Colorado Rockies
2014 Avg.
.304
 
Career Avg.
.297
Name  Charlie Blackmon
Born  7/1/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  210
Number  19
Position  RF
Bats  L
Throws  L
7/21/2014 10:17:00 AM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon was not in the lineup Sunday due to an ankle injury and is questionable for Monday's game against Washington.
Insight: Blackmon rolled his ankle during Saturday's game. He was able to finish the 11-inning contest and his X-rays came back negative. Drew Stubbs would be his likely replacement.
 
7/20/2014 12:08:00 PM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon is not in the lineup Sunday due to an ankle injury.
Insight: Blackmon rolled his ankle during Saturday's game. He was able to finish the 11-inning contest and his X-rays came back negative, but he'll get the day off while Drew Stubbs starts.
 
Hot7/13/2014 12:27:00 AM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon posted a five-hit night and stole a base, but it wasn't enough to help the Rockies beat the Twins.
Insight: Blackmon started out hitting .352 with nine homers, 29 RBI, 34 runs, eight steals and a .998 OPS in his first 38 games, but he predictably tailed off. He appears to have found his stroke again, batting .316 this week. It doesn't hurt that Carlos Gonzalez is back in the lineup and batting second behind Blackmon.
 
7/9/2014 7:16:00 PM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon has gone 4-for-8 with a double and two homers over the last two games.
Insight: Blackmon started out hitting .352 with nine homers, 29 RBI, 34 runs, eight steals and a .998 OPS in his first 38 games, but he predictably tailed off. He hit .239 with three homers in 50 games from May 13 to July 7. He still has excellent numbers on the year, a great home ballpark and a favorable lineup spot as Colorado's leadoff hitter.
 
7/1/2014 5:27:00 PM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon is not in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: It appears to be just a rest day for the Rockies leadoff hitter. Blackmon batted .316 with six doubles, one homer and three steals over his last 17 games of June after getting off to a 5-for-35 (.143) start during the month.
 
Hot6/16/2014 10:30:00 AM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon has rebounded from a slow May and first week in June to bat .391 this past week and faces a favorable matchup on Monday night.
Insight: Blackmon is 5-for-7 against Monday's starter Hyun-Jin Ryu and coming off a six-hit weekend set against the Giants. Start him.
 
Hot6/15/2014 8:31:00 PM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon (3-for-5) put on a show Sunday against the Giants.
Insight: He's gone nine for his last 17 with three doubles, one homer and four runs batted in. The Rockies have won five straight and are now just one game under .500.
 
6/12/2014 9:10:00 PM
Description: Colorado center fielder Charlie Blackmon broke out of a 1-for-16 slump by ripping three hits Thursday in a win against the Braves.
Insight: Blackmon provided three RBI to run his season total to 42. The 27-year-old owns a .344 average at home this season.
 
6/10/2014 4:15:00 PM
Description: Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon is not in the Colorado starting lineup for Tuesday.
Insight: Blackmon (.298, 10 HR, 40 RBI, 38 runs) has gone hitless in his past two games and could just be getting a routine day off. After batting .374 in April, he hit just .260 in May and .172 in eight June games.
 
5/31/2014 7:45:00 PM
Description: Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon bashed his tenth home run of the season Saturday against Cleveland.
Insight: Blackmon (.317, 10 HR, 37 RBI) drove in four of the six Colorado runs. He's on pace to eclipse the 100 RBI plateau for the first time in his career. Fantasy owners should be starting Blackmon on a nightly basis.
 
5/27/2014 3:43:00 PM
Description: Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon is not in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against Philadelphia.
Insight: Blackmon batting to .323 after a two-hit game on Monday, but the Phillies are throwing a tough left-hander out there and the Rockies will give Blackmon the night off. Drew Stubbs will start in center and he's just 2-for-14 against Hamels, so not a great option.
 
5/24/2014 1:23:00 PM
Description: Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Atlanta.
Insight: Blackmon is still batting to .322 though he's cooled off and has just one hit over the past four games. The day off may help him.
 
5/22/2014 9:57:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon is 5-for-8 with a 1.375 OPS versus Giants veteran hurler Tim Hudson.
Insight: Blackmon is still batting to .335 though he's cooled off a bit batting .289 over the past two weeks.
 
Hot5/11/2014 4:08:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon continued his hot hitting, slamming his ninth homer of the season.
Insight: Blackmon is batting to .352 with nine home runs, 29 RBI, 34 runs and eight steals this season. He certainly one of the biggest surprises over the first six weeks.
 
Hot5/10/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon had three hits, including a double and a homer, two RBI and three runs Saturday at Cincinnati.
Insight: Blackmon is up to .355 with eight home runs, 28 RBI, 33 runs and eight steals this season.
 
5/7/2014 9:20:00 AM
Description: Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon hit his seventh homer of the season Tuesday against Texas.
Insight: Blackmon went 2-for-6 with a double, a homer, two RBI and two runs and is hitting .358 with 24 RBI, 29 runs and seven steals this season.
 
5/5/2014 5:34:00 PM
Description: Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon won't start Monday versus Texas. SOURCE: Thomas Harding, MLB.com
Insight: Even fantasy studs like Blackmon need a night off once in a while. Blackmon, aided by a lethal .422 average at Coors Field, is second in the league in hitting (.359) and fifth in runs batted in (22). Drew Stubbs (.250, 1 HR, 4 RBI) is filling in at right field tonight.
 
Hot4/23/2014 7:51:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Charlie Blackmon went 2-for-5 with a homer, three RBI, four runs scored and a steal Wednesday against the Giants.
Insight: Blackmon has hit four homers over his last three games and now has five on the year to go with his .410 average, 16 RBI, 19 runs, six steals and a 5/6 K/BB. The low-strikeout rate and Coors-Field factor should give the 27-year-old Blackmon staying power in fantasy leagues.
 
Hot4/9/2014 8:02:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Charlie Blackmon stayed hot with three hits Wednesday against the White Sox.
Insight: One of the hits was a triple. Blackmon is 16-for-34 (.471) with six extra-base hits, eight RBI, seven runs and two steals.
 
4/4/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Colorado right fielder Charlie Blackmon collected six hits Friday in a 12-2 rout of Arizona.
Insight: By all accounts, Blackmon had the game of his life on Friday. He finished with five RBI and was a triple shy of the cycle. His .563 AVG through three games is fourth-best in the major leagues.