Raburn hit a grand slam as a pinch hitter Friday at the Braves. Raburn's eighth blast of the year came in the ninth inning to give the Rockies an 11-2 lead in a blowout victory. He came into this game with only one hit in his last 15 at-bats, and he's now slashing .234/.307/.469 in 146 at-bats on the year.
Raburn (illness) is back in the lineup Saturday against the Dodgers, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports. Scratched from Tuesday's lineup, Raburn ended up sitting Wednesday and Friday as well although the team did not say explicitly that his last two absences were due to the illness. Regardless, Raburn is back batting fifth against lefty Scott Kazmir on Saturday. Raburn is batting .257/.309/.473 against left-handed pitching this season.
Raburn (illness) remains out of the lineup Friday against the Dodgers. Raburn was scratched from Tuesday's lineup, sat Wednesday, and apparently is still not ready to go following Thursday's team off day. That said, Raburn starts primarily against lefties and the Dodgers are starting a right-hander in Bud Norris, so it's not entirely clear whether his absence is indeed related to the illness. His presence or lack thereof in Saturday's lineup against lefty Scott Kazmir will be telling.
Raburn (illness) remains out of the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports. He was scratched from Tuesday's lineup with an illness, and while he could still be a little under the weather Wednesday, the Rockies probably had a pretty easy call to sideline him with righty Aaron Sanchez on the mound for Toronto. The Rockies have an off day Thursday, but Raburn could return for the weekend series against the Dodgers. Brandon Barnes will get the start in left field and hit seventh Wednesday.
Raburn was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to illness, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports. Raburn was removed shortly after the original lineup was posted, and now a reason why has come to light. Charlie Blackmon was added to the lineup in center field with Brandon Barnes moved to left. It's uncertain if Raburn will be available in any capacity for Wednesday's series finale.
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