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Charlie Culberson | Shortstop | #6

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/10/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / SF
Contract: view contract details
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Dodgers recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Culberson has batted .267/.290/.333 in 31 plate appearances this season at the major league level. The 27-year-old infielder carries no fantasy relevance. Aug 23 - 7:15 PM

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Dodgers optioned INF Charlie Culberson to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

The move clears a 25-man roster spot for Julio Urias, who will make his ninth major league start Thursday afternoon against the Nationals. Culberson has hit .267/.290/.333 in 16 games this year in the majors.
Jul 21 - 9:57 AM

Dodgers recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Culberson is starting at shortstop and batting eighth on Wednesday night against the Nationals. He has hit .259/.286/.333 in 15 games this year in the majors.
Jul 20 - 3:41 PM

Dodgers optioned INF Charlie Culberson to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Culberson is being sent down to make room for Mike Bolsinger, who was just activated off the disabled list and will start against the Angels on Wednesday. Culberson, 27, saw 27 at-bats with the Dodgers prior to his demotion. He managed seven hits (including two doubles) in that space. He could see additional time with the major league club later this season should manager Dave Roberts need a little extra bench help.
May 18 - 5:25 PM

Dodgers signed INF Charlie Culberson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

A bulging disc injury sidelined Culberson for most of the 2015 campaign. The 27-year-old utility man has hit .221 with five homers and 37 RBI in parts of three seasons with the Giants and Rockies.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 05:43:00 PM

Rockies activated INF/OF Charlie Culberson from the 60-day disabled list; sent him outright to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Culberson is over his back issue but now finds himself off the 40-man roster. The utility player could work his way back onto it with a strong showing at Albuquerque.
Sun, Jun 7, 2015 08:40:00 AM

Charlie Culberson (back) started baseball activities Wednesday.

Culberson was placed on the 60-day disabled list on April 12 with a bulging disk in his back. "Best case scenario, hopefully I'll be playing in two to three weeks," he said. Culberson isn't expected back before June.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 11:07:00 PM

Rockies recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Triple-A Albuquerque; placed him on the 60-day disabled list with a bulging disk in his back.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Scott Oberg. Culberson will be sidelined until at least June.
Sun, Apr 12, 2015 02:15:00 PM

Rockies optioned INF Charlie Culberson to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Culberson's chances of breaking camp with the big club were somewhat hampered by a bulging disk in his back. He missed a stretch from March 8 to March 25. Even had he been healthy, he was a long-shot to make the Opening Day roster. He'll serve as organizational depth for the Rockies.
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 12:56:00 PM

Charlie Culberson (back) played in a minor league game Wednesday.

Culberson hasn't played in the Cactus League since March 8 due to a bulging disk in his back, but he got in four innings in the minors game. Culberson played defense and batted in the game. His extended absence has hurt his chances of breaking camp with the club.
Wed, Mar 25, 2015 10:40:00 PM

Charlie Culberson hasn’t played since March 8 due to a back injury.

"We know how difficult backs can be, so I'm sure he'll have a different routine every day than he's had in the past just to stay out in front of this thing," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. It’s not clear when Culberson might be ready to return to game action. He’s not expected to make the Opening Day roster.
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 10:58:00 PM

Charlie Culberson went 2-for-4 with a double and a three-run home run as the Rockies went on to a 7-3 win over the Reds on Thursday.

Culberson has had a terrible season at the plate, entering Thursday night with a .526 OPS. But his fifth-inning blast off of Alfredo Simon helped pad the Rockies' lead to 7-2 at the time. It was only his third home run of the season, and he still has a meager .189/.244/.311 slash line with 18 RBI in 178 plate appearances.
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 11:51:00 PM

Getting a start at shortstop, Charlie Culberson went 0-for-3 on Monday, lowering his average to .179.

Worse, Culberson has a horrific 41/4 K/BB ratio in 134 at-bats. His ability to play all four infield spots and left field would come in handy if he were hitting at all, but he's been a liability in his bench role this year.
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 11:38:00 PM

Charlie Culberson hit a walkoff two-run homer Saturday in the Rockies' 11-10 win over the Mets.

It was a classic Coors Field shootout, with the home team coming out on top against Mets closer Kyle Farnsworth. Culberson was pinch-hitting for LaTroy Hawkins and parked one over the center field wall with Troy Tulowitzki standing on second base. It was his first home run of 2014.
Sun, May 4, 2014 12:14:00 AM

Rockies recalled INF Charlie Culberson from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

He'll take the place of the injured Michael Cuddyer (hamstring) on the active roster. Culberson is a .245/.269/.331 career hitter in the majors and can be ignored in fantasy leagues.
Mon, Apr 21, 2014 04:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
3Kyle Farmer
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Enrique Hernandez
2Charlie Culberson
3Micah Johnson
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Rob Segedin
LF1Andrew Toles
2Trayce Thompson
3Andre Ethier
4Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Darin Ruf
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Kenta Maeda
3Scott Kazmir
4Julio Urias
5Brandon McCarthy
6Jose De Leon
7Hyun-Jin Ryu
8Ross Stripling
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Pedro Baez
2Grant Dayton
3Josh Fields
4Alex Wood
5Josh Ravin
6Adam Liberatore
7Luis Avilan
8Chris Hatcher
9Vidal Nuno
10Yimi Garcia
11Louis Coleman
12Brock Stewart
13Carlos Frias
14Patrick Schuster