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Matt McBride hoping to make good impression with Rockies

Matt McBride hoping to make good impression with Rockies

At age 30, Matt McBride might feel a sense of urgency even if he is reluctant to discuss it. McBride's a proven hitter at the minor league level in his 10 professional seasons. He has compiled a .300 career average in 3,234 at-bats. Over the next six weeks, McBride is hoping to show he can hit at the major league level, too. A star catcher at Liberty High School and Lehigh University, McBride was called up to the Colorado Rockies from Triple-A Albuquerque a week ago. This is his third stint — the first two were relatively brief — on the Rockies' roster since 2012. McBride, who will play several positions for the Rockies, has a single in 12 at-bats since his...

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