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CHARLIE BLACKMON RUMORS

Charlie Blackmon is the most underrated outfielder in baseball

For the first time this season, I got the chance to watch the Colorado Rockies live at Coors Field as they took on the Texas Rangers. Knowing the difficulties the club has had finding consistent success this season, I had an idea  of the product I would see on the field; that being a good offense and a porous pitching staff. While all that held to be true, one player did stick out...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Blackmon ties franchise record for leadoff home runs

Center fielder Charlie Blackmon catalyzed the Rockies’ offense on Sunday with a home run to lead off the game. It was his eighth leadoff home run -- all with the Rockies -- tying a team record set by Eric Young, who happens to be the team’s current first base coach. Per the Denver Post, Blackmon gave his thoughts on the significance of a leadoff homer:"It's more of a momentum...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort at it again

In Denver, there are fewer people more infamous than Dick Monfort. Widely criticized for the way he and his brother Charlie run the Colorado Rockies; it is safe to say Monfort’s not the most popular cat in Colorado. As hard as it is to believe, Dick Monfort just got a little less popular. Responding to a fan who criticized Monfort for hiring “good old boys” and ruining professional...
Via isportsweb.com
July 11, 2014  |  1 Comment

From Chicago to Colorado: a case for Jeff Samardzija

It is no secret that the Chicago Cubs are shopping around Jeff Samardzija. Again he has rejected an extension offer from the Cubs, which means he’s the hottest item on the trade market. The seven year veteran’s time with the Cubbies seems to be drawing to a close, and there’s a perfect fit for him out west. And the Colorado Rockies should heed Horace Greeley’s timeless advice...
Via isportsweb.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Highs and lows for the Colorado Rockies

If ever there was a week of roller coaster baseball for the Colorado Rockies, it’s been this week. Mid-June has provided the Colorado Rockies with the highest of the highs and the lowest of the lows. And the state of California has served as the backdrop for it all. Earlier this week the Rockies swept division rival San Francisco. Not only did they sweep the NL West-leading Giants...
Via isportsweb.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Coloraod Rockies biggest surprises: Blackmon and Lyles

The Colorado Rockies have cooled off. Dropping eight of their last ten, they once again find themselves in a familiar position in the NL West. And that’s watching the division leader ride off into the summer with a double digit game lead. While the buzz around the Colorado Rockies has buzzed down, the individual buzz of both Charlie Blackmon and Jordan Lyles has not. Deservedly...
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight things to know about Charlie Blackmon

One of the biggest surprises of the 2014 season thus far has been Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies. He leads the National League in hits and is among the league leaders in fWAR. He has played all three outfield positions and played them better than league average and is a better than league average base runner. His current wOBA is a fairly amazing .449.While Blackmon is...
Via The Flagrant Fan
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Blackmon's big day headlines last night's MLB Twitter Roundup

Fantasy Sports Locker Room takes a closer look at last night’s Fantasy Baseball News and Notes from around the majors – Twitter style. 6-for-6 with a HR, 3 doubles, 4 runs scored and 5 RBIs. That’s what @Chuck_Nazty did today: http://t.co/mx63XI1nlF pic.twitter.com/qwPwNfEU4R — MLB (@MLB) April 5, 2014 Via @EliasSports, Charlie Blackmon is the first player in MLB history...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies paint the town Black(mon) in home opener

Charlie Blackmon had a career day on Friday in the Rockies home opener.Apparently there was a battle for the center field position for the Colorado Rockies in spring training. Charlie Blackmon made that notion sound like a joke on Monday in front of a packed house at Coors Field.The 27-year-old produced an Opening Day performance for the ages. On Friday he went 6-for-6 with a home...
Via Rockies Review
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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