Ian Desmond

#20 1B / Colorado Rockies / EXP: 11YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 215 lb Age: 33 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • Rockies' Ian Desmond: In short side of platoon
      By RotoWire Staff

      Desmond is not in Saturday's lineup against the Phillies, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports. Desmond has not started against a right-handed pitcher since May 1, and he appears to have fallen into the short side of a platoon with Raimel Tapia, who will start in left field against righty Aaron Nola on Saturday. The platoon has helped his numbers, as he is hitting .290/.405/.645 with two home runs over his last 10 games.

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    • Rockies' Ian Desmond: Slugs fifth homer
      By RotoWire Staff

      Desmond went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Friday night against Philadelphia. Desmond cut Colorado's deficit to one in the sixth inning with a two-run blast to left field, but the Phillies would emerge victorious. Despite leaving the yard Friday night, the 33-year-old is slashing .219/.284/.430 with 15 extra-base hits and 20 RBI through 39 games this season.

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    • Rockies' Ian Desmond: Sitting versus lefty
      By RotoWire Staff

      Desmond is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Padres, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports. Even with the Rockies facing a southpaw (Nick Margevicius) for the fifth straight contest, Desmond will head to the bench as manager Bud Black rolls out an all-left-handed outfield of Raimel Tapia, David Dahl and Charlie Blackmon. The Rockies are expected to face southpaws (Chris Sale and Eduardo Rodriguez) in back-to-back games Tuesday and Wednesday in Boston, so Desmond probably won't have to wait long to rejoin the lineup.

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    • Rockies' Ian Desmond: Smacks fourth home run
      By RotoWire Staff

      Desmond went 1-for-2 with three walks, a two-run home run and two runs scored Thursday against the Giants. Desmond took Derek Holland deep in the second inning to record his fourth home run of the season. With his hit today, he raised his batting average above .200 for the first time since Opening Day, an indication of how poor he's been to this point. On the bright side, three of his four home runs have come in his past 10 games, though that may not be enough for him to regularly maintain playing time over Raimel Tapia.

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    • Rockies' Ian Desmond: Rips two triples
      By RotoWire Staff

      Desmond went 2-for-4 with two triples, an RBI and a run in Colorado's 14-4 defeat to the Giants on Tuesday. Desmond took advantage of San Francisco's vast outfield, hitting a pair of three-baggers in a blowout defeat for the Rockies. He's still below the Mendoza Line with a .198 average through 106 at-bats, and has seen his playing time dip of late with the emergence of Raimel Tapia.

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    Stats

    YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBAVG
    2019 COL 42 135 19 31 5 20 14 39 0 .229
    2018 COL 160 555 82 131 22 88 53 146 20 .236
    2017 COL 95 339 47 93 7 40 24 87 15 .274
    TOTAL 1,380 5,134 679 1,350 166 666 367 1,322 178

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    Next Matchup

    SituationH/ABAVGHRRBISBBBKO
    vs LYLES (CAREER) 3/14 .214 1 0 0 0 2
    vs RHP 15/76 .197 1 6 0 9 25

    Last 7 Games

    DATEOppABRHHRRBIBBKOSB
    5/22
    5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
    5/21
    2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
    5/19
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    5/18
    0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    5/17
    4 1 1 1 2 0 0 0
    5/15
    4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0
    5/14
    3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

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    dateOpptimeScheduled Starter
    5/23
    12:35 PM Jordan Lyles
    5/24
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    8:40 PM John Means
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    9:10 PM Andrew Cashner
    5/26
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    3:10 PM David Hess
    5/27
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    3:10 PM Zack Greinke
    5/28
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    8:40 PM Merrill Kelly
    5/29
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    8:40 PM Merrill Kelly

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