What is your favorite Charlie Blackmon highlight from 2012?
Ah, yes, my cousin* who misspells his last name, Rockies OF Charlie Blackmon. Some very fine AAA performances the past two seasons, but not a lot to show for it in the majors yet. UZR does love his fielding though. Setting 100 innings as a minimum, he was second in the majors in UZR/150, just behind Anthony Gose. We’ll see if that continues. If it does, and he can recover some of the walks he lost between AAA and the majors… you never know.
For his season highlights, I think it might actually make best sense to turn to his Twitter feed, where he posts under the handle ChuckNazty. You’re just brimming with anticipation now, right? He seems fun. Presenting the top 5 contenders for top Charlie Blackmon highlight of 2012:
March 26: He went to Marshall’s.
Just got back from Marshalls. Ya… So what I shop at Marshalls. They have good stuff and you know it.
— ChuckNazty (@Chuck_Nazty) March 27, 2012
May 26: He tried Southwest Sauce for the first time.
My favorite Subway sandwich topping of the week is the green pepper. And I tried southwest sauce for the first time…Delicious!
— ChuckNazty (@Chuck_Nazty) May 26, 2012
June 7: He took a five hour nap and watched Madagascar 2 in his underwear.
I took a five hour nap today and watched Madagascar II in my underwear…best day ever!
— ChuckNazty (@Chuck_Nazty) June 7, 2012
October 15: He wondered about soap.
If soap is for cleaning can soap clean itself? I have seen some very questionable bars of soap lately
— ChuckNazty (@Chuck_Nazty) October 15, 2012
November 1: He bought cupcakes.
I bought cupcakes. It’s not my my birthday or anything…I just like cupcakes
— ChuckNazty (@Chuck_Nazty) November 1, 2012
(Lowlight of the year is no contest. October 27.)
I just poured a whole bowl of raisin bran and only got one lousy raisin. Two scoops of lies and deceit.
— ChuckNazty (@Chuck_Nazty) October 27, 2012
I think the winner has to be five hour nap / Madagascar in his underwear. Right?
*Not my cousin, unfortunately.
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