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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.258
 
Career Avg.
.262
Name  Danny Valencia
Born  9/19/1984
Height  6-2
Weight  220
Number  15
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/16/2014 12:15:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays infielder Danny Valencia has gone 6-for-20 with two doubles and a homer against Chicago hurler John Danks.
Insight: Valencia is hitting .367 with a .920 OPS against lefties this season and .335 with an .886 OPS against them in his career. He's a nice cheap third-base option Saturday.
 
8/10/2014 11:58:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays infielder Danny Valencia is 10-for-15 (.667) with two doubles and three walks against Tigers starter David Price.
Insight: Valencia is kryptonite for left-handed hurlers. He has a career .331 average against southpaws and is hitting .342 against them this season. Valencia is hitting cleanup behind Jose Bautista Sunday against Detroit.
 
7/28/2014 10:49:00 PM
Description: The Blue Jays have picked up Danny Valencia from the Royals for Liam Hendriks and Erik Kratz.
Insight: Valencia has a .282 average and two home runs in 110 at-bats this season. He crushes lefties (.354 this season, .333 career) and will form a platoon with Juan Francisco at third base until Brett Lawrie returns from the DL in August.
 
5/30/2014 4:05:00 PM
Description: Royals infielder Danny Valencia (sprained left hand) is back in the lineup for Friday night's series opener with Toronto.
Insight: Valencia became the Royals everyday third baseman with the demotion of Mike Moustakas. He's batting .279 with a homer and seven RBI in 61 at-bats. He'll bat eighth.
 
5/27/2014 9:36:00 AM
Description: Royals infielder Danny Valencia is expected to miss a few additional days due to a sprained left hand.
Insight: Valencia became the Royals everyday third baseman with the demotion of Mike Moustakas. He's batting .279 with a homer and seven RBI in 61 at-bats.
 
5/26/2014 6:45:00 AM
Description: Royals infielder Danny Valencia missed Sunday's game against the LA Angels due to a sprained left hand.
Insight: Valencia, who has become the Royals everyday first baseman with the demotion of Mike Moustakas, could miss a couple of days, but at least there are no broken bones. He's batting .279 with a homer and seven RBI in 61 at-bats.
 
5/7/2014 8:22:00 PM
Description: Royals infielder Danny Valencia bashed three hits Wednesday in an 8-0 win over San Diego.
Insight: Wednesday marked Valencia's second multi-hit effort of the season. Valencia could be in line to see more at bats if Mike Moustakas (.152, 4 HR, 14 RBI) continues to struggle.
 
Hot9/20/2013 11:00:00 AM
Description: Orioles utility man Danny Valencia is likely to get the start on Friday as he's 9-for-12 with a 1.717 OPS against left-hander David Price.
Insight: Valencia has gotten a chance to play in September and made the most of it, batting .378 over 13 games. Make him your surprise starter in Friday's game against the Rays.
 
8/19/2013 11:29:00 AM
Description: Orioles just-called-up utilty man Danny Valencia is likely to get the start on Monday as he's 7-for-10 with a 1.550 OPS against David Price.
Insight: Valencia is batting just .216 in 74 at-bats this season, but could be worth a one-day flier in this favorable matchup.
 
7/23/2013 11:29:00 AM
Description: Don't be surprised in Orioles utilty man Danny Valencia gets a start on Tuesday against Royals left-hander Bruce Chen.
Insight: Valencia is batting just .206 this season, but is a 11-for-20 (.550) over his caareer with five extra-base hits versus Chen.
 
9/25/2012 10:11:00 AM
Description: Sometimes a mediocre hitter "owns" a great pitcher as is the case with Boston third baseman Danny Valencia and Tampa Bay ace David Price. Valencia is 6-for-7 (.857) in his career against Price with a 1.889 OPS.
Insight: Valencia is batting just .188 this season with an ugly .504 OPS and is a career .257 hitter, but might be worth a flier on Tuesday.
 

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