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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
College: Georgia Tech
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Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-5 with two RBI and a stolen base as the Rockies took down the Giants 7-3 in Sunday's season finale.
Blackmon broke the game open in the ninth inning with a two-run single, completing a seven-run outburst in a comeback effort. He also stole second base but was stranded. Blackmon was a fantasy monster, completing the season with a .287/.347/.450 batting line, 17 home runs, 58 RBI, 93 runs scored, and 43 stolen bases. Oct 4 - 6:48 PM

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Charlie Blackmon (neck) is back in the Rockies' lineup Friday.

Blackmon missed a couple games with a stiff neck but is ready to roll after testing things out in batting practice. He's in his customary leadoff spot against Mike Bolsinger and the Dodgers.
Sep 25 - 5:55 PM

Charlie Blackmon (neck) is out of the Rockies' starting lineup again on Thursday afternoon.

Blackmon was scratched from Wednesday's game due to neck stiffness and is apparently still in some discomfort. Brandon Barnes (hamstring) is also out Thursday, so Corey Dickerson will handle center field and Rafael Ynoa will play left. Kyle Parker is in right.
Sep 24 - 12:55 PM

Charlie Blackmon was scratched Wednesday due to neck stiffness.

It's not an issue that has plagued Blackmon, so it's likely just a day-to-day deal. Brandon Barnes started in center field against the Pirates with Blackmon sidelined.
Sep 23 - 8:21 PM

Charlie Blackmon was a late scratch from the Rockies' lineup on Wednesday.

The reason for his removal from the lineup is still unclear. Brandon Barnes will start in center field in his absence. The team should provide an update shortly.
Sep 23 - 6:57 PM

Charlie Blackmon clubbed a leadoff home run in Sunday's loss to the Padres.

His solo shot off James Shields got the Rockies on the board early, but their offense was simply outmatched by the Padres in this one. Blackmon finished the afternoon 1-for-4 and is now hitting .288/.348/.453 with 16 homers, 54 RBI and 38 stolen bases on the year.
Sep 20 - 7:57 PM

Charlie Blackmon is not in the Rockies' lineup Monday.

He's probably not going to complain about a day off with Clayton Kershaw on the mound. Brandon Barnes is in center field in Blackmon's place.
Sep 14 - 5:45 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 0-for-3 with a pair of walks and swiped his 38th base of the season as the Rockies outlasted the Mariners 3-2 on Sunday.

Blackmon also scored a run in the contest. The 29-year-old outfielder stole a career-best 28 bases in a full-time role for the Rockies in 2014 and has obliterated that total this season. His 38 thefts rank him third in all of baseball, trailing only Billy Hamilton and Dee Gordon.
Sep 13 - 8:13 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, a walk, and a stolen base in Monday's 5-4 walk-off victory against the Diamondbacks.

Blackmon led off the third inning with a triple and scored his only run of the ballgame. The outfielder heads into the final month with strong numbers, batting .292/.354/.465 with 15 home runs, 51 RBI, 73 runs scored, and 36 stolen bases.
Sep 1 - 12:23 AM

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

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