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Charlie Culberson | Third Baseman | #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. 300) / SF
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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

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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

Rockies optioned INF Charlie Culberson to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Culberson hit just .111/.158/.167 over 20 plate appearances to earn the demotion. He'll be back later this summer.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 02:39:00 PM

Charlie Culberson went 3-for-4 with a home run against the Rangers on Wednesday.

Culberson hit a solo homer off of Tommy Hanson in the first inning and added two singles. He played at both second and third base, as he is attempting to make the cut as a utility infielder.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 06:12:00 PM

Charlie Culberson bashed a pinch-hit two-run homer in the fifth inning on Sunday, accounting for all of the Rockies offense in a losing effort against the Diamondbacks.

The 24-year-old outfielder has struggled during his brief time with the Rockies, hitting .242/.250/.379 with two homers, 10 RBI and a 1/13 BB/K ratio through 66 at-bats. He still appears to be on the outside looking in for a roster spot in the Rockies 2014 outfield.
Sun, Sep 15, 2013 07:01:00 PM

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

Culberson has hit .310/.338/.524 with 14 home runs, 64 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 97 games this season at the Triple-A level. He can play all around the diamond and could take on value in NL-only fantasy formats if the Rockies are able to find him regular playing time.
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 01:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2A.J. Ellis
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Howie Kendrick
2Chase Utley
3Charlie Culberson
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
2Alex Guerrero
LF1Andre Ethier
2Carl Crawford
3Trayce Thompson
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Scott Van Slyke
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Hyun-Jin Ryu
3Scott Kazmir
4Kenta Maeda
5Alex Wood
6Ross Stripling
7Mike Bolsinger
8Brett Anderson
9Brandon McCarthy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Chris Hatcher
3J.P. Howell
4Pedro Baez
5Yimi Garcia
6Frankie Montas
7Josh Ravin
8Louis Coleman
9Joe Blanton
10Adam Liberatore
11Zach Lee