Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon is not starting in Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds. Blackmon will receive a break on Saturday afternoon after Yonathan Daza and Garrett Hampson were chosen as Colorado's starting right and center fielders. Per Baseball Savant on 166 batted balls this season, Blackmon has produced...
Blackmon will sit Saturday against the Reds. Blackmon hits the bench after starting 13 straight games, a stretch in which he hit an excellent .422/.509/.622, dragging his OPS up to .792 following a slow start. Yonathan Daza starts in right field in his absence.
It was ten years ago today that a 24-year-old Charlie Blackmon made his MLB debut against the San Diego Padres. Blackmon, playing left field and batting seventh, would go 0-for-3 in a 0-2 loss to Bud Black’s Friars. He’d be making up-and-down trips from then Triple-A affiliate Colorado Springs for the next couple seasons but June 7th, 2011 would be the beginning of what has become a long and successful career for the man who’d come to be known as Chuck Nazty.
DENVER, CO - APRIL 1: Charlie Blackmon #19 of the Colorado Rockies runs towards first base during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day at Coors Field on April 1, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) On June 2, Charlie Blackmon passed Larry...
Blackmon went 3-for-4 with a solo home run, a double, three RBI and two runs scored during Thursday's victory over the Rangers. Blackmon's fourth long ball of the season came against Mike Foltynewicz in the third inning. He actually reached base on four occasions, starting off with a hit-by-pitch in the first frame. He then singled in the sixth and knocked in a two-run double in the seventh. It was the ninth multi-hit game of the season for the 34-year-old, who got off to a slow start but seems to be heating up lately with eight hits in his last four games. Blackmon is slashing .262/.362/.407 overall.
For Charlie Blackmon, enough was enough. He didn’t say it, he proved it. The veteran right fielder hit 3-for-4 and drove in two runs as the Rockies finally broke their road hex and came from behind to beat the Pirates, 4-3, Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. Colorado won the game...
Blackmon went 3-for-4 with a triple, a double, two RBI, two runs and a walk in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Pirates. Blackmon recorded his eighth multi-hit game of the year Sunday, and he came within a home run of hitting for the cycle. The 34-year-old helped spark a late-game rally to lead the Rockies to the narrow win. Blackmon is now slashing .250/.351/.381 with three home runs, 25 RBI and 20 runs this season.
Frankly, I hate the fact that I’m writing this article just as much as you’ll (probably) hate reading it – I’ll do my best to make it as palatable as possible. We’ve known for months that Trevor Story is probably on his way out at some point this season – although you never really know with this organization – and the more I’ve thought about it, the more I think it would be in the team’s best interest to get something in return for Blackmon as well.
Blackmon isn't starting the second game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Mets. Blackmon will get a breather after he went hitless in three at-bats during the first game of the twin bill. Yonathan Daza will start in right field and bat sixth.
Charlie Blackmon’s two-run home run in the sixth inning was part of a four-run spurt that proved to be difference
Blackmon went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run during Saturday's 7-6 win over Arizona. The 34-year-old went deep for the first time since May 4 when he gave the Rockies a 5-3 lead with his two-run shot during the sixth inning. Blackmon has a .246/.342/.370 slash line with three home runs, 23 RBI and 16 runs through 42 games this season.
Colorado Rockies fans are understandably furious with Charlie Blackmon after he basically gift-wrapped a homer for the San Diego Padres. This play is going to be showcased for years to come, but for all of the wrong reasons. What in the world was Charlie Blackmon thinking here? In a showdown between the Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres, Blackmon displayed one of the worst efforts you'll ever seen.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon (groin) is back in the lineup on Tuesday versus left-hander Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres. Blackmon was held out of the past few lineups with a minor groin strain. He will bat fifth Tuesday and play right field. Yonathan Daza will start in left over a resting Raimel Tapia.
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Blackmon (groin) will sit for the third straight game Monday against the Padres, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. Blackmon exited Friday's game against the Reds with a mild groin strain and hasn't been in the lineup since, though he did appear off the bench in both weekend contests. That suggests he could return to the lineup soon, but it's Yonathan Daza who will remain the starter Monday.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon (groin) is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds. Blackmon is dealing with a groin injury and will move to the bench on Saturday. Raimel Tapia returns to the lineup in left field and will bat first versus right-hander Tyler Mahle and the Reds on Saturday.
Blackmon has a mild groin strain, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports. Blackmon was lifted for a pinch-runner in the fourth inning of Friday's win over the Reds, but it is unclear how he sustained the injury. It's positive that the strain is considered only mild, though it could still cost Blackmon playing time going forward.
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