Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:18:10 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays 1B Justin Smoak could face competition from 1B Chris Colabello and 1B Daric Barton for the starting first base job if he does not start off the season well.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 11:54:39 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed 1B Chris Colabello off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 01:20:51 -0700
The Minnesota Twins may soon designate 1B Chris Colabello for assignment, according to sources. Colabello was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, Aug. 9, and his .222 average in his most recent 19 games and the performance of some players in the minors suggest Colabello's time might be up.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 10:40:22 -0700
The Minnesota Twins have optioned 1B/OF Chris Colabello to Triple-A Rochester, in order to make room for SP Trevor May on the 25-man roster.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:34:33 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Chris Colabello was hitting .318 with six home runs, eight doubles and 25 RBIs in his last 29 games before being called up from Triple-A Rochester.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:21:36 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Chris Colabello, DH Kendrys Morales and OF Chris Parmelee are expected to receive time at first base while 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) is on the 15-day disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: It is not known how the playing time will be split, but all probably will get some time at first base. Morales is probably owned in most leagues, so owners in deeper mixed leagues can consider adding Colabello or Parmelee. Colabello is a better option at this point since he was playing well before he was called up to the team.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:11:35 -0700
The Minnesota Twins placed 1B Joe Mauer (oblique) on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain. Minnesota recalled 1B/OF Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester.
Fantasy Tip: Shame -- he was starting to turn things around, including running off an ongoing 12-game hit streak. Mauer's disappointing season becomes even more depressing. At least you can stash him without having him hurt you in the lineup. This could be a lengthy absence, though. Colabello, meanwhile, regains some juice in deep-mixed leagues and might be worth checking out. Despite his slump before his demotion, he had a scorching start to the season.
Sun, 25 May 2014 18:20:11 -0700
The Minnesota Twins have optioned OFs Chris Colabello and Chris Herrmann to Triple-A Rochester.
Thu, 15 May 2014 15:07:16 -0700
Minnesota Twins 1B Chris Colabello is hitting .149/.200/.234 with one home run and three RBIs in 13 games in May after hitting .295/.343/.484 with three home runs and 27 RBIs in 24 games in April. Manager Ron Gardenhire thinks Colabello tired out by playing every day. "I think he needed (a break), because we pressed him to the limit and played him an awful lot, so I think he got a little worn down," Gardenhire said. "We used him as a pinch-hitter the last few days. But he has a great attitude."
Thu, 08 May 2014 10:04:49 -0700
Minnesota Twins C Joe Mauer (back) missed his fourth straight game with lower back spasms Thursday, May 8, and manager Ron Gardenhire said Mauer could land on the disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: If you own Mauer, it's time to start considering adding another catcher to prepare for a prolonged absence. Chris Colabello can handle the first base duties for the Twinkies with Mauer out.