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Charlie Blackmon | Outfielder

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Charlie Blackmon had a nice day at the plate in Friday's loss to the Padres, going 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored.
Blackmon also drew a walk in the contest, reaching safely in three of his four plate appearances atop the order. The 28-year-old is hitting .290 (9-for-31) with a homer and three RBI. As long as he's hitting in the second slot of the Rockies lineup, he should once again provide plenty of mixed league value in 2015. Mar 28 - 1:36 AM

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Charlie Blackmon homered and scored twice in Saturday's Cactus League loss to the Indians.

The homer was Blackmon's first of the spring, also giving him his first RBI. The outfielder broke out in 2014, hitting .288/.335/.440 with 19 homers and 28 steals, but some regression is expected in his follow-up campaign. Still, the combination of power and speed in Coors Field makes him plenty mixed league worthy.
Mar 21 - 7:19 PM

Charlie Blackmon said Wednesday after his Cactus League debut that the pain in his abdomen is mostly gone.

Blackmon finished 0-for-2 with a strikeout against the Mariners, but the results aren't important right now. What matters is that he's over his early-camp abdominal discomfort and ready to get properly tuned up for the start of the 2015 regular season. Blackmon, 28, batted .288/.335/.440 with 19 home runs, 72 RBI, 28 stolen bases, and 82 runs scored in 154 games last year.
Mar 11 - 5:56 PM

Charlie Blackmon (abdomen) will make his first Cactus League appearance on Wednesday.

Blackmon had been dealing with abdominal tightness. It's not much more than a minor injury and he should be ready to go for Opening Day. Blackmon put up a breakout season for the Rockies in 2014, picking up the slack for injured stars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez. He slashed .288/.335/.440 to go with 19 home runs and 28 stolen bases.
Mar 11 - 12:45 PM

Charlie Blackmon (abdomen) is expected to make his Cactus League debut within the next couple days.

Blackmon is a little behind the other Rockies' hitters due to minor abdominal tightness, but he's progressing nicely. As long as he doesn't have a setbacks, he'll have plenty of time to get in enough at-bats prior to Opening Day.
Mar 8 - 3:52 PM

Charlie Blackmon is not in Wednesday's Cactus League lineup due to slight abdominal discomfort.

He's expected to take batting practice Wednesday, so it doesn't sound like something that will keep him out of the lineup for long. Blackmon is coming off a breakout season in which he batted .288/.335/.440 with 19 home runs and 28 stolen bases.
Mar 4 - 1:53 PM

Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports report the Rockies have discussed Charlie Blackmon in trade talks with multiple teams.

Blackmon was a first-time All-Star in 2014, hitting .288/.335/.440 with 19 homers and 28 stolen bases, but he's already 28 years old and the club feels they may be able to sell him at his peak value. The team is said to be looking for starting pitching in return, and the duo name the Cubs, Rangers, Braves and Orioles as possible suitors. If the Rockies were to deal Blackmon, they would likely turn to Drew Stubbs while also signing a complementary outfielder on the free agent market.
Jan 17 - 5:14 PM

Charlie Blackmon is not in Thursday's lineup against the Diamondbacks.

He's sitting with southpaw Vidal Nuno on the mound. Drew Stubbs will start in center field.
Thu, Sep 18, 2014 04:40:00 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 2-for-5 with an RBI triple and a stolen base in a win over the Padres on Sunday.

The triple was Blackmon's second of the season, giving him 68 RBI. He's also got 26 stolen bases this year. Blackmon is hitting .286/.332/.435 in his breakout campaign.
Sun, Sep 7, 2014 09:32:00 PM

Charlie Blackmon delivered a walk-off single on Monday against the Giants.

Blackmon had been 0-for-5 coming into his at-bat in the bottom of the ninth inning. He singled off of Sergio Romo to score Michael McKenry and send the fans (if there are any left) home happy with a 10-9 win. Blackmon struggled in August (.245/.291/.363), but his season numbers are strong (.289/.335/.441) and hopefully this hit can get him fired up for the last month of the year before the Rockies end their lost season.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 10:10:00 PM

Charlie Blackmon hit his second home run in as many days Sunday, going 2-for-4 in a loss to the Diamondbacks.

Blackmon hit a solo home run in the fourth inning, the only damage the Rockies could do against Diamondbacks starter Chase Anderson. He's now got 17 homers in the year, with 64 RBI and 69 runs scored. The All-Star is hitting .289/.335/.441 overall.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 10:23:00 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in Sunday's win over the Marlins.

Blackmon has been doing a good job setting the table over the last week, scoring eight runs in his last six games. He went 7-for-13 in the weekend series against the Marlins, bringing his line up to .291/.340/.438. He's not the All-Star he was in the first half, but Blackmon should remain a productive player through the end of the season.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 08:46:00 PM

Charlie Blackmon (ankle) went 1-for-5 with a double in his return to action Monday against the Nationals.

Blackmon rolled his right ankle on Saturday, but X-rays came back negative. He sat out Sunday's game, but should be good to go moving forward.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 04:24:00 AM

Charlie Blackmon (ankle) is not in the Rockies' lineup Sunday.

Blackmon turned his ankle during Saturday's game, though he gutted it out in the 11-inning affair. X-rays came back clean and he is considered day-to-day. Drew Stubbs is in center field Sunday.
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Charlie Blackmon finished 5-for-5 with an RBI but the Rockies fell to the Twins on Saturday.

Colorado actually out-hit Minnesota 13-12 but lost the game 9-3. Blackmon did his part, smacking singles in the first, third, fifth, seventh, and ninth innings. He has a strong .306/.352/.483 batting line on the year.
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 08:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Nick Hundley
2Michael McKenry
3Audry Perez
1B1Justin Morneau
2Wilin Rosario
2B1D.J. LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
3Charlie Culberson
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Cristhian Adames
3Rafael Ynoa
4Omar Quintanilla
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Kyle Parker
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Drew Stubbs
3Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
2Roger Bernadina
Starting Pitcher
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Kyle Kendrick
3Jordan Lyles
4Tyler Matzek
5David Hale
6Jon Gray
7Eddie Butler
8Christian Bergman
9Tyler Chatwood
Relief Pitcher
R1LaTroy Hawkins
2Adam Ottavino
3Rex Brothers
4Boone Logan
5Christian Friedrich
6John Axford
7Rafael Betancourt
8Brooks Brown
9Jairo Diaz