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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 is not in the Rockies' lineup Friday.
He's on the bench with the Pirates starting Francisco Liriano. Brandon Barnes is in center field in Blackmon's place. Aug 28 - 3:35 PM

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Charlie Blackmon homered in a losing effort, finishing 2-for-4 against the Braves on Monday.

Blackmon gave the Rockies an early 1-0 lead with a solo home run to right field off of Julio Teheran, but the lead wouldn't last long. The homer extended the outfielder's hitting streak to 10 games. He's turned in a solid year for the woebegone Rockies, hitting .292/.356/.468 with 15 home runs, 49 RBI, and 33 stolen bases.
Aug 24 - 10:11 PM

Charlie Blackmon (flu) went 1-for-4 in the Rockies' loss to the Nationals on Wednesday night.

Blackmon was held out of the Rockies' starting lineup on Tuesday due to flu-like symptoms, but he's obviously feeling better now. The 29-year-old center fielder has an impressive .288/.352/.456 batting line with 13 homers and 31 steals in 117 games this season.
Aug 20 - 8:57 AM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies' starting lineup Tuesday night against the Nationals due to the flu.

Brandon Barnes is getting the start in center field and batting eighth versus Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann. Blackmon should be fine in a day or two.
Aug 18 - 4:57 PM

Charlie Blackmon is out of the Rockies' starting lineup on Monday night versus the Mets.

Drew Stubbs is starting in center field and hitting seventh. It's just a day of rest for Blackmon.
Aug 10 - 3:21 PM

Charlie Blackmon registered four hits, including two doubles, in six at-bats on Monday as the Rockies were felled by the Mariners.

Blackmon doubled to lead off the bottom of the first and came around to score on a Jose Reyes single. He added an RBI double in the sixth inning. It's been another fine year for the outfielder, who's hitting .298/.366/.471 with 12 home runs, 44 RBI, 29 stolen bases, and 64 runs scored.
Aug 4 - 12:21 AM

Charlie Blackmon went 2-for-4 with a double and triple in Saturday's win over the Cardinals.

With the big game, Blackmon's now hit six triples. He's slashing .292/.361/.464 with 12 homers and 44 RBI. The Rockies are playing out the string, but that's not Blackmon's fault, and he's hitting toward career highs in multiple offensive categories to this point in the season.
Aug 1 - 11:35 PM

Charlie Blackmon scored the winning run on a wild pitch in Friday's 6-5 win over the Reds.

With Ryan Mattheus pitching, Blackmon reached on an infield single with one out before stealing second base and moving over to third on a ground out from D.J. LeMahieu. Mattheus then threw a pitch in the dirt which trickled away from Tucker Barnhart and allowed Blackmon to scamper home with the winning run. Blackmon went 3-for-5 on the night and owns an impressive .296/.366/.466 batting line on the season.
Jul 25 - 12:45 AM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies' lineup Wednesday.

He's getting a breather with the Rangers throwing lefty Martin Perez. Drew Stubbs is handling center field in Blackmon's place.
Jul 22 - 12:37 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 2-for-5 with his 12th homer and his 24th steal Friday against the Padres.

It's Blackmon's eighth multihit game in his last nine starts, a stretch that has pushed his average from .269 up to .292. He's even getting the job done on the road right now, and the steals have given his value quite the boost. He's just four off his 2014 total.
Jul 18 - 1:30 AM

Charlie Blackmon went 3-for-5 with four RBI in Sunday's 11-3 win over the Braves.

Interestingly, Blackmon managed his four runs driven in despite the fact that he did not have an extra-base knock in the contest. He notched a two-run single in the second inning and another of the same variety in the sixth to account for his four plated. He's now recorded back-to-back three-hit games and four straight games with multiple hits. The strong close to the first half of the season brings his overall slash mark to .291/.360/.463 and he's smacked 11 homers while driving in an even 40 runs for the year. Plus, 23 steals.
Jul 12 - 7:59 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored, and two stolen bases in Friday's 5-3 win over the Braves.

Blackmon already has 23 steals over 85 games after having 28 stolen bases all of last season. Many were expecting regression from the 29-year-old, but he's proving his doubters wrong. He has an .802 OPS compared to the .775 mark he had last year.
Jul 11 - 12:43 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Dustin Garneau
3Michael McKenry
1B1Justin Morneau
2Ben Paulsen
3Matt McBride
2B1DJ LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Jose Reyes
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Kyle Parker
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Kyle Kendrick
3Chad Bettis
4Chris Rusin
5Yohan Flande
6Jon Gray
7Jordan Lyles
8Tyler Chatwood
9Tyler Anderson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1John Axford
2Boone Logan
3Scott Oberg
4Christian Friedrich
5Christian Bergman
6Gonzalez Germen
7Jairo Diaz
8Simon Castro
9Jason Gurka
10Adam Ottavino