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NL West: Rockies activate Desmond from DL

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MLB: Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado activates Ian Desmond and designates Cristhian Adames for assignment. Desmond was the Rockies’ blockbuster offseason move, signing a five year, $70M contract with Colorado. The Rockies also gave up their first round draft pick this year for Desmond...why is still a mystery. The first baseman—but upon his return, left fielder— was hit by a pitch during spring training, breaking his metatarsal.

Adames did not record a single hit in 14 plate appearances, so I don’t think anyone was shocked that he was slated to give up his roster spot for Desmond.

Here’s what else is happening in the National League West: