St. Louis Cardinals
2014 Avg.
.272
 
Career Avg.
.308
Name  Matt Holliday
Born  1/15/1980
Height  6-4
Weight  235
Number  7
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
10/14/2014 12:13:00 PM
Description: St Louis left fielder Matt Holliday is a career .346 hitter against Giants right-hander Tim Hudson.
Insight: Holliday is hitless in the first two games of the series, but was 4-for-15 in the NLDS.
 
10/12/2014 10:55:00 AM
Description: Out of all the regulars in St Louis' lineup, left fielder Matt Holliday has had the most success against Giants' starter Jake.
Insight: It is nothing to cry home about, as Holliday has a career .286 batting average (8-for-28) against Peavy. He does have one home run and five RBI, throughout his career against San Francisco's Game 2 starter, and may need to show some power if the Cardinals want to pull even in the series, on Sunday night.
 
10/11/2014 9:57:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is just .125 (2-for-16) in his career against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner.
Insight: Bumgarner is a difficult matchup for a lot of hitters. Holliday hit .267 (4-for-15) with a home run and three RBI in the NLDS against the Dodgers.
 
10/3/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday cracks first homer of NLDS.
Insight: He was 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored. Holliday capped off St. Louis' eight-run seventh inning with a two-run shot. Randal Grichuk also went deep for the Cardinals, on Friday.
 
9/27/2014 10:48:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday departs game against Arizona with flu-like symptoms.
Insight: It should not be an issue, heading into the playoffs. Holliday was 0-for-2 with a walk before exiting the game. Peter Bourjous replaced him in left field.
 
9/26/2014 11:38:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is 4-for-10 with three home runs against Diamondbacks right-hander Trevor Cahill.
Insight: Holliday just had a modest six-game hitting streak come to an end, but he's put together another solid season after he rebounded in the second half. He's batting .274 with 20 HR, 90 RBI and an .814 OPS and has a favorable matchup.
 
9/24/2014 12:04:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is hitless in nine at-bats against Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta.
Insight: Another solid season from Holliday after he rebounded in the second half. He's batting .276 with 20 HR, 90 RBI and an .819 OPS, but has a bad matchup Wednesday.
 
9/22/2014 1:53:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is a lifetime .351 hitter (13-for-37) against Cubs hurler Travis Wood.
Insight: Another solid season from Holliday after he rebounded in the second half. He's batting .273 with 19 HR, 87 RBI and an .811 OPS.
 
Hot9/20/2014 10:19:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is a lifetime .394 hitter (13-for-33) against Reds hurler Mike Leake.
Insight: Holliday has been one of the league's hottest hitters since the All-Star break batting .317 this month and .286 with 13 HR, 42 RBI and a .901 OPS in 56 games since the Summer Classic. He's a must start Saturday.
 
9/19/2014 11:04:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday hit a solo home run in the bottom of the first as the Cardinals held on to beat the Reds, 2-1, on Friday.
Insight: Right fielder Randal Grichuk and Holliday went back-to-back in the bottom of the first to give St. Louis an early, 2-0, lead. The runs proved to be enough for starter John Lackey, who pitched seven and 2/3 innings and allowed one run. Holliday finished the game 2-for-3 and is hitting .273 with 19 home runs and 87 RBI this season.
 
9/18/2014 3:11:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday has 10 hits in his career against Brewers pitcher Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Holliday is 10-for-28 with a home run and four RBI off Lohse. The Cardinals could be due for a big day offensively as seven players, with at least five at-bats, are hitting above .500 against Lohse in their careers. Make sure Holliday is in your lineup.
 
Hot9/16/2014 11:20:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday has a favorable matchup tonight against Brewers righty Wily Peralta.
Insight: Holliday hopes to continue his hot play of late (.375 BA over past 14 days), and has the opponent to do just that. He is a .444 hitter (8-for-18) against Peralta, with two homeruns and five RBI during his career. Make sure Holliday is in your lineup.
 
9/8/2014 3:36:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday (back) is in the Cardinals starting lineup against the Reds on Monday after missing Sunday's game in Milwaukee.
Insight: Holliday is batting third and playing left field. He did not play on Sunday due to minor back tightness. Holliday has cooled off since his hot end of August. He is batting .266 with 16 home runs and 81 RBI this season.
 
9/4/2014 1:28:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is a lifetime 6-for-16 (.375) hitter with two home runs and five RBI against Brewers starter Wily Peralta.
Insight: Holliday had three straight games with multiple hits early this week but has cooled off a bit with back-to-back 0-for-3 nights. He has a good chance to get back on track on Thursday.
 
Hot9/3/2014 9:46:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is 11-for-30 (.367) with two home runs versus Pirates starter Edinson Volquez.
Insight: Holliday and Jose Bautista are the two hottest hitters in baseball at the moment. Holliday batted .319 with four homers, 19 RBI and a 1.056 OPS for the past dozen games. He's a must start.
 
Hot9/2/2014 10:24:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is 5-for-11 (.455) with a home run versus Pirates starter Jeff Locke.
Insight: Holliday and Jose Bautista are the two hottest hitters in baseball at the moment. Holliday batted .391 with four homers, 14 RBI and a 1.462 OPS for the week. He's a must start.
 
Hot9/1/2014 6:31:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI Monday against the Pirates.
Insight: Holliday has gone 19-for-55 (.345) with five doubles, four homers and 22 RBI over his last 14 games. He's now hitting .269 with 16 homers, 81 RBI, 72 runs and an .804 OPS. With a big September, the left fielder could end up with his usual numbers despite underperforming for most of the season.
 
9/1/2014 10:07:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday is as hot as he's been all season and has a favorable matchup against the Pirates Gerrit Cole (5-for-9).
Insight: Holliday went off over the weekend, going 6-for-15 with a double and three home runs. He's now batting .267 with 16 HR, 78 RBI and an .801 OPS.
 
8/31/2014 7:02:00 PM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, two runs and four RBI on Sunday against the Cubs.
Insight: Holliday started the weekend series 1-for-8, but finished out the series five for his last seven with three home runs. This coincides with Yadier Molina's return to the lineup (Molina did not play in the first game of the doubleheader on Saturday in which Holliday went 0-for-4). Conquincidence? We think not.
 
8/31/2014 9:02:00 AM
Description: Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday slammed a pair of home runs Saturday night to keep his hopes alive of posting a fifth straight 20 HR season.
Insight: Holliday with need to knock out five more in September to reach that goal. His numbers are down across the board this season, batting just .263 (the lowest of his career) with 15 HR, 74 RBI and a .786 OPS.