Buy or Sell: Opening Week Surprises

We’re only a week into the season and, as usual, a bunch of guys have come out of fantasy obscurity to make notable impressions over the first 5 or 6 games.  Many of these guys may be just smoke and mirrors and will disappear back into the ether over the next couple weeks, but some of them could be the breakout stars that help proactive managers win fantasy leagues.Keep in mind...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado High on Charlie Blackmon

There really is no place like home if you play for the Rockies. Charlie Blackmon aka Chuck Nazty knows this better than anyone, and helped Colorado drop 12 runs on Arizona last night at Coors. Now slashing .563/.588/.938 on the early season, Blackmon admits his nickname hasn't caught on quite like he hoped yet, but that's because it's a terrible nickname. I ain't...
Via Razzball
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Charlie Blackmon makes MLB history with 6-for-6 game

Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon went a career-best 6-for-6, including three doubles, a two-run homer and five RBIs to lead the Rockies to a 12-2 victory in their Coors Field opener. Blackmon, 27, became the first player in MLB history to homer and have three doubles as part of a 6-for-6 game.  He is also the first player in Rockies’ history to have five or more hits...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Blackmon’s six hit day was helped by Mark Trumbo

In the latest edition of The Misadventures of Mark Trumbo, Mark helps Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon collect his fourth hit of the day after this embarrassing sliding attempt on a sinking liner. The hit would end up being a double for Blackmon. It’s OK, though – Trumbo’s solo homer in the fifth was one of the lone highlights for the Diamondbacks in this 12-2 thumping by...
Via The Outside Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Charlie Blackmon Has A Busy Day

((HT: MLB))Charlie Blackmon didn't hit for the cycle against Arizona, but he did do something pretty special...Your browser does not support iframes.For someone who struggled in Spring Training, he went 6-for-6 yesterday and got his name in the history books in a few different ways:First player to go 6-for-6 with a homer and three doubles.First player since the Pirates' Dick...
Via Online Sports Guys
13 days ago  |  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: — MLB (@MLB) April 5, 2014 Via @EliasSports, Charlie Blackmon is the first player in MLB history...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
13 days ago  |  Discuss

At 1-6, D-Backs off to franchise-tying worst start

DENVER -- Charlie Blackmon's day to remember against the Diamondbacks served as the latest reminder of Arizona's tough start. Blackmon went 6 for 6 and drove in five runs, leading the Colorado over Arizona 12-2 on Friday in the Rockies' home opener. Blackmon had a homer and three doubles in becoming the first player with six hits in a game against the Diamondbacks. Carlos...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs rocked in Colorado

DENVER (AP) -- Charlie Blackmon tied a team record with six hits and drove in five runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 in their home opener Friday. Blackmon finished 6 for 6 with three doubles and a two-run homer. The only other Rockies player with six hits in a game was Andres Galarraga against Houston on July 3, 1995. Carlos Gonzalez added a two...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: Charlie Blackmon a glimpse into the future

  Ask any minor league player and they’ll tell you all they hope for is one phone call. A phone call informing them that their dream has come true. That the hours of sweat and blood spent perfecting their craft was about to pay off. A call providing their ticket to the big show. For many the stage is too great. Their time on a Major League Baseball roster is short lived, and in...
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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