Description: The Blue Jays have decided to keep third baseman Mark DeRosa. SOURCE: Ken Rosenthal, Fox Sports
Insight: DeRosa was claimed off waivers but instead of facilitating a trade the Jays are just going to hold onto him. A part-time player, DeRosa is hitting .231 this season with 7 HR and 29 RBI.
5/14/2013 11:07:00 AM
Description: Toronto infielder Mark DeRosa could see his name in the lineup on Tuesday due to a favorable history versus Giants left-hander Barry Zito.
Insight: DeRosa has hit three home runs in 28 at-bats against Zito. Starting third baseman Brett Lawrie continues to struggle with the bat and that could lead to DeRosa getting the rare start.
5/26/2011 10:55:00 AM
Description: Mark DeRosa has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list, as he deals with a wrist injury.
SOURCE: San Francisco Giants on Twitter
Insight: He is a great contributor when healthy, but he will now be out for a while because of his wrist injury. With this news, he is not worth holding onto in most fantasy leagues.
8/27/2010 10:49:00 AM
Description: Mark DeRosa will begin swinging a bat sometime in September as he recovers from wrist surgery.
SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle
Insight: He is a great player to have because he can play anywhere, but he has been out for the season since July. If he recovers from the surgery nicely, he should be a great addition next season to any fantasy owners.
5/7/2010 9:44:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored on Thursday against the Marlins.
Insight: DeRosa is still struggling at the plate as he is batting .205 with a home run and nine RBI. (SportsBuff.com)
4/6/2010 9:14:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 1-for-3 with a solo home run on Monday against the Astros.
Insight: DeRosa hit in the five spot in the order for the Giants and hit his first home run of the season. (SportsBuff.com)
3/12/2010 9:06:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 2-for-2 with two RBI and a walk on Thursday against the Mariners.
Insight: DeRosa is now 3-for-4 since returning to the Giants' lineup so far this Spring. (SportsBuff.com)
3/6/2010 2:31:00 PM
Description: DeRosa is expected to take live batting practice over the weekend, according to MLB.com.
Insight: DeRosa, who underwent left wrist surgery last October, believes he is healthy enough to play and is inching closer to a return to game action. (SportsBuff.com)
9/23/2009 8:26:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 2-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored against the Astros on Tuesday.
Insight: DeRosa is now 6-for-14 with two doubles, two home runs and seven RBI over his last three games. (SportsBuff.com)
9/22/2009 9:00:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 3-for-4 with a double, two home runs, four RBI and two runs scored against the Astros on Monday.
Insight: DeRosa now has 23 home runs and 76 RBI so far this season. (SportsBuff.com)
9/19/2009 1:47:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 1-for-3 with a triple, RBI and a run scored against the Cubs on Friday.
Insight: DeRosa is now 2-for-5 with a double, triple, RBI and a run scored over his last two games. (SportsBuff.com)
7/22/2009 1:26:00 PM
Description: DeRosa shrugged off his injured wrist and hit a pair of homers, including an inside-the-park job against the Astros.
Insight: After being hitless in his first 15 at bats as Cardinal, DeRosa has four hits in his last eight at bats. I wouldn't put too much stock in his nice night on Tuesday, but he isn't completely done either. (SportsBuff.com)
7/19/2009 10:31:00 AM
Description: DeRosa was activated from the DL and returned to the Cardinal lineup on Saturday. He went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
Insight: The injury may hamper DeRosa for the rest of the season. If I had him, I'd leave him on the DL (if I could) until he starts getting some hits. Wrist injuries can be problematic for power hitters. (SportsBuff.com)
7/17/2009 10:58:00 AM
Description: The Cardinals received some good news in that DeRosa could return to the lineup as soon as the end of next week, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: It had been feared that DeRosa's wrist injury would require surgery and he would be lost for the rest of the season. That doesn't seem to be the case, although the injury may sap some of DeRosa's power. (SportsBuff.com)
7/2/2009 2:29:00 PM
Description: DeRosa sprained his wrist and will likely be out for the next 3-4 games, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Insight: DeRosa's career as a Cardinal has started in a bumpy fashion. He went 0-for-9 with a walk in his first three games with the team, then sprained his wrist. Bench him for now. (SportsBuff.com)
6/30/2009 9:40:00 AM
Description: DeRosa hit second, one spot ahead of Albert Pujols, on Monday. He went 0-for-4.
Insight: DeRosa should get some pitches to hit because oppponents will not want to face Pujols. DeRosa is 0-for-7 as a Cardinal, but he will adjust. (SportsBuff.com)
6/28/2009 9:29:00 AM
Description: DeRosa was traded to the Cardinals. Cardinals GM John Mozeliak told ESPN that DeRosa would primarily play third base.
Insight: Apparently, Troy Glaus won't be back this year. DeRosa continues to outhit hit utility player reputation. He has 13 homers and 50 RBI this season. (SportsBuff.com)
6/19/2009 11:45:00 PM
Description: DeRosa went 1-for-3 with a RBI, two walks and a run scored in the Indians' loss to the Cubs on Friday.
Insight: DeRosa extended his hitting streak to eight straight games and is now batting .281 with 13 home runs and 49 RBI. (SportsBuff.com)
6/18/2009 1:28:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 2-for-5 with a double and run scored in the Indians' loss to the Brewers on Wednesday.
Insight: DeRosa extended his hitting streak to seven straight games. He has three home runs and six RBI over that span. (SportsBuff.com)
6/17/2009 1:49:00 AM
Description: DeRosa went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in the Indians' loss to the Brewers on Tuesday.
Insight: DeRosa has homered in three straight games to give him 13 home runs and 48 RBI so far this season. (SportsBuff.com)
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