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Charlie Blackmon | Outfielder | #19

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 210
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Georgia Tech
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (0) / COL
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Charlie Blackmon went 3-for-5 with a homer and a triple Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.
Blackmon's homer gave him 100 runs scored for the first time in his career. He's driven himself in 27 times now. Sep 15 - 1:36 AM

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Charlie Blackmon went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored in Tuesday's loss to the Diamondbacks.

Blackmon socked a solo home run off Robbie Ray to lead off the fifth inning. That one drew the Rockies to within 6-4, but they wouldn't score again in the contest. For the season, the 30-year-old outfielder is hitting to a .316/.377/.542 triple-slash with 26 homers and 72 RBI over 506 at-bats. Blackmon has now homered three times in his last five games.
Sep 14 - 1:17 AM

Charlie Blackmon delivered a two-run homer Friday against the Padres.

It was his 24th bomb of the season. Blackmon was starting a second straight game tonight after missing five days with back stiffness. It's left Raimel Tapia with less to do in the Colorado outfield.
Sep 10 - 2:15 AM

Charlie Blackmon was hit by a pitch as a pinch-hitter and stayed in to run Wednesday against the Giants.

Blackmon has been bothered by back stiffness, putting Raimel Tapia in center field for the Rockies. Blackmon remains day-to-day.
Sep 8 - 12:31 AM

Charlie Blackmon (back) remained out of the Rockies' lineup Sunday.

He's sat out the last two with a stiff back. Raimel Tapia will again fill in for Blackmon in center field and in the leadoff spot.
Sep 4 - 1:01 PM

Charlie Blackmon went 3-for-6 and clobbered a pair of home runs as the Rockies dispatched of the Nationals 9-4 in 11 innings in Washington on Saturday afternoon.

Blackmon's solo shot off of Alex Cole in the third inning opened the scoring in the contest. He then blasted a game-changing two-run homer off of Yusmeiro Petit in the 11th inning that proved to be the difference in the ballgame. Blackmon finished the afternoon 3-for-6 with three runs scored and three RBI and is now hitting .318/,378/.540 with 23 long balls, 63 RBI and 15 stolen bases on the season.
Aug 27 - 5:58 PM

Charlie Blackmon (toe) finished 1-for-5 with a run scored in his return to the Rockies' starting lineup Tuesday night against the Brewers.

He struck out in three of his five trips to the plate as the Rockies fell at Milwaukee. Blackmon had missed four straight starts because of a bruised right toe.
Aug 24 - 8:50 AM

Charlie Blackmon (toe) struck out as a pinch-hitter to end Monday's game against the Brewers.

Blackmon has missed four straight starts with a bruised right toe, but that he appeared as a pinch-hitter is a sign that he's getting close to returning. He's considered day-to-day.
Aug 23 - 8:14 AM

Charlie Blackmon (toe) is out of the Rockies' starting lineup again Monday versus the Brewers.

Blackmon has now missed four straight starts with a bruised right big toe. Consider him day-to-day for now. Both David Dahl and Gerardo Parra are in the outfield again on Monday.
Aug 22 - 4:23 PM

Rockies manager Walt Weiss said Saturday that he expected Charlie Blackmon (toe) to miss a couple more starts.

He's already missed two starts with a bruised right big toe and it sounds like Blackmon probably won't be back in there until at least the middle of the week. David Dahl has started the last two games in center field, with Gerardo Parra getting the call in left.
Source: Denver Post
Aug 21 - 10:30 AM

Charlie Blackmon (toe) is not in the Rockies' lineup Saturday against the Cubs.

Blackmon missed Friday's game with a bruised toe and will get another day off on Saturday. Rookie David Dahl will draw the start in center field and bat leadoff against Cubs lefty Mike Montgomery. Blackmon is still considered day-to-day.
Aug 20 - 7:11 PM

Charlie Blackmon was a late scratch from Friday's game against the Cubs due to a bruised right big toe.

It's unclear exactly how Blackmon sustained the injury, but it may have occurred during the lengthy rain delay before Friday's game. He's considered day-to-day.
Aug 19 - 10:29 PM

Charlie Blackmon, named the NL Player of the Week earlier in the day, hit his 21st homer Monday against the Nationals.

Blackmon has nine homers in his last 10 games after hitting 12 in his first 96. He already has more RBI this year (60) than he did in 157 games last season (58).
Aug 16 - 12:24 AM

Charlie Blackmon slugged three solo homers in a loss to the Phillies on Friday in Philadelphia.

It was the first three homer game of his career. He took Jake Thompson deep to lead off the third inning before homering off Edubray Ramos in the seventh and then David Hernandez in the ninth. The 30-year-old is now sitting on 18 homers through 103 games, which leaves him one shy of his career-high from 2014. His .904 OPS is over 100 points higher than where he was from 2014-2014 (.786), so he’s just getting better. For the record, he’s producing both at home and on the road.
Aug 13 - 12:20 AM

Charlie Blackmon went 4-for-6 with a homer, a double and three runs scored as the Rockies beat the Rangers 12-9 on Thursday.

The Rangers scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh for a 9-7 lead, but the Rockies came roaring right back with five runs in the top of the eighth. Blackmon is scorching at the plate, having hit .551 with three homers, a triple, two doubles and nine RBI in his last six games. He's raised his average from .299 to .317 during the span.
Aug 11 - 6:43 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Tony Wolters
3Tom Murphy
4Dustin Garneau
1B1Mark Reynolds
2Gerardo Parra
3Ryan Raburn
2B1DJ LeMahieu
SS1Daniel Descalso
2Cristhian Adames
3Trevor Story
4Pat Valaika
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1David Dahl
2Stephen Cardullo
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Raimel Tapia
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
2Jordan Patterson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Gray
2Tyler Anderson
3Tyler Chatwood
4Chad Bettis
5German Marquez
6Jorge De La Rosa
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Adam Ottavino
2Jake McGee
3Boone Logan
4Jason Motte
5Chad Qualls
6Scott Oberg
7Justin Miller
8Jairo Diaz
9Matt Carasiti
10Jordan Lyles
11Carlos Estevez
12Christian Bergman
13Eddie Butler
14Jeff Hoffman