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Colorado Rockies outfielders returning from injuries at both major, minor league levels

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David Dahl is back from his injury and Corey Dickerson is getting close to a return as well.

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Corey Dickerson could return from injury soon - MLB.com
In a report from Dargan Southard, Rockies manager Walt Weiss says that outfielder Corey Dickerson could re-join the team this weekend. Dickerson has gone 4-for-11 in three games of a rehab assignment between Modesto and Albuquerque this week.

David Dahl finds stride after removing spleen - MLB.com
While Dickerson works toward a return, Thomas Harding has the story on New Britain Rock Cats center fielder David Dahl, who is 9-for-23 for the Rockies' Double-A affiliate since returning from a ruptured spleen he suffered on May 28.

Justin Morneau's return to Rockies remains murky; "I'm not sure," Weiss says - The Denver Post
In less positive injury news, Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau may not return to to the team this season according to manager Walt Weiss. Nick Groke has the full story for The Denver Post.

John Axford struggles against Rangers - MLB.com
As for the action on the field yesterday, Dargan Southard has a report on the struggles of Rockies closer John Axford, who allowed a pair of runs in the ninth inning of yesterday's 10-8 loss to the Rangers.

Rockies, Reds, Athletics win lottery for 2016 draft picks - The Denver Post
In a report in The Denver Post via the Associated Press, the Rockies acquired the third pick of competitive balance round A in the 2016 draft in the league's competitive balance lottery yesterday. The Rockies also had a competitive balance pick in 2015, which they used to select third baseman Tyler Nevin.

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Wake 'McBride' When September Comes - Rockies Zingers
For Rockies Zingers, J.J. Buck has a story on Isotopes outfielder Matt McBride, who is having an excellent season and should be in line for a September call up.