Ian Desmond RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ian Desmond returns to Rockies on Saturday; other roster moves on the horizon

    Denver Post "Changes are in the offing for the Rockies’ roster as they opened the so-called second half of the season Friday. A number of moves are pending, and those moves will directly lead to other roster decisions: — Left fielder and first baseman Ian Desmond worked out Thursday and passed all of the..." July 16

  • Ian Desmond likely to make Rockies debut Sunday, in left field, not at first base

    Denver Post "“Starting in left field for the Colorado Rockies, No. 20 … Ian Desmond.” That wasn’t the scenario the Rockies envisioned when they signed Desmond to a five-year, $70 million contract to be their starting first baseman. However, that’s the announcement likely to come over the public address..." April 30

  • Rockies' Ian Desmond: Expected to return in late April

    CBS Sports "Desmond (hand) is expected to return in late April, KOA news radio's Steffan Tubbs reports. He will have surgery Wednesday to insert a metal plate in his left wrist to compensate for the fracture he sustained over the weekend. This is a shorter timetable than most were expecting, but it is also..." March 14

  • Desmond to undergo surgery on broken left hand

    Denver Post "Ian Desmond’s big-deal opportunity to play with the Rockies will wait. The first-time first baseman who signed a five-year, $70 million contract in the offseason, will instead undergo surgery to repair a broken left hand, the Rockies said Monday. Desmond will have surgery Wednesday morning to..." March 13

  • Ian Desmond breaks his hand in Rockies spring game on errant Reds pitch

    Denver Post "The Rockies leaped into a risky move in December when they signed shortstop-turned-outfielder Ian Desmond to a rich, lengthy contract to play first base. The risk, it seemed, was asking him to suit up for a position he had never played. But the danger waiting for Desmond was at the plate. The..." March 12

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