Charlie Culberson

3B / L.A. Dodgers / EXP: 3YRS / MINORS Height: 6-0 Weight: 200 lb Age: 26 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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      Dodgers' Charlie Culberson: Signs minor league deal with Dodgers

      Culberson signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers on Saturday that includes an invite to spring training, Eric Stephen of SB Nation reports. A back injury forced Culberson to the DL to start the year, and he was outrighted upon activation in June, effectively ending his time with the Rockies. The 26-year-old has seen time at second base, third, short, first, and left field in his three seasons in the majors, but will need to hit in spring training to have any shot at a utility role on this team.

    • by R.J. White |

      Rockies activate Charlie Culberson, sent him to Triple-A

      The Rockies activated infielder Charlie Culberson from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Albuquerque. Culberson opened the season on the disabled list due to a bulging disk in his back. He hit .195/.253/.290 in 210 at-bats with the Rockies last season.

    • by R.J. White |

      Rockies' Charlie Culberson begins baseball activities

      Rockies infielder Charlie Culberson (back) began baseball activities at the team's spring-training complex Wednesday, the Denver Post reports. Culberson missed his chance to make the Opening Day roster due to a bulging disc in his back and his on the 60-day disabled list. "Best case scenario, hopefully I'll be playing in two to three weeks," Culberson said. Culberson hit .195/.253/.290 in 210 at-bats with the Rockies last season.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      Rockies move RP John Axford (family leave) off active roster

      The Rockies announced Sunday that they have moved reliever John Axford off their active roster as he deals with a family issue, replacing him with pitcher Scott Oberg, per the Denver Post. Axford's 2-year-old son was bitten by a rattlesnake in Arizona during spring training, and complications have caused the boy to need to be flown to a specialist in Colorado. Axford, who picked up a save Thursday, will miss a minimun of three games and a maximum of seven games. To make room for Oberg, the Rockies moved Charlie Culberson to the 60-day disabled list.

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Rockies place four players on disabled list to start season

      The Rockies have placed four players on the 15-day disabled list to begin the season including: infielder Charlie Culberson (back), pitchers David Hale (oblique) and Jorge De La Rosa (groin). Tyler Chatwood (elbow) was also placed on the 15-day DL. Culberson was optioned to Triple-A last week after missing much of spring training with the back injury.

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Rockies option Charlie Culberson to minor leagues

      The Rockies have decided to part ways with third baseman Charlie Culberson and optioned him to Triple-A Tuesday, reports the Denver Post. Culberson missed significant time at the beginning of spring training while dealing with a bulging disc. "The thing with Charlie is, he's very talented. He's got some tools that you don't always see in that role — there's power and speed and defense," manager Walt Weiss said. "It's a matter of tightening things up offensively. But there's a lot to like there."

    • by R.J. White |

      Rockies' Charlie Culberson (back) returns to action Saturday

      Rockies infielder Charlie Culberson was back in action for the first time in nearly three weeks Saturday, going 0 for 2 at the plate against the Cubs. Culberson has been slowed by a back issue this spring but was able to play in a minor-league game last week before making his Cactus League return Saturday. He's 4 for 13 this spring.

    • by R.J. White |

      Rockies' Descalso, Culberson in minor-league game Wednesday

      Rockies infielder Daniel Descalso (oblique) and Charlie Culberson (back) will play four innings in a minor-league game Wednesday, reports. Each will also bat in each inning as they continue to recover from their injuries. Descalso has been sidelined by an oblique strain but is in line to serve as the team's primary utility infielder. Culberson will likely not make the team after dealing with a bulging disk in his lower back.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Rockies' Charlie Culberson still out with back injury

      Rockies infielder Charlie Culberson hasn't played since March 8, due to a back problem. The team isn't sure when he'll be able to return, but it's already planning changes to make sure the problem doesn't crop up again. "We know how difficult backs can be, so I'm sure he'll have a different routine every day than he's had in the past just to stay out in front of this thing," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said, according to's Thomas Harding.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Charlie Culberson 'getting more confident' playing third base

      The Rockies have turned to utility infielder Charlie Culberson at third base since starting third baseman Nolan Arenado went on the disabled list with a broken finger. Culberson has started three straight games at third base through Monday. "I knew my role this year was going to be wherever they needed me," he said, per The Denver Post. "I'm most comfortable at short and second, but I feel good at third. I'm getting more confident there."

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