Texas Rangers
2014 Avg.
.274
 
Career Avg.
.273
Name  Ian Kinsler
Born  6/22/1982
Height  6-0
Weight  200
Number  3
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/14/2014 11:09:00 AM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is 5-for-13 (.385) against Indians starter Trevor Bauer in his career.
Insight: Kinsler has a home run, double and two RBI against Bauer as well. Kinsler is 3-for-9 with a double, two RBI and a run in the series against Cleveland.
 
9/1/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is a career .077 hitter (1-for-13) against Indians right-hander Corey Kluber.
Insight: Kinsler went 6-for-19 (.315) over the weekend, but is a poor play in Monday's matchup. He used to be a 30-30 guy (2009, 2011), but now he'll be lucky to reach 20-20.
 
8/24/2014 7:19:00 PM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler went 2-for-5 with a walk, one RBI and three runs Sunday against the Twins.
Insight: Kinsler has gone 9-for-32 (.281) in his last seven games, but he's hitting just .233 with nine extra-base hits since the All-Star break.
 
8/19/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is hitting .100 in his career against Rays starter Chris Archer.
Insight: After a poor July, Kinsler is hitting .268 in August but has not homered since July 3 and has stolen just two bases since July 11.
 
8/8/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler has gone 12-for-33 (.364) with two doubles and five RBI in August.
Insight: Kinsler hit just .218 in July. While he's heated up again, he still hasn't homered since July 3 and he hasn't stolen a base since July 11.
 
Cold7/31/2014 12:30:00 PM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is 13-for-38 (.342) with four homers in his career against White Sox starter Jon Danks.
Insight: Kinsler has hit .153 (9-for-59) over his last 14 games, but he's a good option Thursday against Chicago.
 
Cold7/19/2014 10:19:00 AM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is just 1-for-9 against Cleveland right-hander Corey Kluber.
Insight: Kinsler has two five-game hitting streaks this month, but is hitless in the last two games and doesn't have a good matchup here.
 
7/6/2014 11:40:00 AM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler has been phenomenal this year, but faces a tall task Sunday night against Rays energetic left-hander David Price.
Insight: Kinsler is 5-for-22 (.227) lifetime against the Vandy product with three doubles and a homer. It still might be worth having him in your lineup, though, as he's hit lefties just as well as righties, has a better average at home than away and is hitting a ridiculous .383/.442/.638 over the last 14 days.
 
7/5/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is having an excellent season in Detroit, but he's facing a tough matchup in Rays right-hander Chris Archer.
Insight: Kinsler is 0-for-6 with four strikeouts versus Archer. Kinsler, .306/.343/.486 splits, had scored 60 runs, hit 11 homers and knocked in 45 runs.
 
Hot7/3/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler hit his 11th homer of the season Thursday against the Rays.
Insight: Kinsler is on pace for a 49-double, 22-homer, 18-steal season to go with 117 runs and .306/.342/.487 splits.
 
Hot6/29/2014 1:52:00 PM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is not in Sunday's starting lineup against Houston.
Insight: Kinsler has put together an excellent season, his first with detroit, batting .308 with 10 HR, 42 RBI, 55 runs and eight steals. It appears to be a routine day off.
 
Hot6/28/2014 8:23:00 PM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler collected multiple hits for the seventh straight game Saturday at Houston.
Insight: Kinsler went 2-for-5 with a double, a homer and three RBI Saturday and has batted .433 with six doubles, three homers, 14 RBI, 12 runs and two steals in his last 14 games.
 
Hot6/25/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler has gone 12-for-36 (.333) with three doubles and four homers against Rangers starter Joe Saunders.
Insight: Kinsler actually has a better average and OPS against righties (.299, .835) than lefties (.286, .685), but he's smashed Saunders in the past. He's also hitting .395 with four doubles, three homers, 10 RBI and two steals in his last 10 games.
 
Hot6/22/2014 5:02:00 PM
Description: Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler has followed up his 10-for-73 (.137) slump with 15 hits in his last 38 at-bats (.395).
Insight: Kinsler went 3-for-5 with a double, one RBI, one steal and two runs Sunday at Cleveland. He's hittin .294 with eight homers, 35 RBI, 50 runs and eight steals this season.
 
6/14/2014 8:21:00 PM
Description: Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler entered Saturday's game in a 10-for-73 (.137) slump, but he went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI against the Twins.
Insight: Kinsler was 1-for-20 in his previous five games. We'll see if he can his average back into the .300 range, where he sat for most of the season prior to this slump.
 
Cold6/11/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler has hit .145 (9-for-62) in his last 14 games, but he has a favorable matchup Wednesday.
Insight: Kinsler is 13-for-34 (.382) with three doubles and four homers against White Sox starter John Danks. Make sure he's in your lineup Wednesday.
 
6/10/2014 10:04:00 AM
Description: Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler is a career .382 with four homers against White Sox left-hander John Danks.
Insight: Kinsler has been exactly what Detroit and fantasy owners have expected, batting .287 with six homers, 28 RBI, 43 runs and six steals, though he's been struggling over the past two weeks (.154). tuesday could be the breakout day.
 
6/8/2014 10:56:00 AM
Description: Former AL West opponents Ian Kinsler, now a member of the Tigers, and John Lackey, now a starter for the Red Sox, have faced each other 38 times and Kinsler has won a good portion of those battles.
Insight: Kinsler has batted .421 with two doubles, a triple and four home runs against Lackey.
 
5/30/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Detroit 2B Ian Kinsler is a career .400 hitter (8-for-20) with three home runs versus Seattle right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma.
Insight: Kinsler has been one of the top second basemen in fantasy this season (.318, 4 HR, 23 RBI, 37 runs, 6 steals), though his past week was not his best (.250 with a .583 OPS).
 
Cold5/29/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Detroit 2B Ian Kinsler is still batting .316 this season even after going hitless in his last two games and the cold spell could continue into a third day as he's 0-for-8 versus Athletics starter Jesse Chavez.
Insight: Kinsler has been one of the top second basemen in fantasy this season, but he shouldn't be in daily lineups Thursday.