Dustin Garneau blasts another homer, Tyler Chatwood’s changeup sharp, but Angels win

Angels 8, Rockies 7, at Salt River Fields SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Early in spring training, Rockies manager Bud Black said Tony Wolters and Tom Murphy would “share duties” behind the plate. Now, with Murphy out for as long as six weeks with a hairline fracture of his right forearm, third catcher Dustin Garneau is being counted on. If Cactus League games are any indication, he...
Via The Denver Post
12 days ago

With Murphy out, Garneau, Bemboom closer to Majors

A catcher's path to the Majors is full of obstacles that are often beyond a player's control. So, the Rockies' Dustin Garneau and Anthony Bemboom are simply taking care of what they can.
14 days ago

Pederson homers to lead offense vs. Rockies

Rockies utility candidate Pat Valaika homered twice, while Gerardo Parra, Dustin Garneau and Anthony Bemboom also homered in a 10-8 victory over the Dodgers at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Monday.
23 days ago

Rockies have mixed feelings about MLB nixing intentional walk pitches. “It’s stupid,” Dustin Garneau said.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rockies hitters were gifted 35 free passes to first base last season. Their intentional walks accounted for 140 lobbed pitches from opposing teams. This season, though, those walks will come without a single throw. Major League Baseball on Wednesday received official approval from the player’s union to install a rule that allows for intentional walks without...
Via The Denver Post
February 22, 2017

Dustin Garneau is competent, and that is just fine

Ranking the Rockies, No. 21: Dustin Garneau is a catcher the Rockies hope they won’t need. Dustin Garneau often goes unnoticed. He’s a nondescript guy who has spent the majority of his seven-year career in the minor leagues. He made his debut in 2015 at age 27. He’s a grinder. His name is “Dustin.” He never occupied any top prospect lists, but he’s competent. You might...
Via Purple Row
October 26, 2016

As MLB Opening Day 2016 approaches, Rockies catcher Dustin Garneau focuses on defense

Garneau may have the inside track as the Colorado Rockies' Opening Day backup catcher, and while he's not banking on that until it's official, he is focusing hard on his job as a receiver and pitch caller. Scottsdale, Ariz. -- The last time I talked to Dustin Garneau, we focused on the catcher's role at the plate being a 'productive out' and contributing in spurts for the Colorado...
Via Purple Row
March 29, 2016

NL Only, 12 Team Draft Recap (Or How Deep Does A League Need To Be To Draft Dustin Garneau)

*balloons fall from the ceiling, sirens go off*  Oh my God, what did I win?  Little ol' me was the winner of the "Only Person To Put Dustin Garneau In A Headline?!"  *more sirens, more balloons*  I'm also the winner of the first person ever to mention Dustin Garneau in a lede?!  *yet more balloons, yet more sirens*  Okay, what is it now?  I'm the first person to mention Dustin...
Via Razzball
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ranking The Rockies: 44 Dustin Garneau

  We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here). Player: Dustin Garneau Stats: 22 G, 76 PA, .157 AVG, .224 OBP, .286 SLG...
Via BSN Denver
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Garneau homers, Bettis solid for 7 in Rockies' win

SEATTLE (AP) Dustin Garneau snapped a scoreless tie with a three-run homer in the seventh and Chad Bettis pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Bettis (7-5), making his fourth start since coming off the disabled list, struck out six and walked three. The Rockies had just three hits through...
Via Associated Press
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

McKenry needs knee surgery, Rockies call up catcher Garneau

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have called up catcher Dustin Garneau from Triple-A Albuquerque to replace catcher Michael McKenry, who needs surgery on a torn meniscus in his right knee and will miss the rest of the season. The Rockies placed McKenry on the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Garneau, who is making his first appearance on a major league roster,...
Via Associated Press
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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