game 2-for-5. In addition to the home run, he also hit a single. Blackmon's slashing .269/.342/.478 in April, with two home runs, eight RBI and nine runs scored. He continues to have value in mixed leagues thanks to his position in the lineup leading off and his speed, though he was thrown out trying to steal in Friday's contest. In 2014, Blackmon swiped 28 bags in 38 attempts.
Apr 25 - 3:33 AM

Charlie Blackmon took Clayton Kershaw deep on Friday for his first homer of the season.

That's the kind of thing that will help keep him in the lineup against left-handers. Blackmon spent most of last April hitting over .400, but he's been quieter this month, batting .263 with six runs scored, four RBI and one steal in 38 at-bats. He'll have value in mixed leagues for as long as the Rockies continue leading him off.
Apr 18 - 1:48 AM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies' lineup Friday.

Neither is Justin Morneau, as manager Walt Weiss is going with Drew Stubbs in center field and Wilin Rosario at first base against left-hander Travis Wood. Expect this to be the standard setup when the Rockies are facing a southpaw.
Apr 10 - 12:00 PM

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3Ben Paulsen
2B1D.J. LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Corey Dickerson
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
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3Chad Bettis
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5David Hale
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