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Rockies' Desmond stays upbeat after hand surgery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Ian Desmond, with his right hand, is able to drive slowly around the Colorado Rockies spring training complex in a golf cart and watch teammates practice. That's what he did Friday afternoon before the Rockies left camp to play the San Francisco Giants.

The left hand, however, is wrapped like a club. Desmond, who was set to be the Rockies' opening day first baseman, broke a bone in the hand when he was hit by a pitch in a spring training game last Sunday. He's since had surgery.

Desmond spoke to reporters about the injury for the first time Friday. He seemed upbeat despite the prognosis of at least four to six weeks until he returns.

AVG: D. LeMahieu.348
HR: N. Arenado41
RBI: N. Arenado133
SB: C. Blackmon17
W: C. Bettis14
ERA: J. Gray4.61
Saves: J. McGee15
K: J. Gray185
NL West
Arizona 00.000-
Colorado 00.000-
LA Dodgers 00.000-
San Diego 00.000-
San Francisco 00.000-
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .275 (2)
Runs: 845 (2)
Hits: 1544 (2)
Home Runs: 204 (10)
Stolen Bases: 66 (21)
OBP: .336 (3)
SLG: .457 (2)
Total Bases: 2568 (2)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.91 (28)
Runs Allowed: 860 (28)
Saves: 37 (25)
Strikeouts: 1223 (24)
OpBA: .274 (28)
OBP: .345 (29)
SLG: .446 (26)
Run Support: 5.32 (2)
Date Player Transactions
3/23 J. Hoffman Sent to Minors
3/13 M. Castro Sent to Minors
3/13 S. Moll Sent to Minors
2/1 M. Reynolds Signed to a Minor League Contract
1/31 D. Brown Signed to a Minor League Contract
Show Transactions
Date Player Status
3/14 T. Murphy Hairline fracture, right forearm (day-to-day)
3/12 I. Desmond Fractured left hand (day-to-day)
3/12 C. Qualls Right elbow discomfort (day-to-day)
3/10 C. Bettis Recovery from cancer treatments (day-to-day)
3/7 D. Dahl Stress reaction in ribcage (day-to-day)
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