Chicago Cubs
2014 Avg.
Career Avg.
Name  Dioner Navarro
Born  2/9/1984
Height  5-9
Weight  205
Number  30
Position  C
Bats  S
Throws  R
Hot8/28/2013 9:57:00 AM
Description: Chicago catcher Dioner Navarro is a career .467 hitter (7-for-15) with a 1.267 OPS versus Dodgers right-hander Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: Navarro is batting .348 over his last seven games and combined with his favorable matchup against Nolasco makes him a viable fantasy option on Wednesday.
8/7/2013 10:09:00 PM
Description: Chicago catcher Dioner Navarro had to be carted off the field Wednesday after a collision with Phillies second baseman Chase Utley. Fortunately, he was able to escape without any major injuries. SOURCE: Carrie Muskat,
Insight: X-rays on his ankle came back negative so it looks like it's just a bruise. Welington Castillo has come on take Navarro's place behind the plate.
5/29/2013 10:06:00 PM
Description: Cubs backstop Dioner Navarro went 3-for-3 with three homers and six RBI Wednesday afternoon against the White Sox.
Insight: Navarro came in hitting .200 with three homers in 55 at-bats this season and 44 career homers in 2,066 at-bats. While Wednesday's game could help him get more playing time ahead of Welington Castillo, fantasy owners for the most part can ignore this random power display.
4/28/2013 10:08:00 AM
Description: If Cubs manager Dale Sveum is paying attention to the numbers, he'll give catcher Dioner Navarro a chance to start against Miami hurler Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: Although batting just .154 this season, Navarro is a career .700 hitter (7-for-10) against the Marlins right-hander.
12/8/2010 8:40:00 PM
Description: The Dodgers have signed Dioner Navarro to a one-year deal. SOURCE: MLBFANHOUSE
Insight: He comes back to his old organization but with less fanfare than the first time. This time he will back up Rod Barajas and will likely start about 60-65 games next year.
6/10/2010 1:33:00 AM
Description: Navarro went 1-for-4 with a solo home run on Wednesday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Navarro hit his first home run of the season and is now batting .204 with a home run and six RBI so far this year. (
4/28/2010 8:30:00 AM
Description: Navarro was suspended two games for bumping an umpire during an argument.
Insight: Navarro sat out Tuesday's game and will be eligible to return to the lineup on Thursday. (
3/31/2010 8:26:00 AM
Description: Navarro went 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored on Tuesday against the Red Sox.
Insight: Navarro is now batting .471 so far this spring with two RBI and four runs scored. (
3/22/2010 8:55:00 AM
Description: reports that Navarro insists he will be ready to go for Opening Day.
Insight: Navarro is dealing with a left shin injury from a collision at home plate. He is on crutches right now but expects to return to action shortly. (