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Charlie Blackmon

32-Year-Old Outfielder – Colorado Rockies

2018 Stats

AVG

.285

HR

19

RBI

45

R

72

SB

5

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Blackmon's fourth full season with the Rockies was his best yet, as he established new career-highs in nearly every meaningful offensive category while becoming the fourth Colorado player in the last ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 218   DOB: 7/1/1986   BORN: Dallas, TX   COLLEGE: Georgia Tech   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Charlie Blackmon Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $108 million contract extension with the Rockies in April of 2018. Contract includes player options for 2022 and 2023.

July 14, 2018  –  Charlie Blackmon News

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Blackmon went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in a 10-7 win over Seattle on Friday.

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Charlie Blackmon Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 21 A TRI 68 311 290 42 98 28 21 5 2 33 13 7 16 37 3 2 0 .338 .390 .466 .856
2009 22 A MOD 133 597 550 87 169 48 34 7 7 69 30 13 39 83 3 5 0 .307 .370 .433 .803
2010 23 AA TUL 86 381 337 53 100 37 22 4 11 55 19 7 32 43 3 5 4 .297 .360 .484 .844
2011 24 AAA COL 58 272 243 49 83 33 19 4 10 49 12 5 19 34 2 3 5 .342 .396 .576 .972
2011 24 MAJ COL 27 102 98 9 25 2 1 0 1 8 5 1 3 8 1 0 0 .255 .277 .296 .573
2012 25 A TRI 17 69 59 8 14 6 5 0 1 3 3 0 7 10 0 0 3 .237 .348 .373 .721
2012 25 AAA COL 59 264 228 55 69 27 18 4 5 34 10 0 29 42 2 2 3 .303 .385 .482 .867
2012 25 MAJ COL 42 121 113 15 32 10 8 0 2 9 1 2 4 17 1 0 3 .283 .325 .407 .732
2013 26 AAA COL 68 299 257 56 74 24 15 6 3 40 7 5 35 41 1 3 3 .288 .376 .428 .804
2013 26 MAJ COL 82 258 246 35 76 25 17 2 6 22 7 0 7 49 2 0 3 .309 .336 .467 .803
2014 27 MAJ COL 154 648 593 82 171 49 27 3 19 72 28 10 31 96 6 5 13 .288 .335 .440 .775
2015 28 MAJ COL 157 682 614 93 176 57 31 9 17 58 43 13 46 112 5 4 13 .287 .347 .450 .797
2016 29 A+ MOD 2 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
2016 29 MAJ COL 143 641 578 111 187 69 35 5 29 82 17 9 43 102 3 4 13 .324 .381 .552 .933
2017 30 MAJ COL 159 725 644 137 213 86 35 14 37 104 14 10 65 135 3 3 10 .331 .399 .601 1.000
2018 31 MAJ COL 90 402 362 72 103 35 12 4 19 45 5 3 35 78 0 1 4 .285 .353 .497 .850
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3-Year Averages     153 681 612 113 192 69 33 9 27 81 24 10 51 116 3 3 12 .314 .376 .529 .906
Career  (View All)     854 3,579 3,248 554 983 333 166 37 130 400 120 48 234 597 21 17 59 .303 .359 .497 .855

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Charlie Blackmon Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 14 Sea 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .353 .497 .850
Jul. 13 Sea 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .352 .494 .846
Jul. 12 Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .351 .484 .835
Jul. 11 Ari 3 4 3 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .355 .490 .845
Jul. 10 Ari 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .348 .477 .825
Jul. 8 @Sea 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .347 .475 .822
Jul. 7 @Sea 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .348 .469 .817
Jul. 6 @Sea 5 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .353 .476 .829
Jul. 4 SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .350 .465 .815
Jul. 3 SF 5 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .348 .466 .814
Jul. 2 SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .270 .345 .455 .800
Jul. 1 @LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .347 .457 .804
Jun. 30 @LAD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .348 .459 .807
Jun. 29 @LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .271 .349 .461 .810
Jun. 28 @SF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .350 .466 .816
Jun. 27 @SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .355 .474 .829
Jun. 26 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .356 .477 .833
Jun. 24 Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .361 .483 .844
Jun. 23 Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .362 .486 .848
Jun. 22 Mia 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .363 .490 .853
Jun. 21 NYM 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .281 .363 .488 .851
Jun. 20 NYM 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .358 .486 .844
Jun. 19 NYM 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .360 .480 .840
Jun. 18 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .353 .478 .831
Jun. 17 @Tex 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .358 .485 .843
Jun. 16 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .357 .489 .846
Jun. 15 @Tex 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .362 .496 .858
Jun. 14 @Phi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .361 .500 .861
Jun. 13 @Phi 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .288 .367 .508 .875
Jun. 12 @Phi 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .366 .510 .876
Last 7 Games 30 7 10 3 0 3 6 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .355 .733 1.088
Last 14 Games 55 12 19 3 0 5 10 2 14 0 0 1 1 0 .345 .373 .673 1.046
Last 30 Games 122 22 34 5 0 6 14 6 24 1 1 2 1 0 .279 .321 .467 .788

Charlie Blackmon: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 87 87 1
2017 158 158
2016 138 138
2015 155 14 147 7
2014 142 22 69 73
2013 68 17 25 34
2012 33 15 1 17
2011 27 25 2

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Charlie Blackmon Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018147226163.299.442.802
2017213369263.333.559.952
2016175274254.331.451.843

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20182155013292.274.535.883
2017431101287811.329.6221.023
201640384255713.320.596.972

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018170396201.324.512.898
20173048124607.391.7731.239
20162786112479.335.540.939

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20181923313254.250.484.808
20173405613447.276.447.784
20163005017358.313.563.926
Charlie Blackmon vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Mike Leake SEA 7 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 .143 .250 .571 .821

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Charlie Blackmon Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 21 A TRI 311 290 5.1% 11.9% 0.43 87% .379 .128
2009 22 A MOD 597 550 6.5% 13.9% 0.47 85% .348 .126
2010 23 AA TUL 381 337 8.4% 11.3% 0.74 87% .309 .187
2011 24 AAA COL 272 243 7% 12.5% 0.56 86% .361 .234
2011 24 MAJ COL 102 98 2.9% 7.8% 0.38 92% .270 .041
2012 25 A TRI 69 59 10.1% 14.5% 0.70 83% .271 .136
2012 25 AAA COL 264 228 11% 15.9% 0.69 82% .350 .179
2012 25 MAJ COL 121 113 3.3% 14% 0.24 85% .319 .124
2013 26 AAA COL 299 257 11.7% 13.7% 0.85 84% .329 .140
2013 26 MAJ COL 258 246 2.7% 19% 0.14 80% .366 .158
2014 27 MAJ COL 648 593 4.8% 14.8% 0.32 84% .315 .152
2015 28 MAJ COL 682 614 6.7% 16.4% 0.41 82% .325 .163
2016 29 A+ MOD 8 8 0% 12.5% 0.00 88% .143 .000
2016 29 MAJ COL 641 578 6.7% 15.9% 0.42 82% .350 .228
2017 30 MAJ COL 725 644 9% 18.6% 0.48 79% .371 .270
2018 31 MAJ COL 402 362 8.7% 19.4% 0.45 78% .316 .212
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3-Year Averages     681 612 7.5% 17% 0.44 81% .350 .215
Career     3,579 3,248 6.5% 16.7% 0.39 82% .336 .194

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Charlie Blackmon Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
CF 2017 1366.3 -5 25 4 -7 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 757 -23 35 -18 -4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Charlie Blackmon    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
GOOD
8.7% BB Rate
GOOD
19.4% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.850 OPS
GREAT
.353 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.285 AVG
GOOD
.316 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.497 SLG
GOOD
.212 ISO
GOOD

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Charlie Blackmon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Blackmon went 3-for-3 with a home run, a walk, four runs and three RBI in the Rockies' 19-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

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Blackmon went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and a second run scored in Colorado's 7-1 win over Seattle on Friday.

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Blackmon is out of the lineup Sunday against the Dodgers, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Blackmon went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a stolen base in a 6-4 win over the Mets on Thursday.

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Blackmon went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Colorado's 9-4 loss to the Diamondbacks on Friday.

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Blackmon went 2-for-5 with a run and two RBI in Friday's loss to the Dodgers.

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Blackmon went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Colorado's 6-1 victory over the Giants on Friday.

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Blackmon is not in the lineup Tuesday in San Diego.

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Blackmon went 3-for-6 with a triple and two runs scored in Friday's loss to the Brewers.

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Blackmon went 1-for-2 with two walks and a solo home run Tuesday against the Cubs.

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Blackmon went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Marlins.

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Blackmon went 3-for-5 with a solo home run, three runs scored and an RBI on Sunday against the Cubs.

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Blackmon is batting third Friday against the Cubs, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.

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Blackmon went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer against the Nationals on Saturday but also struck out three times.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Although some toe injuries hampered Blackmon's ability to run last season (only 28 stolen base attempts, as opposed to 56 in 2015), those issues did not hold him back at the plate. The 30-year-old hit 35 doubles and 29 homers which propelled him to a stellar .324/.381/.552 slash line. Blackmon managed to bring his strikeout rate down below 16 percent, and his road splits were perhaps the most encouraging numbers of all. While most Rockies hitters have gaudy numbers at home that drop off as soon as they're away from Coors Field, the outfielder's OPS on the road was a mere 13 points lower than his OPS at home. If he can bring the stolen bases back into his game while maintaining this solid approach away from Coors Field, Blackmon should carry his weight as an early pick.

2016

Blackmon ran a bit in the minors ó he stole 30 bases as a 22-year-old in 2009 at High-A ó but scarcely looked like a burner in his first few major league seasons. Blackmon was unleashed in 2015, and stole a career-high 43 bases in a tidy 56 attempts (76.7 percent). He now has 71 stolen bases over the past two years. Blackmon has also been a quality hitter, primarily due to his plus contact skills, as evidenced by his .288/.336/.437 career batting line. Thanks to the statistical inflation that is Coors Field, he has been good for 16 homers per 162 games and a .288 average since coming up in 2011. With Blackmon showing that he can be an efficient basestealer, he should have a green light throughout the 2016 season. Now that he's running wild, he can add an elite skill to an already well-rounded talent base.

2015

The Rockies were prepared to go with a timeshare in both center field and the leadoff spot to open 2014, but Blackmon quashed those plans following a six-hit game in the seasonís first week. It was a harbinger of what was to come over the rest of April for Blackmon, who was arguably the fantasy MVP during that month with an incredible .389 batting average, five homers, seven steals and 23 runs scored over 28 games. Alas, the first-year starter wasnít able to sustain that level of production when his BABIP and HR/FB rate normalized, slashing a more earthly .271/.318/.405 from May onward. That larger sample represents a reasonable approximation for Blackmonís 2015 line, and while certainly not eye-popping, the 28-year-oldís base-stealing skills and moderate power profile will allow him to rack up the counting stats while he retains a regular role at the top of the order. However, like many Rockies, Blackmon was prone to dramatic home/road splits last season, making him an optimal play in home-heavy slates to avoid the batting average drain away from Coors Field.

2014

Foiled by a turf toe issue just a season before, Blackmon was actually the beneficiary of injuries in 2013. With Carlos Gonzalez and Dexter Fowler sidelined for large swaths of the second half, Blackmon received his first extended opportunity at regular duty in the majors and was magnificent, batting .309/.336/.467 in 258 at-bats, while showing moderate speed and power. He could stand for some improvement in plate discipline (2.7 percent walk rate), but his well-rounded skill set allows him to compensate for the deficiency. For the first time in his career, he'll now have a legitimate chance at earning a starting gig out of spring training, with Dexter Fowler out of the picture. Blackmon will face stiff competition from Corey Dickerson and Brandon Barnes for the job but should have the upper hand heading into the spring given his impressive finish to the previous campaign.

2013

Blackmon missed nearly the entire first half dealing with a turf toe issue, taking him out of the running for a backup outfield spot during spring training. After a run of strong play at Triple-A Colorado Springs, Blackmon earned his callup to the Rockies. Late-season injuries in the outfield resulted in a de facto 2013 audition for Blackmon, who batted .362 while playing regularly in September. Though Blackmon's power has not been as quick to develop as some might have expected, his ability to hit for contact, get on base, and steal the occasional bag somewhat offset a lack of home runs. Blackmon's all-around skill set could give him an edge over much of the existing competition in the Rockies' outfield logjam, but he will likely be relegated to no better than fourth outfielder status entering the season.

2012

Blackmon tore up the Pacific Coast League to earn a promotion to the big leagues last season, but he slumped in 27 games with the Rockies before a fractured left foot ended his season in July. On some teams, Blackmon might be a lock to grab a starting job during spring training, but he's currently in position with Colorado to enter a battle for a bench job barring a move or two by the Rockies' front office. In addition to carrying a steady contact rate through each stop in the minors, Blackmon has displayed a combination of power and speed that could make him a 20-20 threat capable of hitting for a good average at some point down the road. While the Rockies signed Michael Cuddyer as a free agent to start in right field, the trade of Seth Smith to Oakland increases Blackmon's chances of becoming the fourth outfielder this season.

2011

Blackmon, the Rockies' 2008 second-round pick, profiles as a future everyday outfielder who can play all three positions and hit for a bit of power with some nice speed. In 2010, he hit .297/.360/.484 at Double-A Tulsa with 11 homers and 19 stolen bases. He finished the year with a nice showing in the Arizona Fall League with a .264/.372/.417 batting line. Thanks for the outfield depth ahead of him, Blackmon will probably spend much of 2011 at Triple-A Colorado Springs, while he waits for a callup. At 24 years old, he's a prospect worth tracking.