Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.215
 
Career Avg.
.257
Name  Jose Bautista
Born  10/19/1980
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  19
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/25/2015 5:05:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (shoulder) hopes to play the outfield within a week.
Insight: He is out for Monday's game due to the game being played in Washington. The good news here is that a DL stint appears unlikely.
 
5/25/2015 3:47:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is not in the starting lineup on Monday against the White Sox.
Insight: Bautista (.215, 7 HR, 25 RBI, 29 runs scored) had a cortisone shot in his ailing shoulder on Sunday but is likely to return in a couple of days.
 
5/24/2015 11:11:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is not in the starting lineup on Sunday against the Mariners.
Insight: Bautista is just getting the day off. Edwin Encarnacion will be the DH on Sunday. Bautista is hitting .215 with seven home runs and 25 RBI in 130 at-bats this season.
 
5/18/2015 4:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and three runs in the, 10-5, victory over the Angels on Monday.
Insight: It was Victoria Day in Canada, and Bautista celebrated in style. He had an RBI-double in the second and then a two-run double in the seventh. Bautista, however, has been a disappointment this season. He is hitting .235 with seven home runs and 23 RBI in 115 at-bats this season.
 
5/18/2015 10:03:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is 9-for-20 (.450) with a home run and six RBI versus Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson.
Insight: Bautista went 2-for-11 in the four game series with Houston as they mostly pitched around him (4 BB). He's batting just .216 with 30 strikeouts in 111 at-bats.
 
5/14/2015 11:04:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista hit a solo bomb in the first inning, but Toronto lost to Houston, 6-4, on Thursday.
Insight: Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion went deep back-to-back in the first to give Toronto a, 2-0, lead. The Blue Jays were also ahead, 4-2, but allowed four runs in the seventh. Bautista was 1-for-3 with a walk in the game.
 
5/14/2015 10:20:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is a career .400 hitter (5-for-15) with five extra-base hits and a 1.460 OPS versus Houston right-hander Roberto Hernandez.
Insight: Bautista hasn't homered in 14 games and his owners may be getting a bit worried, but it's still early. He'll be fine and might even end the homerless streak today.
 
5/12/2015 5:00:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Orioles.
Insight: He will DH, as he is still dealing with a sore shoulder. Nevertheless, Bautista should be active everywhere.
 
5/11/2015 3:26:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista will get a rest day on Monday, as he's just 2-for-29 (.069) against Baltimore starter Ubaldo Jimenez.
Insight: Bautista did have four hits in the weekend series with Boston, but hasn't gone yard since April 28 - 11 games. That wasn't likely to change in Monday's poor matchup.
 
5/11/2015 11:22:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista might get a rest day on Monday, as he's just 2-for-29 (.069) against Baltimore starter Ubaldo Jimenez.
Insight: Bautista did have four hits in the weekend series with Boston, but hasn't gone yard since April 28 - 11 games. That won't be likely to change in Monday's matchup.
 
5/5/2015 4:05:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is not in Tuesday's starting lineup.
Insight: Bautista is dealing with a sore right shoulder, but it isn't very serious and the fact he's 2-for-17 versus Michael Pineda is the more likely reason for his absence.
 
5/2/2015 8:24:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista had four RBI Saturday versus Cleveland.
Insight: Bautista went 2-for-5 with a run scored as well. He is hitting just .188 with five homers and 13 RBI.
 
4/28/2015 10:16:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista launched a home run on Tuesday night.
Insight: He had two hits in four at-bats, along with three RBI and two runs scord. Bautista is hitting just .188, but does have five homers and 13 RBI overall.
 
4/27/2015 5:48:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (shoulder) will reyurn on Monday night.
Insight: It was initially thought he would not play on Monday, but Bautista is ready to go. He will serve as Toronto's DH.
 
4/27/2015 1:43:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is expected to take batting practice on Monday and should return sometine during this series, but no Monday night.
Insight: He hasn't played since Tuesday due to shoulder soreness, but had four homers and 10 RBI in 14 games this season.
 
4/26/2015 11:22:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is not in the starting lineup versus the Rays on Sunday.
Insight: Fantasy owners might be better off because Bautista is just 2-for-24 in his career against Rays starter Chris Archer. Owners would still like Bautista to return soon. He hasn't played since Tuesday due to shoulder soreness.
 
4/25/2015 3:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is again not in the Toronto starting lineup for Saturday's game against Tampa Bay.
Insight: He is dealing with shoulder soreness and has not played since Tuesday. Michael Saunders is back from the disabled list and will start in right field.
 
4/24/2015 4:08:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is again not in the Toronto starting lineup for Friday's series opener against Tampa Bay.
Insight: He is dealing with shoulder soreness and has not played since Tuesday. Kevin Pillar is starting in right field.
 
4/23/2015 3:48:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista is again not in the Toronto starting lineup.
Insight: He is dealing with shoulder soreness and has not played since Tuesday. Kevin Pillar is starting in right field.
 
4/22/2015 4:18:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista may need a trip to the disabled list.
Insight: He is dealing with shoulder soreness and is not in the lineup on Wednesday. kevin Pillar is starting in right field. Stay tuned.
 

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