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Descalso steady with bat while moving defensively

Rockies utility man Daniel Descalso has achieved a feat with an underrated degree of difficulty -- maintaining consistency in the batter's box even though he has been forced from his comfort zone defensively.
Via mlb.com
3 days ago

Daniel Descalso using Mark Reynold’s glove, his own bat, in successful 2016

  DENVER — A year ago, Daniel Descalso was a utility infielder who amounted to little more than an unexciting bench piece, failing to show the fans in Colorado what those in St. Louis had seen from him for years. Now, Descalso is a super-utility player who has found himself playing positions he never has before in his professional career all as a way to get his bat into the lineup...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago

Daniel Descalso to play LF for “first time” Weiss praises diversity and bat

  DENVER — When the Colorado Rockies posted their starting lineup for this evening’s contest against the Philadelphia Phillies, we noticed an oddity; utility infielder Daniel Descalso is slotted to play left field. BSN Denver caught up with both Descalso and manager Walt Weiss in exclusive interviews in which Descalso confirms that this is the first time he will play in a live...
Via BSN Denver
17 days ago

Descalso thwarts shutout with home run

The Rockies don't hit at Dodger Stadium, but they were saved from a shutout in their 4-1 loss Sunday by Daniel Descalso -- who hits homers there like he hits them nowhere else.
Via mlb.com
22 days ago

Welcome back: Rockies' Descalso gets ovation in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) Daniel Descalso could not believe his ears. The Colorado infielder received a standing ovation from the St. Louis fans on his first trip to the plate during Thursday's 13-7 loss. Descalso spent his first five seasons in St. Louis from to 2010-14 before he signed with Colorado as a free agent on Dec. 2, 2014. ''It was real nice,'' Descalso said. ''I wasn't really...
Via Associated Press
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Rockies' Descalso sidelined several weeks with broken hand

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Colorado Rockies' veteran utility infielder Daniel Descalso will be out several weeks with a broken bone in his non-throwing hand. Descalso was hurt Friday when he was hit on the left hand by Tom Gorzelanny's pitch in a win over Cleveland. The team announced Tuesday that an MRI revealed Descalso has an avulsion fracture. Descalso had played some shortstop...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Rockies agree with INF Descalso on $3.6M, 2-year contract

  Infielder Daniel Descalso had agreed to a $3.6 million, two-year contract with the Colorado Rockies. The 28-year-old has seen action all over the infield since being selected by St. Louis in the third round of the 2007 amateur draft. He's played 200 games at third base, along with 174 more at second. He's also slid over to shortstop (114 games) and filled in at first (nine games...
Via Associated Press
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Taking another look at Daniel Descalso

Daniel Descalso has been busy doing what he does best: Frustrating lots of St. Louis Cardinals fans. This time around, he’s back to his old tricks, namely getting clutch hits late in important games that ultimately set the team up to win games. What a jerk. I’ve been a fairly vocal critic of his, but with big [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Descalso avoid arbitration

The Cardinals and infielder Daniel Descalso avoided arbitration, agreeing to a $1.29 million, one-year contract, the midpoint between the $1.65 million he had asked for and the $930,000 St. Louis had offered. St. Louis settled with all three arbitration-eligible players, agreeing earlier this month with outfielders Peter Bourjos and Jon Jay. The 27-year-old set career bests with...
Via Associated Press
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Descalso come to terms, avoid arbitration

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals' most versatile infielder is under contract for the 2014 season. Daniel Descalso, who is one of only two major leaguers to have made more than 90 appearances at third base, second base and shortstop over the past three seasons, and the Cardinals agreed to terms on a one-year contract, the club announced Wednesday. Descalso was the last of three Cardinals...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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