Ian Desmond RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Ian Desmond Signs With Rockies

    CBS Dallas Forth Worth "Free agent outfielder Ian Desmond has reached an agreement with the Colorado Rockies, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Texas now must address the lack of power in the lineup with the departures of Desmond, Mitch Moreland (Red Sox), Carlos Beltran (Astros) and Prince Fielder (Retired)..." December 07

  • Contract talks between Rangers, Desmond intensifying

    MLB Trade Rumors "Talks between free agent center fielder Ian Desmond and the Rangers have “intensified” lately, Jon Morosi of FOX Sports writes (Twitter links). Desmond is likely to receive a four-year deal, Morosi adds. Desmond rejected the Rangers’ qualifying offer last month (as was expected), but it appears..." December 03

  • Report: Nats considering Ian Desmond reunion

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Nationals may find themselves dipping their toes into familiar territory this offseason. According to a report by Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Friday, though the Nationals remain focused on Andrew McCutchen as their top center field target, they’re also considering a number of..." December 02

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